Current Vacancies

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Job title: Account Manager - Lubricants

Location: Brazil | Sao Paulo

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 3,200 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 an Account Manager to join our team based at São Paulo or Campinas, Brazil. This role carries responsibility for identifying, maintaining and developing profitable sales in the Lubricants market in line with annual targets/sales plans, and for growing the Brazilian market in this sector by identifying potential sales opportunities and following up new leads and sample requests.

As the successful candidate, you will be educated to degree level in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or a related discipline. In addition you will also have previous experience of working in the chemical or related industries, preferably within a customer facing or sales role in the Lubricant market. You must be a pro-active self-starter who is highly motivated, with excellent commercial acumen. Fluent Portuguese, English and good organisation skills are essential to this role, as is the ability to plan and organise your own workload.

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Closing date: 31/12/2014

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Job title: Applications Team Leader

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 a vacancy for a Team Leader within the Lubricants R&D Department. The key responsibility of this role is to lead and direct a team of scientists in delivering new products and claims substantiation data for Croda’s Lubricants business. The role involves extensive interaction with other functions (including Sales & Marketing, Intellectual Property, Regulatory & Manufacturing Teams), as well as with the wider R&D group at the Cowick Hall laboratory and other Lubricants laboratories globally.

To be successful you should have a degree in Chemistry, or a related subject, and prior experience of working in the lubricants industry, ideally in an industrial or marine lubricants setting.   Experience of working directly with customers is also necessary, and experience of dealing with OEMs would be advantageous but not essential. The ability to effectively manage a team by leading and motivating is essential to this role, as is progressing multiple projects simultaneously using your own initiative. You must be able to solve complex problems using creative solutions, and have good written and spoken communication skills.

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 on-site restaurant and access to share incentive plans.

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Closing date: 19/01/2015

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Job title: Engineering Development Programme

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 3,400 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from personal and health care, to home care and plastics. Croda’s European graduate programme offer Scientists (with a Chemistry bias) and Chemical, Process and Mechanical Engineers the opportunity to fulfil their potential in a challenging and rewarding environment. Each year we recruit between twelve to fifteen graduates. We are looking for graduates for our 2015 intake for the following programmes: Engineering Development Programme You will be involved in all aspects of the profession, ranging from basic research to plant commissioning. You will manage projects from the outset and be expected to accept responsibility quickly. For this programme you will need a Chemical, Process or Mechanical Engineering degree. Each programme requires a 2.1 degree or above, received in the last 5 years. Although not essential, all would benefit from European languages including French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and German. Language skills would give the opportunity to complete placements across Europe. In the UK Croda operates at 7 locations near Hull, Goole, Staffordshire and Merseyside, resulting in many sites being commuter distance from major cities such as Leeds, York and Manchester. Croda has many International locations such as France, Spain, Germany Holland, USA, Singapore, Brazil, China & Japan. As well as on-the-job training graduates will benefit from a five module residential training programme which focuses on developing personal and business skills. Croda offer a competitive benefits package to all those on one of its three programmes. This incorporates a starting salary of approximately £27,000 for the Engineering Development Programme and approximately £23,600 for all other programmes, a final salary pension scheme including death in service benefit, 25 days paid holiday, share incentive plans plus a £3,000 relocation package.

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Closing date: 02/03/2015

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Job title: Graduate Development Programme

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 3,400 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from personal and health care, to home care and plastics. Croda’s European graduate programme offer Scientists (with a Chemistry bias) and Chemical, Process and Mechanical Engineers the opportunity to fulfil their potential in a challenging and rewarding environment.

Each year we recruit between twelve to fifteen graduates. We are looking for graduates for our 2015 intake for the following programmes:

Graduate Development Programme A great general overview of the business. We will tailor the programme to suit you but each graduate will complete three placements across our business functions (sales, marketing, technical, operations and business functions, for example safety or regulatory affairs). For this programme you will need a chemical engineering or chemistry related degree.

Each programme requires a 2.1 degree or above, received in the last 5 years. Although not essential, all would benefit from European languages including French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and German. Language skills would give the opportunity to complete placements across Europe. In the UK Croda operates at 7 locations near Hull, Goole, Staffordshire and Merseyside, resulting in many sites being commuter distance from major cities such as Leeds, York and Manchester. Croda has many International locations such as France, Spain, Germany Holland, USA, Singapore, Brazil, China & Japan.

As well as on-the-job training graduates will benefit from a five module residential training programme which focuses on developing personal and business skills. Croda offer a competitive benefits package to all those on one of its three programmes. This incorporates a starting salary of approximately £27,000 for the Engineering Development Programme and approximately £23,600 for all other programmes, a final salary pension scheme including death in service benefit, 25 days paid holiday, share incentive plans plus a £3,000 relocation package.

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Closing date: 02/03/2015

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Job title: Graduate Trainee Programme - Brazil

Location: Brazil | Rua Croda

Croda is one of the world's leading speciality chemical manufacturers. Our brand is behind some of the largest global companies that provide innovative and sustainable products, influencing the lives of a lot of people. Over 34 countries, our employees strive to develop and improve the future in many markets - from personal care to health care, from household care to plastic additives.


Be part of the Croda team and show us how your passion, creativity and commitment can make a difference.


Find out what we can offer you as a Trainee at Croda and be part of a better future for everyone.

We are looking for candidates who have completed university degree between the years 2013 and 2014 in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering for opportunities in sales, technical and operational areas, or graduated in Business Administration, Accounting or Economics for opportunity in the financial area. Advanced English language skills are essential and Spanish would be desirable.

