Croda: World Leaders in Speciality Chemicals

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Applications ScientistNetherlands | Gouda18/08/2014 [ View ]
 

Job title: Applications Scientist

Location: Netherlands | Gouda

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 Applications Scientist in our Industrial Chemicals business, based in Gouda, The Netherlands. Industrial Chemicals provides business development support on focussed projects in close cooperation with customers. The main responsibility of this role is to apply technical knowledge to develop new products to meet customer needs. The role holder will be expected to design and carry out laboratory experiments, mainly on formulations and test method development. The role also involves answering customer technical queries and writing technical reports.

To be successful you should be educated to degree level in chemistry or chemical engineering. You should have good laboratory skills, and experience of working in colloid chemistry would be an advantage but is not essential. Excellent communication skills are required for this role, as is a high level of attention to detail. You should work well as part of a team, and have a pro-active attitude to work. Good English and Dutch language skills are also important.

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Closing date:

18/08/2014

Strictly No Agencies

 
Key Account Manager, Coatings & PolymersGermany | Gmbh31/07/2014 [ View ]
 

Job title: Key Account Manager, Coatings & Polymers

Location: Germany | Gmbh

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 Key Account Manager to join our team at Croda GmbH Germany. This role carries responsibility for identifying and developing profitable sales to the Key Accounts in the Coatings & Polymers market in line with annual targets/ sales plans. Establishing potential sales opportunities and following up new leads and sample requests are also part of this function.


As the successful candidate, you will be educated to degree level in Chemistry or a related discipline. In addition you will also have previous experience of working in the chemical industries, preferably within a customer facing or sales role in the Coatings & Polymers market. An excellent commercial acumen would be advantageous. Fluent German and English are essential to this role, as is the ability to plan and organise your own workload.

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Closing date:

31/07/2014

Strictly No Agencies

 
Maintenance Technician - Instrument and ControlUK | East Yorkshire - Hull (Oak Road)11/08/2014 [ 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:

11/08/2014

Strictly No Agencies

 
Marketing Administrator - Personal Care & Health CareUK | East Yorkshire - Goole (Cowick Hall)11/08/2014 [ View ]
 

Job title: Marketing Administrator - Personal Care & Health Care

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 Marketing Administrator at our head office, Cowick Hall. The Marketing Administrator role provides the ideal opportunity to embark upon a career in marketing. Working across the Personal Care and Health Care sectors of the Consumer Care business, as the successful candidate you will support a wide variety of marketing initiatives and establish a wide range of day-to-day contacts, both within the business and externally.

Reporting to the Marketing Communications Coordinator, you will play a key role in the organisation of industry exhibitions, customer focused events and internal conferences. You will be involved in the delivery of promotional tools and will gain experience of working with design houses. You will support product launches through the global distribution of marketing collateral and will assist in the up-keep of our internet based communication tools. Additional administrative duties relating to cost allocation, performance monitoring of marketing initiatives and travel arrangements also form part of the role.

To be successful, you will be educated to GCSE level and be IT literate. You will have also gained previous experience in an administrative role. You should be a good team player and have excellent time management skills.

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:

11/08/2014

Strictly No Agencies