Industrial Placement Students - 12 month. Ref: 29533. Location: Gloucester, UK.

INVISTA has set the goal of sustaining a world-class level of performance and we are looking for 2 industrial placement students with motivation and ambitious drive to join the Gloucester team in Summer 2019.

  • Work within the core technical & operations team, including shift operations to identify opportunities within the facility to advance our performance with respect to Safety, Quality, Waste (cost), plant performance (yield) and people.

  • Participate in and lead programs of work; targeting yield advancement and waste elimination.

  • Day to day support to the plant on technical/engineering issues.

  • Work with the shift teams to reduce complexity and waste by eliminating non-value add procedures and processes.

  • Work with mass/energy balances to identify and understand losses, propose and implement solutions. Conduct feasibility assessments by economic means using our MBM management philosophy.



  • Current undergraduate Engineering/Computer Science student or similar, working towards a MEng.

  • Good problem solving, analytical thinking, decision-making and communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in MS Office.

  • Experience of performing statistical analysis of data sets. E.g. MatLab or Multi Variant Analysis

  • Proven ability to work to tight deadlines. 


  • Keen interest in a career in manufacturing, operations, polymer/plastic/chemical processing.

  • Interest / Basic knowledge in computer programing. E.g. C++ or Visual Basic 

Interested applicants should submit a detailed CV in English along with a covering letter indicating their salary expectations to Naomi Johnson, HR Advisor at: Please include the job title and reference code in your application.
Closing Date: 7th December 2018. 
With your application you agree that your information will be recorded in our files (up to 12 months after finalizing the position) and if necessary forwarded to affiliated companies.