Welcome to the Johnson Matthey Hub

Johnson Matthey is a speciality chemicals company using science to make the world cleaner and healthier. More than 90 percent of our sales come from technologies that benefit the environment and health, enhancing people’s lives across the planet.

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Typically recruits

  • Chemical/Process
  • 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

Work Placements & Graduate Opportunities

The world’s worst bitter: discovered, ‘brewed’ and tested in Scotland

The compound, known as Bitrex, discovered by Johnson Matthey scientists in Scotland, is transforming the safety of dangerous household, automotive and industrial chemicals worldwide.

Added: 13th November 2017

Tess Cakebread-Brown, Process Engineer

"One of the best parts of working at the manufacturing site is the number of different teams you get to interact with as a process engineer."

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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...

Debra Jones


"In my time at Johnson Matthey I have experienced many areas of the business and learned a wide range of valuable transferable skills . . ."

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Double win for Johnson Matthey at the IChemE Awards

JM and BP Group Technology won the Research Project Award and the Oil and Gas Award at the Global IChemE Awards.

Added: 13th November 2017