Food Scientist Degree Apprenticeship Programme - R&D Refreshment - Degree (Level 6)

Unilever (Employer)

Nottingham Trent University (Training Provider)

Annual wage £21,336.00
40.0 hours per week Typical day is 9am to 5pm.
5 years (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Food Industry Technical Professional (apprenticeship standard)
4 positions available
31 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

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.


What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Research & Development Degree Apprentice, you will work with R&D Refreshment Degree Apprentice, you will work with R&D Refreshment teams leading the way in developing new products in Beverage and Ice Cream. Over the 5 years you will study for a BSc in Foods Science while experiencing working in different aspects of Research and 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.

Skills Required

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

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English Language, Maths (Grade 5 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent At least 3 A-Levels and a STEM subject (Grade BBC or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade B or above) Essential
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About the employer

Were one of the most competitive and successful consumer goods companies in the world. From foods to home and personal care, we make some of the best-loved brands in the world - boasting names like Persil, Marmite, Pot Noodle and Ben and Jerrys, to name just a few. Every day 150 million of our products are purchased in 150 different countries.

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