Engineering Apprenticeships

Cranswick Country Foods, Norfolk

Cranswick Country Foods in Watton, Norfolk is serious about its quality pork products. Now we’re hungry for talented people to join us. It’s win win; you achieve your potential, we achieve our ambitious growth plans.

Job responsibilities of Engineering Apprentice:

  • This is a 4 year programme which includes 40 hours per week with one day release a week for college attendance at West Suffolk College.
  • Day to day tasks will include:
    • Rapid response to machinery breakdown
    • Data capture from key service and plant equipment
    • Planned maintenance on service and plant equipment
    • Fault diagnostics of all key equipment

What you will need:

  • A logical mind with attention to detail mind for effective problem solving
  • The ability to think fast and thrive under pressure
  • Ideally 5 GCSEs grade A to C (9-4); including mathematics, english and a physics based science subject. Minimum: grade A to D (9-3) or functional skills level 1 in maths and english

Pay and benefits:

  • Salary: £5 per hour with £2.50 per hour attendance bonus = potential earnings of £300 per week
  • Level 3 Maintenance Engineer qualification on completion of the apprenticeship
  • Pension – 3% employer contributions/5% employee contributions (optional)
  • Discounted ShareSave Scheme after 1 years' service at December
  • Discounted local gym membership
  • Enhanced holiday after 5 years’ service


Send your CV and a cover letter outlining which role you are applying for and why you are suitable to

Closing date: 31st May 2019 (please note that should we receive significant interest, this closing date may be brought forward)