Science Communicator (Year In Industry)

Malvern, UK
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.

Opportunity for year in industry placement at Malvern Panalytical based in our Malvern office


Malvern Panalytical
Ltd is a world leading materials characterisation solutions
provider developing advanced instrumentation, novel applications & methods
and providing new scientific understanding in a diverse range of fields
including big pharma, food, minerals, pharmacology, environmental science,
novel materials and natural resources. We are a highly innovative organisation
with a large patent portfolio backed by 21st century working
practices, ethics and values.

This year we are looking for one year in industry student to join our e-learning production and development group in Malvern for a one-year placement.
Environment and Hours. 

Team based in modern offices in Malvern
Working from home for part of the placement
Full time, 37.5 hours per week with flexi-time
Start date beginning of August 2021
1-year placement
23 days paid holiday + UK bank holidays
Salary, £18,000

During the placement you will be part of a development team and help with the ongoing project work, in addition to this you will be assigned an individual project to be completed
over the year with us.

This year’s project for e-learning production and development is based in a cross-functional team between Customer Technical and Application Support (CTAS) and Research & Development (R&D).

From our Malvern office you will support the production and development of e-learning courses for multiple products. We have ongoing projects to transfer face-to-face training for users and service engineers into on-line e-learning packages. You will be involved in course design, development of materials, video and image capture, creation of bespoke user interactions, associated documentation and production of the e-learning course itself. You will work alongside technology experts, capturing and transferring their knowledge. In addition to contributing to ongoing projects, you will be assigned a complete course to develop and produce.
As part of your role we also ask the year in industry placement students to be STEM Ambassadors for the company, lead on STEM activities and represent Malvern Panalytical at STEM events throughout the year.

Malvern Panalytical is proud to create an environment for its employees in which they can learn, be challenged, and reach their maximum potential.
With a background of growth and success over the last 45 years, and a reputation for being innovators in not only product design but in the way, we build relationships with our  customers, our strength has always been our people and their dedication to their work. The Malvern Panalytical culture is open, friendly and approachable and offers a working environment with a wealth of opportunities for personal development. Uniquely positioned as a small but leading company in a specialized field, Malvern Panalytical has become an excellent career choice for its employees who enjoy a rewarding experience working for a global company.

The CTAS department consists of over one hundred scientists and over one hundred service personnel globally. This team manages the customer experience of the world-leading equipment developed in R&D, enabling users to make meaningful measurements with confidence.

The R&D department consists of over two hundred 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 the company’s success and growth.

In normal times we would invite candidates to our offices for an interview and a tour but depending on the restrictions it is likely that the interviews will need to be done remotely this year.
Since March much of the Customer Support and R&D teams have been working from home for part or all of their time and we expect this flexibility to continue once the Covid restrictions have eased. 

Depending on the role there may be the option to work from home for part of the placement, but we would still expect you to be based with-in driving distance of the office and available to attend at short notice if needed. Some roles will require lab work and more time in the office than others, please discuss this during the interview process.

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 for the year in industry positions listed on our website.

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 the year in industry roles.

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 Data Protection Act. 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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Our Fields of Expertise

  • Research & Development
  • Customer Support
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Integrated Supply Chain
  • Staff (HR, Finance, Legal, IT)