Product Design & Development Engineer Apprentice

UNILEVER U.K. CENTRAL RESOURCES LIMITED

Apprenticeship summary

The apprentice will be part of a team designing consumer relevant packaging formats considering, materials, functionality and sensorial features, all through the lens of mass production techniques to deliver consumer preferred, value driven and sustainable packaging experiences.

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Closing date: April 1, 2024

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Wage:
ยฃ17,940.00
Total hours per week:
37.5
Expected duration (weeks):
257
Positions (available):
1
Date posted:
February 7, 2024
Possible start date:
September 16, 2024
Apprenticeship level:

Degree

  • Supporting a multi-functional team with design and engineering understanding for the creation of designs that meet consumer and business needs
  • Creating technical solutions including component and assembly design
  • Exploring feasibility with virtual and physical design exploration and validation (including various prototyping methods)
  • Focus on reducing environmental footprint of all packaging in line with the Unilever Sustainable living plan

The candidate will study for a Level 6 Product Design and Development Engineer. On completion of this, you will gain a qualification in Engineering at Degree Level 6 standard.

During the first year of the apprenticeship, your learning will take place at the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre based at Catcliffe, Rotherham, for an initial block of study on a full-time basis. After this, you will attend the Training Centre for one day a week for knowledge study.

Completion of the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre apprenticeships are nationally recognised qualifications which are acknowledged and respected by employers across the world. These can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors worldwide.

Employer

UNILEVER U.K. CENTRAL RESOURCES LIMITED

Unilever is one of the worldโ€™s largest consumer goods companies, pioneering & innovating for over 120 years & enhancing the lives of over 2.5 billion consumers every day using our products to feel good, look good and get more out of life. The Beauty and Wellbeing manifesto is to drive Purpose, Science and Desire. Our iconic brands such as Dove, Clear, Sunsilk, TRESemme, Pondโ€™s, Simple, and Vaseline give us a unique opportunity to create positive change, become a beauty company and achieve our purpose of making sustainable living commonplace. We are firm believers that our packaging will play a huge role in achieving our ambitions, especially if we stay at the cutting edge of design and always have an eye on the future.

Training

Training Provider:

THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

Apprenticeship standard:

Product design and development engineer (degree) (level 6)