Current Vacancies

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Job title: Engineering Manager - Instrumentation & Control

Location: UK | East Yorkshire - Hull (Oak Road)

A global leader in speciality chemicals, Croda is the name behind some of the world’s biggest brands providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life. In 34 countries, our 3,500 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from personal and health care, to home care and plastics.

We currently have a vacancy for an Engineering Manager based at our site in Hull, East Yorkshire. As the most senior member of the Electrical, Instrumentation & Control (EI&C) team on site, your role will be to ensure all electrical, control, and instrumentation systems and equipment are installed, operated within and meet all statutory requirements. You will responsible for the successful delivery of capital projects and will also manage the Instrument and Electrical maintenance teams in support of both reactive and planned maintenance.

Educated to degree level, you will ideally be a chartered engineer with extensive knowledge of the EI&C discipline and experience of working in a similar environment. The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously is also essential. Good knowledge and understanding of the principles of IEC 61508/11 and IEC60079 is essential and experience with HV systems is desirable.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including: final salary pension scheme with death in service benefit, 25 days paid holiday allowance (plus bank holidays), and access to share incentive plans

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Closing date: 05/04/2015

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Job title: European Compensation and Benefits Manager

Location: UK | East Yorkshire - Goole (Cowick Hall)

A global leader in speciality chemicals, Croda is the name behind some of the world’s biggest brands providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life. In 34 countries, our 3,500 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from personal and health care, to home care and plastics.

This is a newly created position which gives the opportunity to create a reward agenda which attracts and retains talent in a competitive marketplace. The role holder will be responsible for managing benefit frameworks which allow progression and global secondments.  This will be a high profile role, based at the international headquarters and will involve regular liaison with the Executive team and Pension Trustee Board. The role offers the opportunity to manage a broad remit with responsibility for the UK in house pension team, UK compensation and benefits team, group compensation and benefits strategy and the implementation of a global mobility framework.

To be successful, you will be a reward professional with significant experience of managing an in house pension scheme. You will have the ability to lead and communicate effectively in a fast paced, dynamic, team environment and have experience of conducting group wide salary benchmarking exercises. You should also be capable of combining the strategic responsibilities of the mobility aspect of the role whilst considering logistical elements to ensure the right employees are selected and then relocated internationally. Both the UK Pensions and UK Compensation and Benefits team will report directly to this role so experience of the management and development of a successful benefits team is a must.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including: final salary pension scheme with death in service benefit, senior manager bonus scheme, 25 days paid holiday allowance (plus bank holidays), private medical insurance, free lunch in the on-site restaurant and access to share incentive plans

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Closing date: 19/04/2015

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Job title: European Recruitment Manager

Location: UK | East Yorkshire - Goole (Cowick Hall)

A global leader in speciality chemicals, Croda is the name behind some of the world’s biggest brands providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life. In 34 countries, our 3,500 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from personal and health care, to home care and plastics.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Recruitment Manager within our HR team. The role will support the European business in delivering the HR strategy and will be responsible for reviewing and developing recruitment processes and materials in line with business needs which can be adapted and used globally. They will also be responsible for managing our online presence, and developing a candidate attraction strategy which is in line with our brand. They will work closely with recruitment specialists in the regions and be responsible for recruiting for roles within our European business. 

We are seeking a candidate who has in house recruitment experience within an international environment preferably within a specialist or technical business. They must have the ability to develop great working relationships both internally and externally and be capable of influencing at all levels. Knowledge and experience of Social Media recruitment practices is essential as is having a passion for ensuring employee fit within an organisation and team. Level A and B qualification is also preferred.

European travel will be required in this role.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including: defined benefits pension scheme with death in service benefit, 25 days paid holiday allowance (plus bank holidays), free lunch in the on-site restaurant and access to share incentive plans

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Closing date: 19/04/2015

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Job title: Maintenance Team Leader - Instrumentation & Control

Location: UK | East Yorkshire - Hull (Oak Road)

A global leader in speciality chemicals, Croda is the name behind some of the world’s biggest brands providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life. In 34 countries, our 3,500 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from Personal and Health Care, to Lubricants and plastics.

We currently have a vacancy for a Maintenance Team Leader – Instrument and Control (I&C) at our site in Hull, East Yorkshire. The main responsibility of this role is to manage the day to day activities of the maintenance engineering team on site, ensuring both planned and reactive maintenance is carried out safely and in a timely manner.

To be successful you should have completed a recognised apprenticeship which is appropriate to this role and/or hold applicable qualifications (e.g. City & Guilds, NVQ 3, BTEC). Experience of leading at team in the Chemical Industry would be a distinct advantage. You should have excellent problem solving skills, and the ability to work as part of a team, by leading and motivating others. Good communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential, as are excellent planning and organisational skills.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including: defined benefits pension scheme with death in service benefit, paid holiday allowance and access to share incentive plans

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Closing date: 12/04/2015

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Job title: Maintenance Technician - Instrumentation & Control

Location: UK | East Yorkshire - Hull (Oak Road)

A global leader in speciality chemicals, Croda is the name behind some of the world’s biggest brands providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life. In 34 countries, our 3,500 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from Personal and Health Care, to Lubricants and plastics.

