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Level 6 R&D Food Professional Degree Apprenticeship Programme - Colworth, Bedfordshire UNILEVER U.K. CENTRAL RESOURCES LIMITED

Would you like to work with and learn from the biggest brands in the world, bringing your purpose to life with your work? We care as much about the sustainability of our business as we do about the success of our brands and our people. Together, we can feel good about the work we do every day.

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Closing date: 28 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £21,336.00

  • Working week

    Typically Monday - Friday, 9am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    5 Years

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    31 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000101517

  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • The Unilever Research and Development degree apprenticeship scheme in Colworth is your opportunity to join an exciting and challenging area within Unilever. Our apprentices follow a structured and challenging academic programme to achieve a BSc Honours degree (aligned to Foods Professional degree apprentice standard), as well as working on real projects with world renowned scientists that deliver to some of the 2.5 billion consumers who use a Unilever product every day.
  • As a Research & Development Refreshment Degree Apprentice, you will work with R&D Refreshment teams leading the way in developing new products in Beverages and Ice Cream. 
  • Over the 5 years you will study for a BSc in Foods Science while experiencing working in different aspects of Research & Development.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

As an apprentice, you’ll receive on-the-job training and experience in an administrative position along with formal training to gain the knowledge and skills you’ll need to support our business operations. You’ll join a team with a dedicated line manager committed to enhancing your career experiences. You will receive the BSc in Foods Science & Technology upon completion of this programme.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Good chances of progression temporary/permanent employment.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent in 5 subjects including English language and Maths (Grade 5 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 including 2 Science based and STEM subjects (Grade B,B,C) Essential

Things to consider

Please note: we open for applications once a year and work on a rolling basis, which means that as soon as we reach the required number of applications, we will close the process for that role/business area. Therefore, we advise applying as early as possible once applications go live to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Unilever are one of the world's largest fast-moving consumer goods companies, meaning we own, make & sell products that people use in their everyday lives. We own over 400 brands found in homes all over the world – including iconic global brands such as Dove, Lifebuoy, and Magnum. Our apprenticeship programmes allow people from all backgrounds to find their purpose and rise to their full potential, whilst learning invaluable skills and earning a wage. ​​​​​​​​​​​ All our programmes offer you on the job experience and formal training to give you the knowledge and skills to fire-up your career and give you the opportunity to work towards nationally recognised qualifications.

Employer

UNILEVER U.K. CENTRAL RESOURCES LIMITED

Address

Colworth Laboratory

Sharnbrook

Bedford

MK44 1LQ

Contact

Positions Available Across 1 Locations: Colworth

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY

Apprenticeship standard

Food industry technical professional (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)


Employer's Application Instructions

Apply online through our website!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Dec 2022