Our engineering team keeps our production lines running smoothly at our manufacturing sites across the UK. They use their technical skills to continually improve our machinery which enables us to provide our customers with products that range from flowers and fish to bread and burgers.

What our 4-year programme involves

This is a great place to develop your technical skills and learn to become a multi-skilled maintenance engineer in the fast-paced world of food manufacturing.

Learning on-the-job at the heart of the action, you’ll gain a full understanding of Mechanical and Electrical engineering maintenance alongside food safety, compliance and processing procedures. You'll spend time away at college on block release before returning to your manufacturing site to put your learning into practice.

What you’ll study towards

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Food & Drink Engineering Maintenance. This is a residential training centre with dedicated facilities and a great campus environment.

What you’ll need

  • To be aged at least 16
  • Achieved or be predicted a GCSE Level 6 in Maths, Level 5 in Science and Level 5 in English


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“I like the challenge, learning new things and trying to better myself while creating a career and brighter future.”

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Our bakery roots go back to 1879 when Alfred Rathbone started baking bread.


Within HR we have a team of 160 people based at Head Office, out in the field and at our stores, distribution centres and manufacturing sites.


We sell 500,000 loaves of bread a day.

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