Engineering Industrial Placement Student

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Engineering Industrial Placement Student

  • Post Date:9th February 2022
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We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Mechanical, Electrical or Process Engineering Industrial Placement

To start July 2022 for 12 months

£15,840 per annum plus relocation allowance*

Felling, Gateshead

Where better to put your learning into practice and gain valuable experience than as part of the team at AkzoNobel. We are more than just the largest global paints and coatings company. We are a business recognised the world over for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering continuous improvement for customers.

At AkzoNobel, we believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people. That’s why we are committed to training and development which has helped us be voted as a Top 100 Employer and a Guardian Top 300 Graduate Employer.

The internship opportunities within our business are geared towards providing you with a challenging experience. Working as part of a successful team on ‘real life’ projects you’ll be mentored by experienced professionals. With their support you will develop your analytical and team working skills, see how academic theory is applied in a corporate environment and make a real contribution to the success of the business. Day-to-day you will operate our Powder Coatings Manufacturing Pilot Line. This will involve assisting conduct experiments to support development of novel manufacturing process, the compiling equipment specifications and the planning of work, design of test equipment set ups. You will also conduct AutoCad designs, investigate manufacturing scale up issues and much more.

To be considered you must be a high achiever expecting to attain a minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent in Mechanical, Chemical or Process Engineering. You will also be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and presentation skills as well as the ability to operate independently. Some AutoCad drawing (2D and 3D) experience would be an advantage.

It goes without saying that you’ll be a highly motivated undergraduate who is interested in a career in manufacturing and keen to contribute to the progress of engaging projects within our operation. What makes you different is you are the sort of graduate who not only has ideas but also has the energy and determination to make them happen; a graduate who wants to work in an international environment and find solutions to the big challenges facing the world.

Who are AkzoNobel?

Customers around the world use our trusted brands and products. Some of them are household names, others are more specialist products, but everything we make is likely to play an essential role in your daily routine. We are experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in colour and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Our products transform homes and interiors, make buildings better, keep transport moving, and the wheels of industry turning. We have four clear and simple values: Customer Focused, Deliver on Commitments, Passion for Excellence and Winning Together. These values provide the ‘how’ for successful strategy implementation.

If you want to be part of an organisation that is truly passionate about what they do and how they do it then we would love to hear from you.

As part of the application process you will need to be available for a telephone interview and to attend an Assessment Centre.

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Requisition ID: 19731