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 colleagues studying in the following areas:

  • Finance
  • Procurement/Supply Chain
  • Personnel
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Food Technical
  • Professional Drivers
  • Chef and Cookery
  • Leadership & Management
  • Health, Safety & Environmental

For current apprenticeship opportunities please see our current vacancies.

If you are interested in our Higher Level Apprenticeship programme, or our Graduate Scheme, 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.
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Our Culture & Values

We do good things…

We are proud to be a family business, and for four generations Samworth Brothers has been acting responsibly and doing the right thing. As a business, we exist to be a force for good in the lives of our communities, and to create greater opportunities for colleagues, our customers and our suppliers.

By being the very best at what we do, we can make profits to reinvest in a better future and a better world.

…. With Great Food

Across our businesses we make food that people love. And we’re very proud of that. But it is only possible because of our commitment to highest possible standards of quality. We believe in quality ingredients, quality processes, quality training, quality working environments, and of course quality people. Good food isn’t good enough. We want to provide the very best.


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.