Packaging Science

Type: Apprentice
Region: South East

Packaging Science (Degree Apprenticeship- Chemical Science ) ABJ6892

South East c35-47k + Bonus

With an interest in chemistry / materials our client is looking for a motivated school leaver who would like be part of a global organisation within the packaging sciences sector, working across the Pack Testing and Technical Support teams to provide support to operations and project leaders in particular to complaint resolution, defect and materials investigation, and the development and qualification of new packaging materials and formats.

As a school leaver embarking on a degree apprenticeship you will primarily involve supporting pack testing and technical support activities whilst completing a part time distance learning Chemical Science Degree.

Key Responsibilities

The role will primarily involve supporting pack testing and technical support activities whilst completing a part time distance learning Chemical Science Degree.

Pack Testing involves:

  • Support to can filling activities
  • Sample labelling and storage
  • Sample opening, including vacuum and headspace measurements
  • Sample inspection and image capture using cameras and various microscopy tools
  • Sample analysis using various test methods such as coating weight and adhesion checks
  • Insightful interpretation and formal reporting of results and updating the Work Management System

Qualifications / Experience

  • Applicants should have a minimum of 104 UCAS points at A-level (grades BCC), with one being chemistry or an equivalent scientific discipline.
  • Competent computing skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Good written and verbal communication skills (including the ability to present scientific data)
  • Ability to balance workload with on-the-job training
  • Take responsibility for personal development, demonstrating commitment to learning and self-improvement
  • Commitment to safe-working requirements
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Self-motivated, reliable candidate with good time management skills

Salary dependent on experience Bonus: 15% Holiday: 25 days Pension: Employer 9% contribution; private medical Insurance; Life Assurance; Onsite Gym

To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson ABJ6892 on (phone number removed), / (phone number removed) or apply to

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