Logistics Degree Apprentice


The Greencore Degree Apprenticeship Programme is designed to help you reach your potential and build a rewarding career in the food manufacturing industry. In partnership with Nottingham Trent University, this 4-year apprenticeship programme will align your studies to real work experience, allowing you to earn a great salary and become an integral part of our team.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be working towards the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship, to achieve a BA (hons) in Management and Leadership, as well as professional recognition by the Chartered Management Institute.

Based in our Tamworth warehouse, our Degree Apprenticeships provide a blend of on and off the job learning, exposure, experience, and education so that you can develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours to kickstart your career. At the end of the programme, you will be supported to transition into a management role within the team, that is supports your future career goals to become a leadership and management professional in a fast-paced environment.

Based at our largest depot in Tamworth, you’ll gain experience in a number of roles over the duration of the programme, providing you with the tools to manage and lead high performing teams. You will contribute to ensuring department standards and KPIs are met, to ensuring our supply chain schedules are managed in a safe, compliant and legal way and most importantly, help make Greencore a great place to work for all our colleagues.

You will gain experience in:

  • Leading and managing others
  • Understanding end to end Supply Chain Operations
  • Continuous improvement activity to make our operations even more effective
  • Commercial and financial comprehension

What we’re looking for

At Greencore we put our people at the core. We celebrate their differences and help everyone to be themselves at work. Together we make every day taste better.

We are looking for you to have a passion for great service, and people. You will also be:

  • Passionate about working as part of a team, and have an ambition to have a long-term career in management in a logistics environment
  • Highly motivated to grow your career, studying for a degree alongside doing a demanding day job
  • Resilient and equipped to take change in your stride
  • Curious, organised and able to use your excellent communication skills to build effective relationships with a range of stakeholders

To join our Degree Apprenticeship, you will need:

  • GCSE English language and maths at grade C/4 or above or equivalent
  • 3 A Levels at BBB

or a

  • BTEC extended Diploma at DDM
  • Or previous relevant work experience
  • The right to live and work in the UK

Our operation is 24/7 so you will be required to work shifts. These will vary depending on site and could include early starts from 5am, rotating night shifts and weekends. 

You will also be required to travel for attendance at university study blocks, development events or visits to any of our other sites, therefore a full driving license would be advantageous.

If this sounds like you, join us, grow with Greencore and be a part of driving our future success.

What you’ll get in return

Not only will you gain a fully funded degree apprenticeship and alongside experience across our business you will also have access to our Greencore colleague benefits including:

  • Time to meet the learning requirements of your apprenticeship
  • Dedicated support, coaching and mentoring to support your career development
  • Travel and accommodation expenses when attending university
  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Access to Greencore qualifications
  • Company shares save scheme
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform

Internship Application Dates

  • Date posted: 18/12/2023
  • Applications available until: Thursday February 29th, 2024

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