Graduate Opportunity

Commercial Graduate 2021

Start date: Summer 2021

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Synthomer is a leading supplier of emulsions and special polymers. At Synthomer you are part of a truly global team, open for new ideas and different cultures. Our Graduate Programme in Europe offers an exciting career accelerator: It’s a structured development journey of two years, based on several rotational and international assignments which allow you to contribute to the Synthomer strategy from day one. During the programme you will be supported through learning events, mentoring and personal development planning. 

What does ‘Synthesising Success’ mean for you?

Synthomer | Who are we?

We're one of the top five producers of aqueous polymers.

What you can expect:

Our Graduate Programme includes one or more assignments to company locations. You’ll be given the responsibility to deliver insights and implement ideas that will have a real impact on our business. We want you to get involved in strategic projects that are key to the future success of our business.

We are looking for people to join our programme who can be passionate about the chemical industry and are determined to make an impact on our business from day 1, by understanding our applications, customers, and strategic positioning and helping to extract value from our markets through planning, marketing, communicating, negotiating and selling activities.

What you bring:

  • Relevant technical or business-related degree at 2:1 grade and above
  • Strong commercial awareness and mindset
  • Technical background helpful
  • An aptitude for, and interest in chemistry 
  • Strong communication skills and team player
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Strong quantitative analytical skills
  • An ability to structure and solve complex problems
  • International mobility
  • 2nd Language preferred

What we offer:

  • Permanent contract
  • Attractive salary and performance-related bonus package
  • Flexible work schemes
  • Health and sports programmes
  • Individual development
  • Opportunity to network
  • Multiple career opportunities in a growing company
  • Exciting projects in an international environment
  • Automatic enrolment into the Synthomer pension plan


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Job ID Number: Commercial Graduate (GC)

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Multiple UK Locations

Preferred Disciplines...

  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Information Technology
  • Physics
  • Science
  • Software
  • Systems

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