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Associate Researcher 6 Month Placement 2021

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Are you passionate about the science behind products you use every day? Do you want to gain experience of working with leading brands in the largest Consumer Goods company in the world?

Then this opportunity is for you.

Our Newcastle Innovation Centre focuses on developing Products for Fabric Care and Home Care on brands such as Ariel, Fairy and Bold. We are offering 6-month placement opportunities for early career Researchers.

We seek candidates with a foundational degree or BSc in a scientific or engineering subject area (e.g. Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Forensic Science, Microbiology, Lab Management and Physical Sciences), to join the R&D team. We also look for skills such as creativity, innovation, initiative, communication, leadership and the ability to work with others.

This 6-month placement is a period of mutual trial and an ideal way for you to gain industrial experience. It is also an opportunity for you to look at P&G as a potential future employer and for P&G to see your capabilities. We are seeking candidates available for an immediate start (we will also consider final year students who can start immediately following completion of their degree).

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Interns from across our functions talk about the level of responsibility, the projects they got to work on and their personal highlights.

During this placement you will:

  • Work on your own project(s), as part of an overall project team;
  • Have an opportunity to put your technical skills to work on real time challenges;
  • Improve your team working and influencing skills through practical experience and interactive training courses;
  • Operate in highly diverse, inclusive teams;
  • Experience the working environment in a leading international company and
  • Support your professional development.

Qualifications

If you want to join us, you will need:

a foundational degree or BSc in a scientific or engineering subject area (e.g. Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Forensic Science, Microbiology, Lab Management and Physical Sciences), to join the R&D team. We also look for skills such as creativity, innovation, initiative, communication, leadership and the ability to work with others.

What we offer you:

  • Responsibility from Day 1 – you will feel the ownership of your project from the beginning, and you will be given specific projects and responsibilities to lead.
  • Continuous development – you will work with hardworking people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager.
  • Dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core, we value every individual and encourage initiatives, promoting agility and work/life balance.
  • Compensation & Benefits: this is a paid opportunity you will receive a competitive salary whilst you are with us as well as other benefits.

Good to Know

We’re consistently recognised as one of the UK’s leading graduate employers listed in Times Top 100 Graduate Employers; The Best Places to Work – Glassdoor; Guardian UK 300; Job Crowd – Best Places for Graduates to Work and Universum’s Most Attractive Employers

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Our people are all equally talented in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours. Are you ready to inspire us with your unrivalled ideas?

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • 1 to 6 months
  • Newcastle
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Chemical
  • Chemistry
  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Science

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