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R&D Industrial Placement Student (m/f/d) - Hygiene

Want a role with real-world impact? As an R&D Industrial Placement Student (m/f/d) - Hygiene at Reckitt, you’ll have the freedom to help develop products that touch millions of lives. Worldwide.


R&D Industrial Placement Student (m/f/d) - Hygiene

Heidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 


  • Undertake research on a topic that involves new and existing product development, product innovation and test method development. This can be done through lab experiments and/or pilot trials
  • Plan and carry out relevant experiments with the agreement of your industrial supervisor to advance your research project
  • Communicate progress clearly and regularly with industrial supervisor
  • Prepare samples for performance test, analytics, and shipping
  • Submit suggestions for improvements of products, methods, or laboratory management



  • Final/Penultimate year student in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or any related discipline, averaging 2.1 or above
  • Results-orientated with the ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills that foster an environment of teamwork and achievement
  • Demonstrate flexibility, adapting quickly to changing circumstances
  • High level of proactivity, assertiveness, persuasiveness and creativity

Placement details:

  • Application deadline: 30th November 2022
  • Competitive salary & excellent benefits package
  • Start date: 1st September 2023 (flexible)
  • 12-month placement
  • We'll support you in your relocation


You’ll succeed because…

…you’re a creative and tenacious problem solver. You’ve worked in laboratories before so you’re familiar with the methods and techniques used. Degree qualified in a scientific discipline, you’re also able to communicate effectively with colleagues from different fields. Independently minded, you’ve a healthy curiosity and will actively seek out additional information when you need it.


You’ll love it because…

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to listen to your ideas. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day.


In case of questions, please contact us at, naming the job title, you applied for. We are looking forward to your applications!


In Return Reckitt offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
Reckitt is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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