Welcome to the Johnson Matthey Hub

Johnson Matthey is a global speciality chemicals company and a leader in sustainable technologies. Drawing on our expertise in catalysis and materials science, we develop and manufacture a wide range of high technology products, many of which provide environmental and quality of life benefits. We focus on clean air, clean energy and...

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Typically recruits

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

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Undergrad intake: 10+
Graduate intake: 75+
We are one of Britain's oldest companies, which this year celebrates it's 200th anniversary.
Operations in over 30 countries and employs around 13,000 people.
Around 1,600 of our employees work in R&D representing some 12% of the total workforce.
We focus on products for clean air, clean energy and low carbon.
Our products enhance the quality of life for millions of people every day.
Johnson Matthey is Britain’s Most Admired Company 2014.
R&D investment of £169.9 million
89% of sales from products with sustainability benefits

Placements / Internships

Graduate Opportunities (1)

  • Technicians
    • Location: Royston
    • Closing date: 2nd Jul 2017

Andrew Fish, Experimentalist

Andrew Fish – Applied Chemistry BSc (Hons) at Teesside University. Based in Billingham, Cleveland, UK. Nurturing talent I started working at Johnson Matthey in 2005 on a two year ‘young scientist’ programme, after...

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Johnson Matthey wins Innovative Product of the Year at the IChemE A...

Our joint win with Cardiff University recognises the development of a mercury-free catalyst to support a more environmentally friendly method of producing PVC. Johnson Matthey has been recognised for its innovative work with Cardiff University on an environmentally friendly catalyst for the manufacture of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), which is used to make poly vinyl chloride (PVC). The new catalyst, which is a replacement for products containing toxic mercury compounds, has been named...

Philip Hughes, Regional R&D Manager

Philip joined Johnson Matthey's Technology Centre after a sponsored PhD and worked on catalyst and zeolite projects before becoming Regional R&D Manager of our Chemical Catalysts business. joined Johnson Matthey in 2006 after completing...

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Debra Jones


Qualification: BSc Chemistry, Birmingham 2003 Joined Johnson Matthey's Technology Centre in 2004 After graduating in June 2003 I spent a year working as a chalet host in the French Alps. On returning to the UK I was invited for interview...

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Bill Cotton

Principal Engineer

Bill Cotton Chemical Engineer Loughborough University Joined ICI in 1991 Based in Billingham, Cleveland, UK I joined ICI as a Process Engineer supporting catalyst sales and licensing activities around the world and the ICI...

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