Divisional Mobile Process Chemist Graduate

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1221540322-2
  • Date Posted: 30 January 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Kingspan Insulation Ltd
  • Location: Pembridge, Herefordshire
  • Apprentice Pay: £30,000
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Engineering, Human Resources, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Kingspan have an exciting opportunity for a Divisional Mobile Process Chemist Graduate to join our team based in Pembridge. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and in return will receive a competitive salary of £30,000 per annum.

Why join Kingspan Insulation?

We are entrepreneurial, collaborative, and we stand behind a common cause better buildings for a better world. Our mission is to accelerate a net zero emissions future with the wellbeing of people and planet at its heart.

We help to create the schools, homes, airports, offices and other buildings. As the world s leading manufacturer of high-performance building materials for the global construction market - Kingspan pioneer new technologies and better ways of building for the world s low carbon future. Our vision is to improve building performance, construction methods and ultimately the lives of people across the world. A vision that you can be a part of!

Kingspan Insulation are a leading manufacturer of high-performance rigid insulation within the construction industry. We have an exciting opportunity for a Mobile Process Chemist Graduate. Working with the Divisional Operations team to achieve business objectives by developing chemical processes that enhance product technical performance, improve quality, and reduce manufacturing costs within agreed timescales. The projects will vary in size, ranging from small continuous improvement initiatives to large capital projects.

Responsibilities of our Divisional Mobile Process Chemist Graduate:

  • Playing a critical role within projects, depending on the nature of each project, the chemist's responsibilities will range from serving as the Project Manager, overseeing all aspects of a project, to being a team member with a specific role within a project. As a key member of the team, the Divisional Mobile Chemist Graduate will contribute their expertise and skills to drive project success. The specific scope of their involvement will be determined by the project requirements, allowing them to either lead the entire project or focus on a particular aspect of it.
  • To ensure efficient project management and adherence to agreed timelines and budgets.
  • Support the Divisional Development & Process Leader in, the following areas: project planning, allocation of project resources, contractor supervision, cost estimation, and cost tracking.
  • Having a thorough understanding of our manufacturing lines is essential for involvement in process development and commissioning. This includes, but is not limited to, aspects such as the chemical laydown area, process control, laminators, curing ovens, and more.
  • A strong understanding of the raw materials is crucial. Ensuring the quality and compliance of our products with the relevant technical declarations is of utmost importance.

What we are looking for in our Divisional Mobile Process Chemist Graduate:

  • Degree level in Chemistry (or related)
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • High attention to detail
  • Technical ability and knowledge of plant and process
  • HAZOP Analysis
  • IT literacy with particular experience of Microsoft Outlook,Word and Excel
  • Professional demeanour
  • A full drivers licence valid in the UK
  • Additional Language(s) would be desirable
  • Willingness to train and develop within the business
  • Experience of working within a hazardous area

What can we offer you?

  • 25 days Annual Leave (Plus Bank Holidays)
  • Profit Related Bonus
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 4 x salary Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave
  • Buy & Sell Annual Leave
  • Service Recognition Rewards
  • Supported Professional Development

Do you think you have the attributes we are looking for? If so, please click apply now to be considered as our Divisional Mobile Process Chemist Graduate.