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Project Coordinator Summer Placement

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About Johnson Matthey

Motivated by our vision, united by our values, we do what’s right. Make a difference, to create a cleaner and healthier world, today and for future generations.

Johnson Matthey is a global leader in science that enables a cleaner and healthier world. With over 200 years of sustained commitment to innovation and technological breakthroughs, we improve the function, performance and safety of our customers’ products. Our science has a global impact in areas such as low emission transport, pharmaceuticals, chemical processing and making the most efficient use of the planet’s natural resources.

We currently have an exciting summer placement opportunity for a Project Coordinator, to join us for a six to eight-week period. strategic partnership project manager and the wider team to aid in executing ongoing and new partnerships, that fit with our business goals and values.

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Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting the project manager during the preparation of internal and external stakeholder briefings.
  • Gaining exposure to project planning and management including coordination of projects.
  • Answering internal and external telephone calls and supporting queries.
  • Working closely and alongside with tech, outreach, communication teams to execute daily tasks.
  • Carrying out administrative tasks as reasonably requested.
  • Preparation of materials.
  • Supporting the coordination of meetings.

Are you the ideal candidate?

You will be:

  • Studying Chemistry, Material Science, Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Passionate to work towards cleaner and healthier world.
  • An excellent communicator, able to adapt, and have a willingness to learn.
  • A team player with the ability to work on own initiative.
  • Organised and good attention to detail.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, particularly word and ppt.
  • Able to start the internship from June 2021.

How to apply:

If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please click 'apply online now'. For any queries or should you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application please contact

Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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Opportunity Overview

  • May 19th, 2021
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • 1 to 6 months, Summer
  • Sonning (Berkshire)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Chemical
  • Chemistry
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical

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