Level 6 Food Scientist Degree Apprenticeship Programme

Recruiter
Unilever
Location
Bedfordshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Jan 2019
Closes
29 Mar 2019
Specialism
Science / Research
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
24 months+

WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?

Unilever is a great place to begin your career, our Research and Development teams are recognised and respected as some of the world’s best.  They bring ideas to life that make our brands bigger, bolder and more exciting.

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 everyday.

As a R&D Refreshment Degree Apprentice, you will work with the Research & Development Refreshment teams leading the way in developing new products in Beverages and Ice Cream.  Over the 5 years you will study for a BSc while experiencing working in different aspects of Refreshment Research & Development, whether it is in the Ice cream Global Design Centre to develop Ice Cream Products for the global market, designing and utilising new technology to develop products for innovations truly ahead of the competition; or in Beverages delivering world class innovations in great tasting drinks that meet the vitality needs of our consumers or in the Discover team whose aim is to be the primary source of sustainable, new science  bringing great inventions for Unilever long-term competitiveness.

 

 

WHERE ARE THEY BASED?

Location: Unilever Colworth – Colworth Science Park, Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire

 

 

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

Grade requirements: At least 2 science A levels (or equivalent) at grade B or above – Chemistry, Physics, Biology and/or Math’s preferred.

Passion for Science:  You need to show a genuine interest in the subject area.

Skills/Competencies required:

 

 

WHAT WE WILL GIVE YOU?

  • BSc in Foods Science & Technology
  • You will learn about a variety of roles and associated skills within Ice Cream & Beverages R&D as you move to different teams throughout the 5 years of your apprenticeship.