Student placement - School of Food Science and Nutrition


Student placement - School of Food Science and Nutrition
Student placement: Nutrition and quality assurance department.
Salary £16,000
Wagg is a market leading manufacturer of pet
foods in the UK, with exports to over 15
countries. Its two core brands are Wagg and
Harringtons sold widely through all the major
grocery multiples. We manufacture dog, cat,
smaller animal foods and treat products from
3 factories within the UK
Family owned and managed, this
entrepreneurial company is looking for
placement students to support its work on key
sensory and process controls within the
production process. A successful placement
may also be considered for longer term
employment, post graduation
• Reporting directly to either the heads of QA
or Production, depending on project.
Likelihood of regular appraisals
• Supporting application of (new) process /
process controls across key functions
• Opportunity to gain direct experience in
running parts of the production process
• Creating monthly reports, identifying
progress / issues and opportunities
• Possibility of linking the project back to
ongoing degree work, including continued
access to Wagg post placement
Are you up for the challenge?
An undergraduate within Food
Science, Technology, Nutrition
or Mechanical Engineering
seeking a 1 year placement
Expectation of a 2.1
Good computer literacy,
especially Microsoft Office
Key qualities:
Motivated individual
Strong organisational skills
Team working ability
Analytical and systematic mind
Fluent English, both spoken
and written
Job location:
Placement will be located at
our Thirsk Factory on Dalton
Start / Finish:
Summer 2013 – Summer 2014
Next steps:
Send a full CV and covering
letter to:
[email protected]
Visit to learn more about Wagg
All entries must be received by: 8th March 2013

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