AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people's lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company we supply essential colour, essential protection and essential ingredients to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 35,000 people in around 80 countries. Our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Cuprinol and we are consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability; we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colourful world where life is improved by what we do.
To be considered you must have achieved a minimum of 300 UCAS points (or equivalent) and be a high achiever and expecting a minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent on a course that offers you the option of taking a Year in Industry. Your degree subject area should be relevant such as Data Science, and/or Computer Science, or similar. A good understanding of basic chemistry, physics, and statistics is also preferred.
It goes without saying that you’ll be a highly motivated undergraduate who is keen to contribute to the progress of engaging projects within our operation. You could also have some previous experience of practical work with the ability to work accurately, tidily, methodically and safely adhering to safe laboratory working practices, policies and procedures at all times. What makes you different is you are the sort of undergraduate who not only has ideas but also has the energy and determination to make them happen; an undergraduate who wants to work in an international environment and find solutions to the big challenges facing the world.
So if you think you’ve got what it takes and want to develop your talents, we can’t wait to see you here at AkzoNobel – and help you take your ideas to the world.
As part of the application process you will need to be available for a telephone interview and to attend an Assessment Centre on either 19th or 20th November.
** UCAS Points are a measurement of ‘A ‘Level performance, points gained at AS level qualifications should not be included. 300 points are equivalent to 3B’s at ‘A ‘Level not including general studies.
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