We currently have several vacancies for Maintenance Technicians – Instrument and Control (I&C) at our site in Hull, East Yorkshire. The main responsibility of the role will be to ensure that both planned and reactive maintenance is carried out safely and in a timely manner.

To be successful you should have completed a recognised apprenticeship which is appropriate to this role, and/or hold applicable qualifications (eg. City & Guilds, NVQ 3, BTEC,). Experience of working within a similar role would be a distinct advantage. You should have excellent problem solving skills, and the ability to work as part of a team. Good communications skills, both written and verbal, are essential, as is a good level of attention to detail.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including: defined benefits pension scheme with death in service benefit, paid holiday allowance and access to share incentive plans.

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Closing date: 12/04/2015

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Job title: Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Location: UK | East Yorkshire - Hull (Oak Road)

A global leader in speciality chemicals, Croda is the name behind some of the world’s biggest brands providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life. In 34 countries, our 3,500 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from Personal and Health Care, to Lubricants and plastics.

We have a vacancy at our Oak Road site in Hull for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician. The main purpose of this role is to carry out reactive and planned maintenance of process equipment, pumps and pipework to optimise manufacturing equipment availability. A flexible outlook is required as the role requires some overtime to be worked, including rostered weekends. The role demands high health and safety standards to comply with legislation and site procedures.

Applications are invited from mechanical fitters who have served a recognised apprenticeship and ideally have experience working within the chemical or a similar heavy industry. You should be able to work as part of a team, be self motivated and have the confidence to work using your own initiative. Good communications skills, both verbal and written, are also essential.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including: defined benefits pension scheme with death in service benefit, paid holiday allowance and access to share incentive plans.

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Closing date: 12/04/2015

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Job title: Sales Representative - Home Country

Location: Italy | Mortara

A global leader in speciality chemicals, Croda is the name behind some of the world’s biggest brands providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life. In 34 countries, our 3,400 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from personal and health care, to home care and plastics.

We currently have an opportunity for a Sales Representative based in Mortara, Italy. Reporting to the Local and Market Sector Sales Managers, this position holds responsibility for maintaining and further developing the Personal Care business in Italy in line with annual targets, sales plans and pricing policies.

As the successful candidate, you will be educated to university degree level preferably within Chemistry, other scientific disciplines or a relevant business area. You will also have previous experience of providing technical advice to customers within a sales related position in a similar industry and strong knowledge of the market sector. You will be IT literate, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as being a team player. You will be required to frequently undertake customer visits in Italy and attend business meetings within Europe; you should therefore be fluent in English and Italian. The role also requires you to live close to Mortara.

Candidates will be required to attend a one day recruitment event.

All applications must be made in English and include the sentence "I grant permission for my personal information to be used, ref. law 196/2003", in particular for the data treatment as communicated in recruitment advert”. We search for men and women according to Italian law 903/77.
Personal information collected by the Company (inclusive of pictures) will be used for actual and eventual future personnel selections and may be disclosed to the extent strictly relevant to the aforementioned purposes to the Head Quarter, associated companies and subsidiaries owned or participated controlling, controlled and/or other companies that on behalf of Croda Italiana provide personnel recruitment and selection. Personal data can be communicated with the help of electronic, paper and telecommunication systems.  Where the consent to the above data treatments is not given, the company won’t be able to process your application

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Closing date: 29/03/2015

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Job title: Trainee Facilties Assistant

Location: UK | East Yorkshire - Goole (Cowick Hall)

A global leader in speciality chemicals, Croda is the name behind some of the world’s biggest brands providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life. In 34 countries, our 3,500 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from personal and health care, to home care and plastics.

An opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Facilities Assistant to join the site services team at our head office, Cowick Hall in East Yorkshire. This role will assist the Site Services Coordinator by providing administrative support in a variety of tasks to ensure smooth running of the department. Tasks will include responsibility for the mailroom, entering data onto a central system (SAP), dealing with helpdesk requests from the business, and responding to weekly team meeting minutes, tasks and requests.

Educated to GCSE standard as a minimum, with good grades in science, english and maths, you should demonstrate an interest in working in an administrative role. Excellent attention to detail is essential, as are good organisational skills. You must also be comfortable communicating with people at all levels of the business, and able to use a computer to perform tasks on a daily basis. The successful candidate will be expected to complete an NVQ in Business Administration as part of their role so a desire to continue your education while working is also essential for this role.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including: final salary pension scheme with death in service benefit, 25 days paid holiday allowance (plus bank holidays), and free lunch in the on-site restaurant.

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Closing date: 12/04/2015

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