Unilever Research & Development

BSc Packaging Professional Degree Apprenticeship - Degree (Level 6)

Unilever Research & Development (Employer)

Sheffield Hallam University Enterprises Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £14,000.00
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, times to be confirmed.
4 years (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Packaging Professional (degree) (apprenticeship standard)
4 positions available
12 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

You will be part of a team leading the way in developing new sustainable packaging and products. You will have the opportunity to work in different packaging functions to develop your skills in Packaging Excellence, Design, Sustainability and Innovation project delivery while getting a Packaging BSc from Sheffield Hallam University.


The successful candidate will work in different packaging functions to develop their skills in:

  • Packaging Excellence
  • Design
  • Sustainability
  • Innovation

Future Prospects

  • The employer is ready to invest in training to develop the skills of the successful candidate
  • This is a long-term career opportunity

Reality Check

Equality, diversity and inclusion are essential to our academic and business strengths. We believe that excellence comes through recognising the value of each individual.

Sheffield Hallam University welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

Skills Required

  • Knowledge of Design Technology, Engineering or Physics would be preferable but not a requirement
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer Literate

Qualities Required

  • Able to think on their feet
  • Uses their initiative
  • Well organised with good time management
  • Willing to learn and develop new skills i.e. CAD design
  • Detail oriented, sets high standards for themselves

Qualifications Required

Have or are predicted a minimum of 3 A Levels or equivalent with grades of BBC or above (including Maths at grade B or above) and another STEM subject.

GCSE or equivalents in English Language and Maths at grade 5/C+ or above.

Training Provided

This is a 3.5-year Packaging Degree (Level 6) Apprenticeship programme where the successful candidate will work as part of a small team, combining practical work experience with training in Packaging Development to gain a BSc in Packaging Technology at Sheffield Hallam University.

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