Graduate Management Trainee
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Wessex Foods are looking for talented graduates to develop into outstanding managers. Wessex Foods are market leader of quality food products with a turnover approaching ú400million. Through our fresh and frozen divisions we are a preferred supplier to major retailers and food service companies in the UK including the fast food chain Burger King. Wessex Foods is a great company for ambitious Graduates to stand out and make a name for themselves in a very fast paced and growing industry.
The Graduate Management Scheme
The Management Training programme is spread over approximately 20 months and covers all aspects of Wessex Foods business. We are committed to training and supporting our graduates so that you reach your full potential as individuals. We invest time and money in our graduates, as we believe they are the business leaders of the future.
The areas you will be involved in include:
òProduction - making effective use of materials, machinery and people to produce the best possible products at the lowest cost and on time.
òTechnical/research and development - analysing and compiling nutritional tables and identifying areas for new product development.
òSales and Marketing û Sales analysis and market research on consumer tastes and trends and liaising directly with the key clients in retail and food service.
òFinance û Business analysis, evaluating investments, predicting costs, analysing trends, making financial projections, plus accounting and managing day-to-day cash flow.
òDistribution and logistics - Making sure our product reaches the customer at the right time and the lowest cost by managing people, transport and warehousing.
What we are looking for?
òDetermination and drive
òAn interest in food! Although not essential, a relevant food or manufacturing degree background or industry experience would be advantageous
òFull driving license and location flexibility is essential
The Package we offer:
òCompetitive starting salary
òAccommodation expenses where necessary.
òBenefits on successful completion of the training programme
òExcellent opportunities to quickly progress into positions of real responsibility