Apprentice Manufacturer

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Location :
Llanychan, Ruthin

Business :
Chilly Cow Ice Cream Ltd

Ref : FSC-JNB-384

Job Description

The post holder will be responsible for supporting the existing team in the creation of ice cream

  • Assist in the day-to-day manufacturing of our dairy and non-dairy ice cream
  • Maintain high levels of hygiene within the facility throughout the production day
  • Keep up to date records of all production to allow full traceability required to adhere to the Food Act 2014
  • Receive and record deliveries accurately to allow full traceability required to adhere to the Food Act 2014
  • Adhere to recipes to allow cost effective production


  • Some experience in a food setting
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team or alone
  • Flexibility to work different schedules based on business requirements as and when required
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Good attention to detail in all aspects
  • Ability to pick up new skills quickly


  • Level 2 Food Safety
  • Level 2 HACCP

Whilst experience in any manufacturing is desirable, it is not essential, but some knowledge of basic food safety would be helpful however full training will be given. The role can be demanding physically, with heavy lifting and long periods of standing and some work within freezer stores so please do consider this when applying.

As an apprenticeship role, you will be required to commit to apprenticeship learning through Coleg Cambria over a minimum period of 18 months alongside the role, all assessments and observations will be completed on site at Chilly Cow HQ – there is no requirement to travel to learn for the apprenticeship.
Applicants must have achieved their English and Math’s GCSE at no lower than a E grade to apply.

Email your CV with a covering letter telling us why you want to follow the apprenticeship route.

Additional Information

Chilly Cow Ice Cream is a family run business supported by a small but committed team. We have significantly increased our production capacity and need extra help with creating our yummy ice cream for our customers across the North and Mid Wales communities. Our Chilly Cow family includes our team and our customers – are you the right person to join our team? The right candidate will be able to learn processes quickly, operate production equipment effectively and have knowledge of hygiene requirements of the catering industry, although full training will be given.


We are a happy hard-working team and are very supportive of each other, especially at super busy times. The right person for the team would ideally include some if not all the following traits…
Positive, creative, enthusiastic, hard worker, open and honest, understands rural life, good language and written skills, great communication, gets involved, likes to lend a hand, flexible, team player, supportive, calm under pressure, keen to learn more.

The list could be endless, but we think this is a great starting point, we are always happy to help develop skills along the way too so don’t worry if you don’t tick all the boxes…

Company benefits

  • Company Pension
  • Unlimited ice cream
  • Paid Overtime

Probationary Period

There will be a six-month probationary period, this will give us the opportunity to make sure its right for you and its right for us.


You will receive the statutory allowance of 5.6 weeks holiday (pro rata) any bank holidays that fall on your normal workday will be included in holiday allowance.

Opportunities for Development

We think its important to invest in the development of our team as an apprenticeship role we will support you on your learning journey and always look at further opportunities to develop skills for you and the needs of the business.

Start Date

We anticipate the start date of the role to be end of March 2023


Email your CV with a covering letter telling us why you want to follow the apprenticeship route.

Closing date for applications :

Contact for further information :
Anna Taylor

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