Process Engineering Year In Industry Student

Company description

PB Leiner is one of the world’s leading producers of high quality gelatins and collagen peptides. It has a global presence in terms of both its plants and sales representatives. PB Leiner’s objective is to recognize and explore opportunities for its customers and to anticipate future trends. In this regard, PB Leiner was the world’s first gelatin producer to market multifunctional gelatin products. PB Leiner supplies a continuously growing market in food, pharma, health nutrition and technical applications. PB Leiner has approximately 1,200 collaborators throughout the world and is part of Tessenderlo Group.



Job description

PB Leiner

Are you enthusiastic about chemical and process engineering?  Do you want to have the opportunity to apply knowledge in an industrial setting? At PB Leiner, we have an exciting opportunity for a Year In Industry Student to work within our well established and friendly process engineering team. 

We are looking for somebody to join us for a 12 month placement, starting in June 2023.

The Year In Industry Student will work closely with multiple departments, get experience of our full process (raw material to finished product) and have the opportunity to get involved in many different projects and activities.

Are you self-motivated, professional, keen to learn, and reliable? If you thrive working in a fast paced environment and are able to work both independently and as part of the team, then you may have the skills we are seeking.

You will be involved in:

  • The analysis of process data
  • Process monitoring
  • The implementation of small improvements projects
  • Taking part in problem solving exercises
  • Interfacing with many different departments and job roles from operators to plant managers
  • Providing support to engineers and department heads
  • The Health and Safety of all our employees is of utmost importance and you will be expected to comply with all the requirements in place     


Be studying for a degree in Chemical Engineering or similar and achieving a 2:1 or higher

Desirable Skills:

  • High level of safety awareness
  • Computer literate
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible
  • Work well individually or as part of a team




What can you expect from us? We are committed to supporting our employees ambitions through training and development opportunities and as a result you may will be required to undertaken some mandatory training and have the opportunity to help train others if you are if sufficiently competent in a given task.

We are an inclusive organisation and welcome applicants from all walks of life. We promote a healthy work life balance and in addition to a competitive salary, we  offer a range of benefits, including:

  • BUPA private medical
  • Above average pension contribution structure
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Sickness absence insurance
  • Training and development opportunities,
  • Corporate gym discount
  • Incremental holiday increases
  • Social events and more
Experience level
Entry Level
PB Leiner
Business unit
PB Leiner
United Kingdom