Assistant Technical Author (Year In Industry)
About this position:
The year in industry placements are open to any UK degree student taking a year in industry as part of their academic studies, where the year with Malvern Panalytical counts towards their degree classification.
We are looking for an ambitious Year in Industry student to join the R&D Product Documentation team in our Malvern office for a one-year placement, starting Summer 2021. You’ll join a global team developing engaging, useful content for a range of outputs – user guides, help systems and e‐learning – to help customers get the best from our scientific solutions. We’re looking for a genuine desire to work in a scientific environment and a real aptitude for written communication. We expect a high level of team spirit, meticulous attention to detail, and a keen interest in science.
Environment and Hours
• Based in modern offices in Malvern (home working currently)
• 37.5 hours per week
• 1-year placement starting July 2021
• 23 days’ paid holiday + UK bank holidays
• Salary of £18,000 per annum
During the placement you will be part of a team and help with ongoing project work.
Alongside the other Year in Industry students, you will also be a STEM Ambassador for the company, lead on STEM activities and represent Malvern Panalytical at STEM events throughout the year.
In addition to honing your written communication skills, the position offers candidates insight into the wider framework of scientific company employment. You will be involved at every stage of the product development process and gain a unique opportunity to contribute to the usability of our products. The skills acquired could potentially facilitate entry to future careers within scientific and technical writing, marketing communications and even product management, helping STEM students to become “scientists for business”.
In addition, we have a number of development roles based in Malvern, Worcestershire, if you’re interested in these, have a look at www.careers.malvernpanalytical.com where they are separately advertised.
Malvern Panalytical technologies are used by scientists and engineers in a wide range of industries and organizations to solve the challenges associated with maximizing productivity, developing better quality products and getting them to market faster. Our mission is to create superior, customer-focused solutions and services to deliver tangible economic impact through chemical, physical and structural analysis of materials.
Malvern Panalytical has multiple locations all over the world and employs over 2,000 people worldwide. When you join us, you become part of the Malvern Panalytical family, a group of talented women and men who drive innovation, embrace change, and celebrate global community. Malvern Panalytical is proud to create an environment for its employees in which they can learn, be challenged, and reach their maximum potential.
The R&D department consists of a large number of scientists and engineers covering all STEM disciplines. We work closely together in cross discipline teams following agile methodologies with a focus on customer-centric design. Our use of ground-breaking technologies and culture of innovation continue to contribute to our success and growth.
How to Apply
If you are interested in an exciting, challenging and fast-paced opportunity with a company who understands that their employees are truly their most valuable resource, please apply as soon as possible.
Applicants must have the right to work in the UK, have a UK passport or hold the appropriate Work / Student Visa to allow work placements. Malvern Panalytical is unable to sponsor Visa applications for our Year in Industry roles.
This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a talented team within a successful company, with a competitive salary complimented by an excellent benefits package.
Please note that owing to the high number of applications received we will ordinarily only contact you if you are invited to interview. All data is processed in accordance with the provisions of the GDPR.
Malvern Panalytical is an ethical employer and we ask candidates not to share confidential information about other organizations, including their current employer, during any interview for a position within our organization.
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