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Graduate development scheme

We offer a specific Graduate Development Scheme and welcome applications from the very best graduates for either our scientific or general development programme.

Formal training for both programmes

As a graduate trainee, you will receive a broad range of training and development over a two year period. As soon as you join us, you’ll be working with experts in your chosen field. Our experienced managers will support you at every stage. We also have a network of recent graduates who will guide you along the way. As a result, new graduates can rapidly develop the skills and knowledge required to perform their role at a high level of competence and confidence.

For both the scientific and general development programmes, you will receive comprehensive formal training and hands-on practical experience working as part of a supportive, friendly team.

For both programmes, you will also develop a range of general and leadership skills through formal training sessions in topics such as:

  • Making effective presentations
  • Time management/planning
  • Problem solving
  • Working and dealing with people
  • First aid, fire and safety training.
You will also have the opportunity to attend courses led by world leaders in chromatography.


The Scientific Programme:

The Scientific Programme is suitable for graduates with a good degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry, or a related subject. It offers structured training over a two year period. The programme covers column manufacture, the development of new products and technical support. There will also be opportunities to gain experience and commercial awareness in our Sales, Purchasing and Marketing departments..

The successful candidates will work with internationally respected scientists and state of the art instrumentation.

Further details of the Graduate Development Scheme Scientific Programme vacancy are available.

The General Programme:

is suitable for graduates with a good Honours Degree (or equivalent)  / PhD in any discipline. It offers structured training over a two year period.

Further details of the Graduate Development Scheme General Programme vacancy are available.

Hichrom is an expanding company, working at the cutting edge of separation science. This is a fast moving industry and one of the largest growth areas in analytical chemistry. We can offer excellent career opportunities for conscientious employees who share our core values, which are:

  • Openness and honesty
  • Professional and personal integrity
  • High ethical standards
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership by example
  • Respect for the individual

We pride ourselves on our in-house expertise and every year we consistently manufacture thousands of excellent high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) columns in quality assured laboratories – supplying our customers worldwide.

As a distributor, we sell over 95% of the world’s leading brands of HPLC columns, supplying laboratories in over 100 countries.

Hichrom’s customers include household names in the pharmaceutical, agrochemical, food, oil and plastic industries as well as numerous hospitals and universities.

Founded in 1978, the business has thrived by providing an exemplary service to our customers.

Please complete a Hichrom application form, by hand, and send this together with any further relevant details to Hichrom Ltd if you are interested in joining our Graduate Programme, or contact the recruitment department on 0118 9303660 / contact Recruitment

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