Industrial Placement Student - Food Solutions

Job Location(s) UK-Maidenhead
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Scientific Entry Level
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Job Overview

We're currently recruiting for a Industrial Placement Student to join our Food Solutions business formerly International Food Network for a 1 year fixed term contract.


As a Industrial Placement Student, you will assist with food and beverage research and development for Covance clients by utilising food science knowledge, innovative thinking, and team collaboration. You will carry out benchtop experiments, pilot plant trials, and formulation work, participate in internal team as well as client meetings, and work with suppliers to explore ingredient technologies to use in development. May also be involved in regulatory, label, and specification development.

Education / Qualifications

Required Education: Undergraduate students with one year remaining in Food Science or a related discipline.

Required Work Authorisation Status: Authorised to work in the U.K.


Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with Research and Development team and external resources
  • Organised documentation
  • Positive attitude with hands-on approach
  • Problem solving and decision-making abilities
  • Familiar with basic laboratory instruments and procedures
  • Prioritisation and time management skills
  • Adept at using Microsoft Office


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