Unilever Canada Inc.
Unilever employees show support for students at the Enactus World Cup

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Unilever Canada Inc. was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2016):

  • Unilever offers a number of financial benefits, including a share purchase plan, available to all employees, signing and year-end bonuses for all and referral bonuses for employees who successfully refer a new candidate (to $2,500)
  • Unilever supports employees who are new mothers with maternity leave top-up payments (to 100% of salary for 16 weeks) and also provides a generous subsidy to help cover the costs of adoption (to $10,000 per child)
  • Unilever manages an academic scholarship program to support children of employees who pursue post-secondary studies (to $5,000 per child)
Unilever employees can choose where they work in the company's agile work environment

Highlights

Industry Consumer Product Manufacturing
Established in Canada 1885
Publicly traded yes
Parent company Unilever
Parent company head office London, England
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON, Mississauga ON, Montréal QC, Brampton ON, Simcoe ON, Saint John NB, Etobicoke ON
Full-time employees in Canada 1,343
Part-time employees in Canada 7
Average age of employees in Canada 44
Longest serving employee 48 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 80% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 3 paid days)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Unilever Canada Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2016):

  • Unilever offers internship and co-op placements that range from 16 weeks to 1 year in marketing, finance, customer development and supply chain departments
  • Unilever created the Future Leaders Program to develop new hires for management roles in three years -- the program includes job rotations, mentoring and international assignments as well as exposure to all aspects of the business
Unilever employees greeted by Toronto Raptors all-star Kyle Lowry during a surprise visit

Highlights

Industry Consumer Product Manufacturing
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON, Mississauga ON, Montréal QC, Brampton ON, Simcoe ON, Saint John NB, Etobicoke ON
Full-time employees in Canada 1,343
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Career development in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, leadership training, online employee skills inventory
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives Fire Side Chats with the company's Vice Presidents, General Manager Roundtables

The Career Directory

Unilever Canada Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Consumer Product Manufacturing
Parent company Unilever
Parent company head office London, England
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON, Mississauga ON, Montréal QC, Brampton ON, Simcoe ON, Saint John NB, Etobicoke ON
Full-time employees in Canada 1,343
Part-time employees in Canada 7
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Other info for new grads offers the Unilever Future Leaders Program, a 3-year rotational program to support the professional development of employees
Typical new grad positions Assistant Brand Manager, Retail Representative, Financial Analyst, Engineer, Human Resources Coordinator, Planning Analyst, Business Analyst
Starting salary $60K to $65K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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