Successful candidates may work in Campinas or São Paulo. There are also opportunities in other Latin American countries.

For further information on our Trainee Program: www.bpc.com.br/crodabrasil

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Closing date: 19/01/2015

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Job title: Insights Marketing 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, plastics and lubricants.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an inquisitive individual to join our Crop and Health Care business group as Insights Marketing Manager. This role will be responsible for identifying future market needs and recommending those for technical and/ or marketing investment. The successful candidate will be a key contributor to the development and implementation of the business strategy.

To be successful you will be educated to degree level in a technical or business discipline, and may have a further business qualification (e.g. MBA, Post Grad Diploma) or relevant work experience. A good understanding of the agrochemical and/ or pharmaceutical industries and their marketplace trends is preferred but other relevant experience which indicates appropriate aptitude will be considered. You should be a results focused individual, with excellent analytical and strategic thinking skills and commercial awareness, ideally demonstrated in a similar role. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and good planning and organisational skills are also essential for this role. The location of the role is quite flexible within our global organisation but a location close to relevant industry hubs would be advantageous.

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Closing date: 12/01/2015

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Job title: Maintenance Technician

Location: UK | East Yorkshire - Goole (Rawcliffe Bridge)

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 opportunity at our Rawcliffe Bridge site for a Maintenance Technician to carry out maintenance on site in order to keep production downtime to a minimum. The role involves locating and solving electrical and instrumentation issues on the plant in a safe and timely manner.

As the successful candidate, you will have City and Guilds Certificate in Electrical & Instrumentation or equivalent plus 17th edition & Compex qualifications. You should also have some experience of working within the chemical industry, preferably on a top tier COMAH site. To be successful you will be a good written and verbal communicator and be able to demonstrate a keen eye for detail. You should also have the ability to use your own initiative and judgement when solving problems. Experience of working with electronic maintenance management systems and permit to work systems is also essential.

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), free lunch in the on-site restaurant and access to share incentive plans.

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Closing date: 12/01/2015

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Job title: Process Engineer

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 3,400 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 a Process Engineer at our site in Oak Road, Hull to be actively involved in a range of projects that will deliver improvements in the efficiency of existing manufacturing operations, drive improvements in process safety and deliver increased site manufacturing capability as part of an ambitious capital plan. The successful candidate will provide engineering expertise to deliver projects and provide production support to ensure the safe and efficient operation of plant and processes. Experience of scoping and designing unit operation and process equipment, cost control and process risk assessment would be an advantage.

To be successful you should have a BSc in Chemical Engineering or a related subject, and some related work experience. Experience of delivering small to medium sized capital projects, involvement in Hazard Studies and knowledge of pressure relief is desirable. You should be a team player with excellent communication skills and the initiative to develop creative solutions to practical engineering issues.

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: 05/01/2015

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Job title: Research and Technology 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 opportunity for a Research & Technology Manager to lead the European Health Care R&D team. This role will be expected to support new business opportunities based on both new and existing products and assist the leadership team in identifying new longer term opportunities in the Health Care market. To be successful you should be educated to degree level in a relevant scientific subject, and have experience of working in a senior technical role. Experience of working in the pharma formulation environment is essential. You should have experience of managing a team and a track record of delivering new products into the market. Experience of generating intellectual property and liaising with multiple internal departments to bring new products to market is also important for this role.

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, and access to share incentive plans.

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Closing date: 12/01/2015

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Job title: Sales Representative - Home Country

Location: Poland | Warsaw

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 opportunity for a Sales Representative based in either Warsaw or Krakow, Poland. This position holds responsibility for maintaining and further developing the Personal Care business in Poland in line with annual targets, sales plans and pricing policies.

As the successful candidate, you will be educated to degree level preferably within chemistry or a relevant business area. You will have previous experience of providing technical advice to customers within a sales related position in a similar industry. You should also have a strong knowledge of the market sector. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be an effective negotiator. You will also be required to frequently undertake customer visits in Poland and attend business meetings within Europe; you should therefore be fluent in both English and Polish. In addition, you must be able to manage your own workload effectively and solve problems as necessary using your own initiative.

Please note that this role could be based in either Warsaw or Krakow.

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Closing date: 19/01/2015

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Job title: Technical Development Programme

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 3,400 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from personal and health care, to home care and plastics. Croda’s European graduate programme offer Scientists (with a Chemistry bias) and Chemical, Process and Mechanical Engineers the opportunity to fulfil their potential in a challenging and rewarding environment.

Each year we recruit between twelve to fifteen graduates. We are looking for graduates for our 2015 intake for the following programmes:

Technical Development Programme For those graduates who are keen to develop their career within a laboratory environment. Scientists will be given immediate project responsibilities and can be based in one laboratory or across different placements. For this programme you will need a Chemistry related degree.

Each programme requires a 2.1 degree or above, received in the last 5 years. Although not essential, all would benefit from European languages including French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and German. Language skills would give the opportunity to complete placements across Europe. In the UK Croda operates at 7 locations near Hull, Goole, Staffordshire and Merseyside, resulting in many sites being commuter distance from major cities such as Leeds, York and Manchester. Croda has many International locations such as France, Spain, Germany Holland, USA, Singapore, Brazil, China & Japan.

As well as on-the-job training graduates will benefit from a five module residential training programme which focuses on developing personal and business skills. Croda offer a competitive benefits package to all those on one of its three programmes. This incorporates a starting salary of approximately £27,000 for the Engineering Development Programme and approximately £23,600 for all other programmes, a final salary pension scheme including death in service benefit, 25 days paid holiday, share incentive plans plus a £3,000 relocation package.

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Closing date: 02/03/2015

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