Employer profile


Updated: September, 2022

About Croda Europe Ltd

We are the name behind the high performance ingredients and technologies in some of the biggest, most successful brands in the world: creating, making and selling speciality chemicals that are relied on by industries and consumers everywhere.

Our products are sold mainly to industry, forming a vital part of other products. They help to make them work, to make them successful and to become the household names that play such an important part in all our lives. You won't find our name in the high street but you are likely to come into contact with many of our products on a daily basis. In 38 countries, our 5,600+ employees are split across two core business sectors:

  • Consumer Care (made up of Personal Care and Home Care)
  • Life Sciences (made up of Croda Pharma and Crop Care)

We also have an Industrial Chemicals business that supports these two sectors. As we continue to evolve, our focus will remain the same; a team of passionate experts dedicated to working alongside our customers, delivering to them sustainable and innovative ingredients that they can build on.

As a Croda graduate, you will need to combine practical and strategic skills with imagination. In return we can offer you early responsibility and a high degree of motivation and satisfaction, in short, real experiences, real responsibilities and real jobs.

We offer a competitive benefits package, which incorporates a starting salary of approximately £30,000 for the Engineering Development Programme and approximately £26,500 for all other programmes, a defined benefit pension scheme, 25 days paid holiday, share incentive plans £3,000 relocation package.

Challenging work experiences and appropriate training form the basis for developing your career with Croda. We design opportunities to suit individual needs; how you apply that knowledge is then your responsibility with encouragement and support from the company as you will be driving your own career from day one.

Croda’s development initiatives are designed to combine the intellectual rigours of academic life with the skills required in business. Our programmes include residential training which takes place over five modules and is completed during the first two years of your employment with Croda.

You will cover topics such as personal effectiveness, communication, influencing people, teamwork, cultural awareness and managing change. You’ll go through this as a graduate year group which provides the opportunity to develop a network of people you can stay in touch with as you move through the business.

We recruit up to 10 science and engineering graduates with a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject area obtained within the last five years. You will also be required to have fluent English and European languages are desirable (French, Spanish or Dutch preferred).

Work sectors

science and pharmaceuticals


East Riding of Yorkshire

Contact details

Cowick Hall
East Yorkshire
DN14 9AA

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