Industrial Placement Student - Synthesis
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Industrial Placement Student - Synthesis

Croda Europe Ltd
Competitive salary
Time left to apply
2 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Industrial Placement Student to join our team at Ditton, Cheshire for 12 months from August/September 2018. The successful candidate will work on research and development projects in our Personal Care Synthesis group, and carry out formulation development in our applications team. The role will involve the research and development of inorganic materials for use in solar protection, and incorporating products into formulations for our Sun Care, Colour Cosmetics and Skin Care businesses. 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.

Company information

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.

Person requirements

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



Competitive salary

The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including: defined benefit pension scheme and 25 days paid holiday allowance. (plus bank holidays)




Contract and working hours

Fixed term

How to apply

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Closing date: 26/11/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 26/11/2017

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