Automation & Control Engineering Technician Apprenticeship at Unilever

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Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5/6/7)
Port Sunlight Burton-on-Trent Newport Gloucester
£14,000 - £15,999
Role May Involve:
Engineering & Manufacturing

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Automation & Control Engineering Technician Apprenticeship

An engineering apprenticeship within the Unilever supply chain is a gateway to a dynamic career. You will be involved first-hand in helping our business thrive sustainably through the 400+ household brands we produce every day. By joining our engineering team as an apprentice, you will become part of our inclusive community of over 8000 of the most highly skilled engineers worldwide, spanning across 320+ factories. Working together, supporting each other, and implementing the latest technology and design to build ground-breaking solutions and innovations.

Apprentices will work in one of Unilever’s factories, alongside a multidisciplinary team who are responsible for optimising the running and maintenance of equipment.

Unilever works in partnership with the University of Sheffield (an elite Russell Group university) and the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) to deliver engineering apprenticeship programmes. This partnership offers Unilever engineering apprentices the opportunity to experience a real-world manufacturing environment and gain hands-on experience of equipment used every day in industry. Apprentices will build the knowledge, skills and on-job experience required whilst also working towards nationally recognised qualifications.

Automation and Control Engineering Technician, install, maintain, fault find and optimise hardware and software for automation systems.

Typically, this involves the above duties across a range of hardware such as on Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), the use of physical tools, software tools and instruments to carry out tasks associated with building installing and maintaining of automation systems.

About Unilever

Unilever is a global fast-moving consumer goods company and is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Beauty & Personal Care, Home Care, and Foods & Refreshment products, reaching 2.5 billion consumers a day. Unilever has more than 400 brands found in homes all over the world, including Persil, Dove, PG Tips & Magnum.

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