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Product Design & Development Engineer Apprentice

Unilever, Wood St, Birkenhead, CH62 4UY
£17,940.00 annually
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What you will do in your working day
  • 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 training you will be getting

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.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

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.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Initiative


A Level or equivalent Any STEM subject (Grade B) Essential
A Level or equivalent Mathematics (Grade B) Essential

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