About Us

ABP UK is part of ABP Food Group, one of Europe’s leading consumer food producers. With over 60-years of experience. ABP has a reputation for quality and innovation. Our food business specialises in supplying and developing award-winning British beef and lamb products for retail, food service and wholesale customers worldwide.

We work across a number of markets to maximise returns for our farmer suppliers and offer efficiency and value for our customers. From the core of our business in consumer food production, we have companies as diverse as pet food manufacturing to renewable energy, giving our colleagues a broad range of opportunities for progression throughout our group. Our ABP Early Careers Academy scheme was crowned Best Training Initiative at the Food Management Awards. Whatever your interests or background, a rewarding career path will be available within ABP. 


Role Definition: Example of the Finance one

You will be working as part of the Technical team to ensure that ABP Yetminster produces safe, legal and top-quality lamb products. Products must be produced in accordance with relevant legislation and customer standards. To guarantee this, you will actively participate in verification checks, validation of processes and compliance checks. You will be part of a fast-paced, dynamic team, liaising with all levels of personnel across the business to ensure we remain compliant and maintain positive relationships internally and externally. Alongside completing your role, you’ll work towards completing your Food Industry Technologist Level 3 qualification which will help to give you the key knowledge, as well as developing the skills required.

Key Responsibilities:

        Ensure the quality of lamb at every stage of production and ensure it meets specification and legislative requirements.

        Raise process and product quality issues, oversee corrective action and update processes. 

        Audit products and processes to ensure compliance with industry standards.

        Investigate non-conforming products and processes and make recommendations to resolve issues.

        Communicate and collaborate effectively across all levels of the business.

        Conduct product sampling, interpret results and conduct trend analysis. Investigate as and when required.





Personal Attributes:

      Positive attitude.

      Ability to follow instructions and use own initiative to progress work.

      Good organisational skills.

      Interpersonal skills and ability to build internal and external relationships.

      Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

      Good verbal and written communication skills



      Completion of GCSE, A-Level or T-Level studies.

      A minimum of GCSE in English (Grade 4/C) and Maths (Grade 5/B) or above.

      Must be over 18 years of age by September 2024.

      Computer literate including Microsoft Excel.

      Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to take direction.

      Ability to challenge others in a professional and constructive manner.

      Self-motivated with a positive outlook

      Focus on attention to detail and maintaining high standards.



Future Career Path Progression:

This apprenticeship serves as a stepping stone for a career within Technical. Successful completion opens pathways to advanced qualifications and specialised roles within ABP UK. As you continue to grow, explore opportunities within technical across the group including the retail division you will have the opportunity to continue your education working towards further qualification’s. Join us on this journey and shape your future with ABP UK!

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