An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Industrial Placement Student to join our team at Cowick, East Yorkshire for 12 months from August/September 2018. The successful candidate will work on research and development projects in our Skin Care Applications group. The role will involve the development of new test methods to use for the screening of products into a range of different areas of skin care as well as data generation and incorporating the products into formulations. Duties will involve practical laboratory work and report writing. The project work carried out during the placement will be of sufficient academic complexity to meet the requirements of a university industrial placement degree course.
A global leader in speciality chemicals, Croda is the name behind some of the world’s biggest brands providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life. In 34 countries, our 4,000 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from personal and health care, to home care and plastics.
You should have good laboratory skills and be able to communicate effectively both in reports and verbally. You will need to be a self-motivated individual with the ability to manage and plan your own workload. Team work, attention to detail and good problem analysis skill are essential for this role.
Qualifications and experience requirements
To be successful you will have an A-level in chemistry and be working toward a 2:1 in a chemistry or related degree.
Accepted degree subjects
The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including: defined benefit pension scheme, 25 days paid holiday allowance (plus bank holidays), free lunch in the on-site restaurant.
Contract and working hours
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Closing date: 26/11/2017
This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 26/11/2017