R&D Industrial Placement – Polymer Research

AkzoNobel
Job Overview
Summary:
  • We have 3 12 month internship opportunities within our business which are geared towards providing you with a challenging experience
  • 1 year placement starting July 2020
  • 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 polymer chemistry 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 be a part of the Polymer Research team to support the execution of R&D technical projects for the benefit of our Performance Coatings business
  • This will involve working in a state-of-the-art polymer research laboratory, participating in active projects and following standard procedures
  • Work must be executed in a timely manner, completed to high accuracy and written into basic test reports
Requirements:
  • Be a high achiever, expecting a minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent on a course that offers the option of taking a year in industry
  • Degree subject area should be relevant i.e. Chemistry or Polymer Chemistry (preferred)
  • Good at following procedures and working safely and in accordance with chemical safety standards
  • Strong PC skills
  • Eye for detail
  • Effective team worker
  • Ideas and the energy and determination to make them happen
  • Wants to work in an international environment and find solutions to the big challenges facing the world
Job Detail
  • Salary£15,840 per annum plus relocation allowance
  • QualificationsExpecting a minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent on a course that offers you the option of taking a year in Industry
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