Johnson Matthey Plc

Laboratory Scientist (Chemistry) Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship - Degree (Level 6)

Johnson Matthey Plc (Employer)

University of Nottingham, the (Training Provider)

Annual wage £17,000.00
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
60 months (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Laboratory Scientist (degree) (apprenticeship standard)
3 positions available
21 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

You'll work within our labs with our experienced and talented Research & Development Team, where you will support and facilitate various projects and experimental programmes that generate new products, processes and understanding of commercial value to JM through analytical techniques or preparation/testing of materials.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will be given the opportunity to rotate across 4 different research groups including catalyst testing, catalyst preparation and characterisation.
  • You will perform basic experimental tasks and record findings.
  • Proactively look to develop an understanding of foundational experimental techniques.
  • Competently apply methods (with close guidance) on routine tasks.
  • Apply techniques learnt on the job in an organised and methodical manner.
  • Accurately record information.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • BSc (Hons) Chemistry with Industry at the University of Nottingham.
  • You will spend 80% of your time gaining real hands-on experience in the business and 20% dedicated to your studies on block release at the University of Nottingham.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • You have the opportunity to apply for roles open within the business upon completion of the programme to develop your career further within Johnson Matthey. 

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Additional subject (Grade B or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Additional subject (Grade B or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Chemistry (Grade B or above) Essential
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