Croda: World Leaders in Speciality Chemicals

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Engineering Development ProgrammeUK | East Yorkshire - Goole (Cowick Hall)03/11/2014 [ View ]
 

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:

03/11/2014

Strictly No Agencies

 
Engineering Manager - ProjectsUK | East Yorkshire - Hull (Oak Road)22/09/2014 [ View ]
 

Job title: Engineering Manager - Projects

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 an Engineering Manager based at our site in Hull, East Yorkshire. As a key member of the engineering team at the site, the main responsibility of this role will be to deliver strategic capital projects through the efficient coordination and management of internal engineering resource and external EPC/EPCM contractors and consultants in order to deliver the site capital plan.

Educated to degree level, you will ideally be a chartered engineer with experience of working in a similar environment and a broad knowledge of key engineering disciplines. You must also be able to demonstrate success at delivery of projects using external resource. Excellent project management skills are essential to this role, including experience of developing user requirement specifications, scoping projects, cost estimating and developing capex budgets/ proposals. You should also be a proactive self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritise your own workload to deal with conflicting demands.

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:

22/09/2014

Strictly No Agencies

 
Graduate Development ProgrammeUK | East Yorkshire - Goole (Cowick Hall)03/11/2014 [ View ]
 

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:

03/11/2014

Strictly No Agencies

 
Lead Engineer - Instrumentation & ControlUK | East Yorkshire - Hull (Oak Road)22/09/2014 [ View ]
 

Job title: Lead Engineer - 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 3,400 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 Lead Engineer within the Instrumentation and Control (I&C) team at our manufacturing site in Hull. The main duties of this role are to be technical asset owner of I&C equipment across the site and supporting the shift teams with production troubleshooting and fault rectification, as well as managing compliance with statutory SHE requirements such as SIL and function testing. The successful candidate will also be involved in managing both capital and revenue projects; carrying out risk assessments and maintaining quality assurance to group standards.

As the successful candidate, you will be educated to degree level within a relevant I&C area, or possess a HNC along with equivalent work experience.  Experience of managing I&C projects is essential. Ideally you will be fully conversant with P&ID drawings, and have experience of working on and configuring DCS systems. You will be capable of effectively planning and organising tasks/projects, as well as being able to use your own initiative to solve complex problems. You will need to be enthusiastic, driven and committed.

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:

22/09/2014

Strictly No Agencies

 
Lead Engineer - Process SafetyUK | East Yorkshire - Hull (Oak Road)22/09/2014 [ View ]
 

Job title: Lead Engineer - Process Safety

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 Lead Engineer, based at our site in Hull. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading hazard studies, implementing improvements to processes that are driven by process safety considerations and writing and issuing PRR reports and process safety documents relating to all processes/unit operations at the site.

To be successful you should be educated to degree level in a relevant Engineering discipline as a minimum, and preferably have achieved or be working towards chartered status. Experience in a similar role would also be advantageous. You must have the ability to scope, define and deliver process improvement projects aimed at improving process safety, understand the basis of safety of process plants and be trained in hazard study leadership. Experience of undertaking semi-quantitative risk assessments and knowledge of the 8 stage hazard study methodology are also important to this role. In addition, you should have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and be able to prioritise your workload independently.

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:

22/09/2014

Strictly No Agencies

 
Maintenance Technician - Instrument and ControlUK | East Yorkshire - Hull (Oak Road)22/09/2014 [ View ]
 

Job title: Maintenance Technician - Instrument and 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 3,400 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from Personal and Health Care, to Lubricants and plastics.

Due to a review of staffing levels we currently have a number of vacancies at our Oak Road site in Hull for Instrument and Control (I&C) Maintenance Technicians. The main duties of this role are to carry out both planned and reactive maintenance of instrumentation, including associated fault finding and problem solving. You should be conversant with P&ID drawings and have the ability to programme equipment such as controllers and flow meters, as well as experience of equipment calibration. Experience with ATEX regulations and equipment would be a distinct advantage.

To be successful you should have completed a recognised apprenticeship which is appropriate to this role, hold applicable qualifications (eg. City & Guilds, NVQ 3, BTEC,) and have excellent experience of working within I&C maintenance. 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:

22/09/2014

Strictly No Agencies

 
Process Engineering ManagerUK | East Yorkshire - Hull (Oak Road)22/09/2014 [ View ]
 

Job title: Process Engineering Manager

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 Engineering Manager based at our site in Hull, East Yorkshire. As one of the principal chemical engineers on site, you will lead a team of graduate process engineers to progress projects that deliver yield, energy efficiency and throughput improvements to existing processes, or support the introduction of new products and processes to site through all stages from feasibility and design to commissioning. As the line manager for a small team of graduate engineers, you will also be responsible for ensuring that your team are fully functional through action management and regular appraisals.

Educated to degree level in chemical engineering or a related subject, you will ideally be a chartered engineer with experience of working in a similar environment and in depth knowledge of all aspects of process engineering. Experience of line management would also be an advantage in this role. You should be a self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritise your own workload to deal with conflicting demands. Good project management skills are also essential, and a general NEBOSH certificate would be beneficial.

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:

22/09/2014

Strictly No Agencies

 
Regional Sales Manager - Crop CareTurkey | Istanbul15/11/2014 [ View ]
 

Job title: Regional Sales Manager - Crop Care

Location: Turkey | Istanbul

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 are now seeking a Sales Manager for our Crop Care business working for Croda Kimya Ticaret Sirketi Ltd. This role will be primarily focussed on generating new sales and managing accounts within the Turkish; Black Sea and Middle East region. The role holder will be required to identify, develop and maintain profitable sales while ensuring growth targets are met.

As the successful candidate, you will have a degree in chemistry, chemical engineering or in a relevant business area. You will be fluent in Turkish and English and ideally have four to five year experience in a similar sales related role. You will be a self-motivated individual with the ability to manage and plan your own workload. You must also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong commercial acumen is essential. Please note that the role requires flexibility regarding frequent travelling.

There is a significant amount of travel associated with this position and therefore you must possess a current full driving licence.

Male candidates should have completed their military service

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Closing date:

15/11/2014

Strictly No Agencies

 
Research & Technology ManagerUK | East Yorkshire - Goole (Cowick Hall)29/09/2014 [ View ]
 

Job title: Research & 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 3,400 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 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 a pharma 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. In addition, an excellent understanding of the global Health Care market is essential.

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:

29/09/2014

Strictly No Agencies

 
Shift Process TechnicianUK | East Yorkshire - Goole (Rawcliffe Bridge)22/09/2014 [ View ]
 

Job title: Shift Process 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 3,400 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 Shift Process Technician at our Rawcliffe Bridge site in East Yorkshire. The main responsibility of this role is to coordinate all operations within a designated production area to ensure delivery of the Plant Manager/Lead Technicians instruction. The role holder also monitors plant and equipment performance and takes appropriate corrective action when plant breakdown occurs, ensuring that plant and equipment is operated in accordance with the relevant plant operating procedures.

As the successful candidate you will ideally have gained City and Guild in Process Operations or hold an equivalent NVQ Level 2 in a Process Operations area. You should also have some experience of working on a chemical manufacturing site.  You should be computer literate with high work standards, and must demonstrate that you can work flexibly, organising your workload as the situation dictates. You will be a strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively. You will also have excellent problem solving skills, with the ability to identify problems quickly.

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

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Closing date:

22/09/2014

Strictly No Agencies

 
Technical Development ProgrammeUK | East Yorkshire - Goole (Cowick Hall)03/11/2014 [ View ]
 

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.

Click here to apply

Closing date:

03/11/2014

Strictly No Agencies