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Vacancy: Chemistry Industrial Placement

Location: Billingham

Job Family: R&D.

Johnson Matthey (JM) is a leading international FTSE 100 speciality chemicals company underpinned by science, technology and our people. A leader in sustainable technologies, many of our products enhance the quality of life for millions of people around the world. Johnson Matthey employs around 13,000 people in over 30 countries and the Technology Centre undertakes research work for the group. As a global leader in sustainable technologies, we apply cutting edge research to future global challenges. Our vision for a cleaner, healthier world requires us to consider the destination of our products at end of life and how we can recover critical materials from them. We constantly aim to improve our current recycling operations; improving safety, reducing environmental impact, and enhancing efficiency.

We are seeking highly-motivated Chemistry students to join our Research & Development team based in our Technology Centre in Billingham.

In these placements you will gain experience working in a world class R&D facility whilst receiving support for your own personal and professional development. Full training will be given to assist you in successfully undertaking your responsibilities. The placement will commence in Summer 2022 for a period of 12 months. The salary for the placement year will be £19,206 per annum and includes 25 days paid leave plus statutory holidays.

You will be:

  • Studying a Chemistry/Materials Science degree.
  • Looking for a one-year Industrial Placement which fulfils academic requirements through the completion of your own research project.
  • Seeking an exciting opportunity to be involved in one of our research projects, which include heterogeneous catalysis, manufacturing science and zeolite synthesis.
  • Expected to work to high safety standards.
  • Able to analyse and present experimental results both written and verbally.
  • Demonstrating good attention to detail during experimental work.
  • Able to effectively manage your own time.
  • How to Apply:

    To be considered for these opportunities please complete an online application form including the application questions. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and we reserve the right to close the role early.

    Closing date for applications: 5th October 2021 (Or untill sufficient applications have been reached, therefore we encourage you to apply as early as possible)

    Successful candidates will be invited to attend an online interview via Teams on either:

    19th or 20th October 2021

    Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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