At CPI we work with our partners to translate inventions into products and processes that enhance health and well-being, protect and improve our environment and increase productivity across industries.
With a deep understanding of innovation processes and funding, outstanding technical expertise and industry relevant assets, we enable products and processes to be quickly and cost-effectively brought to market. This supports the development of next-generation manufacturing, highly-skilled jobs and economic growth for the UK.
Our partners operate across many diverse markets including pharmaceuticals, speciality chemicals, food and drink, electronics and transportation.
CPI’s Industrial Biotechnology and Biorefining (IBB) department are providing an opportunity for a placement student to join its existing team. The placement opportunity will allow the student to gain hands on experience of working in an analytical laboratory, analysing a range of products and intermediaries using a variety of analytical techniques such as HPLC, GC, and AAS. Duties of the role include:
We are seeking to recruit a candidate who is qualified to A Level or equivalent in either Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Maths. We will also consider a passionate scientist currently working towards this qualification. The successful candidate should have a flexible and methodical approach to work and have strong numeracy skills. Applicants should be enthusiastic, have effective interpersonal skills with a high attention to detail and be willing to learn to gain hands on/practical experience.
At CPI, we offer a wide range of benefits to our employees, including: family friendly policies, flexible holidays and holiday purchasing schemes, opportunities for learning and development, generous pension plan, life assurance and accident insurance schemes.
Please note we do not accept CV’s. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader (free download) to fill in the form.