Whether you’re starting your career or wanting a career change, look at our apprenticeship opportunities.

Samworth Brothers is committed to supporting people in developing their careers through apprenticeships – this may be as a new employee on a training programme or an existing employee who would like a change in career within the business.

Our apprenticeship opportunities cover all disciplines and we have employees studying in the following areas;

  • Finance
  • Procurement/Supply Chain
  • Personnel
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Professional driving
  • Cookery skills (Chef training)

For current apprenticeship opportunities please see our current vacancies.

If you’re interested in our new higher level apprenticeship programme for 2018, our graduate schemes or are a student seeking a one-year industrial placement, we can offer you a diverse and valuable experience where you will be encouraged to develop your skills and grow your knowledge base. Click on one of the tabs below to find out more.

Our values

The culture of Samworth Brothers is centred around People, Quality, Profit (PQP). And everything we do is guided by our deep commitment to our seven core values:

  • Quality
  • People and communities
  • Customer service
  • Food provenance
  • Integrity
  • Long-term thinking
  • Reinvestment in the business

These strong and enduring values play a vital role in guiding our business and they contribute significantly to our success. You can read more here.

Fancy meeting our apprentices? Find out more here.


Why work for Samworth Brothers?
What we do

Samworth Brothers is a fourth generation family company producing high-quality chilled and ambient foods enjoyed by millions of people across the UK every day. We employ over 8,500 people in 19 businesses and operate from well-invested and modern sites in Leicestershire, Cornwall and elsewhere in the country.

Our consumer brands include the No 1 Cornish pasty favourite, Ginsters, the iconic malt loaf, Soreen, the West Cornwall Pasty Co and sports nutrition brand, SCI-MX. Other brands include the pie specialists Walker & Son and Dickinson & Morris.

Another main part of our business is producing high-quality chilled food products such as sandwiches, salads, sausages and cooked meats, pasties and pork pies, prepared meals and desserts for many of the UK’s leading food retailers.

Read about the history of our company here.