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Operations Graduate - FMCG

UK wide
£26,000 rising to £28,000 in year 2
Closing date
30 Jun 2021
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Job Details

Position- Operations Graduate - FMCG   
Location- UK wide
Programme Duration- 24 month rotational programme
Closing Date for Applications- 30th June 2021

ABP is one of Europe’s leading beef processors. We have built our success on entrepreneurship, technological investment and a deep knowledge of the sectors in which we operate. As key stakeholders in the integrity of the food supply chain we are focused on ensuring the full traceability of our products.

Our core business – ABP Beef – is supported by its renewable, pet food and protein divisions, which combine to ensure the value of by-products is maximized and the environmental impact of the business and our customers is minimized. Our company has doubled the size of its business in the past 10 years, and continues to seek additional growth opportunities through organic initiatives and potential acquisitions.

Opportunity Details

Your primary role will be to assist in the operational running of the business. This will include responsibilities such as; overseeing process flow, supporting commercial projects, investigating waste management and improving efficiencies where possible. Alongside this, there will be opportunities for you to take responsibility of teams, allowing you to develop your management style and your ability to problem solve and lead a team effectively.

We will help you gain an understanding of the core processes within the meat industry by teaching you all about process, retail production, manufacturing and procurement, the effect of freezing meats and general operational running.

Moving into your second year, you will continue your professional learning by gaining experience in hands on butchery, costings, business strategy, commercial development and people management, as well as covering modules in sustainability and supply chain management.

Preferred Skills & Experience

We’re looking for graduates that have studied an Agri, Food Science or Business/Management related degree.

  • Ideally you will have a 2:2 or above
  • You will be enthusiastic and motivated by learning
  • You will be numerate, confident with numbers and able to assimilate complex information
  • You will have strong IT skills, particularly Excel
  • You will have attention to detail and take pride in high standard of work
  • You will have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working as part of a team
  • You will be resilient and able to work with pace and to use your initiative
  • Full UK driving license

To forward your application please click the 'Apply' button and attach your CV.


At ABP UK, our mission is to be the preferred partners of multiple retailers, manufacturers and caterers in the supply of fresh and frozen meat and meat based products.

With operations strategically located throughout England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, we are the UKs largest beef processor, slaughtering in excess of 500,000 cattle per annum.

As such we are perfectly positioned to serve the needs of our customers.

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