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.
Fixed term for 8 weeks, 37 hours per week.
CPI’s Formulation department is providing an opportunity for a summer placement student to join its existing team. The placement opportunity will allow the student to gain hands on experience in colloid techniques and formulation in an industrial environment. The student will contribute to colloid science projects and enhancement of CPI capabilities along with solving application-oriented research problems.
Duties of the role include:
We are seeking to recruit a candidate who is educated to A level or equivalent in Chemistry and currently undertaking a degree in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering or related fields. The successful candidate should be able to work to deadlines, with technical writing, problem solving and communication skills alongside experience of Microsoft Office applications. The ideal candidate will be committed to and actively seek opportunities to develop themselves within the role.
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.
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