UK -Summer Placement - Fluids Regulatory Compliance

Bar Hill, United Kingdom


You may not recognise our name but we guarantee that our products will have touched your lives many times a day without you even noticing.  From eggs and soft drink cans to the cable in your walls and the medicines in your bathroom cabinet, you will find evidence of our success on products throughout your home.   

Domino Printing Sciences plc, an autonomous division of Brother Industries Limited, comprises of a group of businesses and brands, each with unique capabilities, targeted at industries utilising coding and printing. Our clever technology enables companies to print product identification and other variable data, such as use-by-dates and tracking codes, on their products no matter what the surface, how fast they’re produced, or where in the world they’re made.  

We offer a wide range of printing technologies including Continuous Ink Jet, Laser Coding, Piezo Drop on Demand, Print and Apply, Thermal Ink Jet and Thermal Transfer Overprinting.  Our investment into R&D means that we’re continually improving our existing product range as well as developing new innovative products.  Covering diverse sectors from food and beverage, pharmaceutical and healthcare, to industrial and construction, our aim is to provide our customers with solutions tailored to the needs of their business. 


This is a great opportunity for a chemistry graduate with an eye for detail and a desire to learn about ink regulations and legislation to join our award winning company and play a part in shaping our ambitious future. 

As a Summer Placement student you’ll be joining our in-house Regulatory team, who ensure that all our inks and related products comply with relevant legislation and can be sold, worldwide, without any issues.    Aside from your chemistry-based studies, you don’t need to have any experience in regulatory affairs as we will teach you everything you need to know. 

You’ll get involved with a wide variety of tasks including:

  • Supporting Product Compliance Specialists in Development Projects
  • Producing Regulatory Statements for our wide range of fluids products
  • Documenting all work to a professional standard  

You’ll need to have A-levels (or equivalent) in Chemistry and Maths to a high standard and be currently studying for a Chemistry or Materials science (or similar) undergraduate degree.  It would be an advantage to have experience in any of the following:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Have an understanding of Safety Datasheets
  • Work in an office environment or administration role

 We’ll be looking for a good team worker and friendly self-starter, who is dedicated, has excellent attention to detail and tenacious with the ability to quickly learn new concepts and take ownership of tasks.  

The placement can start any time after you have finished attending University for the summer and can last for as long as you are available before you return in September (holidays permitting).  


As well as a competitive placement salary, we offer a generous benefits package including holiday allowance, on-site subsidised restaurant, discounts on local gym facilities, as well as training and development opportunities. 


Our head office is based in Bar Hill, just 4 miles from the City of Cambridge with excellent road links North, South and East via the A14 and M11.  Home to one of the oldest universities in the English-speaking world and now one of the most important technology centres in Europe, Cambridge is a city steeped in the past as well as the future.  From sightseeing to wonderful historic buildings to punting on the river Cam, or visiting one of the many bars and restaurants in the city, Cambridge has something for everyone.  Excellent public transport links mean that it’s only a 50 minute journey to London and Stansted Airport.  In addition, London City Airport and Luton Airport are both within easy travelling distance.  Find out more about Cambridge at www.visitcambridge.org.


Please click here to complete the short application form and upload your CV and covering letter.  Remember that we’re also interested to hear about any activities that you take part in outside of University and how they relate to your love of chemistry or regulations!

If your application is successful we will arrange a quick informal chat to find out more about yourself whilst giving you the opportunity to ask any initial questions you may have. Then, if shortlisted, you will be invited to Bar Hill for a formal interview, prior to an offer being made to the successful candidate before the end of June. We can then discuss a mutually agreeable start date.  The closing date for applications is 15 June 2019.  

Please click on 'Apply for this vacancy' below and you will be directed to a web form.  You can also upload a copy of your CV on the web form.