R&D Industrial Placement

  • Birmingham, UK
  • Post Date: 25th September 2019
  • Apply Before: 31st December 2019
Job Overview
1 year placement starting July 2020 Responsibilities:
  • Synthesis and evaluation of polymeric resins and formulations for coatings
  • Development of a good working relationship with other chemists both within own department and with other departments
  • Recording of experimental information and data in laboratory notebooks to a high standard
  • Written and verbal reporting of results and progress as appropriate
  • Carry out activities to an acceptable level of quality and in accordance with department and site health and safety procedures and policies
  • Predominantly lab based with some office work involved
  • Work alongside technical experts on projects that broaden your experience, give you the opportunity to work as part of a research team and enhance and develop your technical and team working skills
  • Gain greater understanding of subjects like polymerisation chemistry and formulation science
  • As a student on our Birmingham site, you will also join the 'Your AkzoNobel' community - an initiative set up to encourage networking and professional development for recent joiners to our global organisation with activities and events locally, nationally and internationally
  • Ability to analyse and interpret experimental data
  • Knowledge of COSHH
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Enthusiasm and interest in investigating and solving technical challenges
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Competent with Microsoft packages
  • Hands on
  • Proactive with a common sense approach
Job Detail
  • Salary£15,840 per annum plus relocation allowance
  • ExperienceSee requirements
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