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Kellogg’s on the hunt for apprentices

Kellogg’s is on the lookout for new apprentices at its Manchester factory in a bid to nurture local ambitious talent of the future.

This National Apprentice week the cereal giant is encouraging passionate and driven individuals, who want a career in the manufacturing industry to apply online by March 31.

The scheme allows apprentices to earn while they learn, gaining qualifications including an NVQ Level 3 in Food Manufacturing Excellence and a HNC in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering.

The five-year apprenticeship consists of a year in college, following by four years working both on the factory floor and hitting the books. All apprentices work in operations during the programme on high speed machinery.

The Manchester factory manufactures top-selling cereals Corn Flakes, Frosties, Rice Krispies and Coco Pops and distributes across Europe.

The apprentice scheme has been running at the Kellogg’s factory since 1957, many people who have worked for the company for over forty years came to Kellogg’s on the apprenticeship programme.

Manchester factory director, Tony O’Brien, said: “We’re looking for a diverse range of people who are excited about a career in the manufacturing industry.

“The factory has been a central part of the local community for more than 75 years, and we are keen to nurture local, ambitious talent.

“With a few places up for grabs, each apprentice will have the opportunity to gain great exposure to key areas of manufacturing and kick start their career by becoming an industry expert.”

The Kellogg’s apprenticeship scheme was developed in conjunction with Trafford College.

The scheme is open to individuals aged 16 and over.

To apply, visit http://www.kelloggcareers.com/

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