The world-leading health and hygiene company, responsible for renowned brands including Nurofen, Strepsils and Gaviscon.
A British FMCG company headquartered in the UK, they have a global outlook selling products in around 200 countries worldwide.
This hugely successful company is ranked in the top 10 on the London Stock Exchange and has trebled its revenue since 2000.
Students undertaking a laboratory-based placement will be:
Providing technical input and supporting a range of developments in Scholl. For example, preparing products and documentation for testing with consumers across the footcare portfolio of creams, hard skin removal devices and nail care
Developing products, solving technical challenges or project-specific analytical testing
Developing new formulations for Strepsils or Nurofen
Analysing products, including testing on equipment such as spray pattern testing of aerosols or destruction testing of devices
Supporting the Microbiology team with performing microbial quality preservative efficacy testing
Students undertaking a non-laboratory-based placement:
Helping the Global Regulatory Affairs team, working to implement specific rules and regulations that exist for all their products to be sold around the globe
Collaborating closely with key stakeholders internationally
Working with the Consumer Safety team to ensure all products are safe for consumers to use
Guiding the business towards safer choices in product designs, safety labelling, ingredients and packaging materials
Supporting their teams of toxicologists in working closely with project teams to apply scientific principles
Supporting Clinical Study Managers who conduct clinical trials to ensure the effectiveness of new products; such as drugs, medical devices or cosmetics.
Gaining insights into the strict regulatory requirements for conducting clinical trials and the processes to protect human subjects participating in them
You must be studying any scientific degree, including but not limited to Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Biomedical Science, Microbiology, Physics, Environmental science, Environmental management etc. However, please note that these placements are not suitable for Engineering students
You must be a current student looking for a 12-month placement starting in July 2021.
Placements will either be laboratory-based within Research and Development or non-laboratory based in Clinical or Safety, Quality, Regulatory and Compliance - we will discuss with you your preferences and the most suitable placement for your degree
For all roles, you should have scientific curiosity, be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, have strong attention to detail and enjoy the challenge of delivering under pressure