This programme has been designed by our talented commercial teams, for graduates looking to pursue a career within the exciting world of commercial and make a real impact on our business. Our sales and marketing teams drive our strategy forward and maintain valued customer relationships.

What does the scheme look like?

Our Commercial Graduate programme provides you with an opportunity to gain a thorough commercial understanding of our business, from farm to fork, whilst enabling you to fast track into an Executive level role within the category or commercial team. You will work with one of our established retailer accounts but will gain experience within a range of relevant departments. These retailer accounts include major retailers or food service chains.

Within two years, you will learn all the required skills you need to successfully go into an executive commercial role. During this time, you will support the teams who are at the forefront of our business, ensuring profitable and progressive growth within retail.

If you want to make a real impact in the food industry, this programme is for you.

What are we looking for?

It is essential that applicants are passionate about working within the food industry and motivated to work within the commercial function of a leading food manufacturer.

We are looking for people who can confidently present and speak to customers, who are Excel literate, savvy with numbers, and have a flexible and can-do attitude. By the end of the programme you will have aligned yourself with our core values and be ready to embark upon your career in commercial.

We do not stipulate a particular degree discipline, as we are looking for graduates with an array of skills and abilities.

Benefits and package details


Will joined the business as a graduate in 2019 as part of our first intake onto the Commercial Graduate Scheme. Will studied a science-based degree at university, but had a desire to work in a fast-paced environment and pursue a commercially focused role.

In his first six months, Will worked in a range of business departments including; Farms, Operations, Planning, Technical and New Product Development. He was able to experience the scale of the business, from learning practical butchery skills within operations, to feeding piglets on farms and taking part in Christmas product benchmarking with our New Product Development teams.

Will started his Commercial rotation with a retailer account, where he was given experience and responsibility, enabling him to grow in confidence through dealing directly with customers. He was also involved in several fresh pork and sausage launches from product concept creation, through to launch on the supermarket shelf. Will is now working as a National Account Executive on multiple major retailer accounts.

“The scheme perfectly prepared me for this role, giving me vital experience and providing constant support from colleagues within commercial and the wider business".