Synthomer is an innovative and differentiated global leader in sustainable polymer solutions. The Group is one of the world’s foremost suppliers of water based polymers and has leadership positions in many markets. Our polymers help customers create innovative new products and enhance the performance of existing products in key industries such as coatings, construction, adhesives, textiles, paper and nitrile medical gloves.

With the acquisition of Eastman Adhesive Resins in 2022 and Omnova Solutions in 2020, Synthomer grew its global manufacturing network, expanded its product portfolio and boosted its geographical presence, allowing it to better serve over 6000 customers around the world. Synthomer has its operational headquarters in London, UK, and provides customer-focused services from regional centres in Harlow, UK; Marl, Germany; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Beachwood, Ohio, USA. It employs more than 5000 employees across over 40 sites and is listed on the London Stock Exchange.

We have an intern opportunity to join the Pall Mall administration support team. This role will support the ‘Office Assistant’ with sorting, filing and processing Executive invoices.  This role offers the opportunity to learn about the invoicing process, work closely with the Executive Team and gain insight into a Global business.

Main accountabilities

  • Identifying, sorting and storing/filing invoices digitally
  • Verifying the accuracy of invoices and seeking approval from the correct Executives.
  • Entering data into Excel to keep a record of invoices.
  • Carrying out simple math equations including identifying and subtracting VAT.
  • Using SAP to accurately enter the invoice data in a 3 step process, creating PRs, Finding PO’s and creating GRNs.
  • Building relationships with key stakeholders (i.e. Accounts Payable and Procurement) and ensuring communication is effective
  • Other ad hoc duties when required (i.e. expenses)

Person specification

  • Positive attitude, eagerness to learn and a proactive approach to tasks
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft applications such as Excel & Word
  • Ability to identify issues that may arise and independently come to a conclusion (problem solve)
  • Confidence in asking for support when needed
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail 
  • Open to learning how SAP is utilised at Synthomer
  • The ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Confidence in ‘chasing’ and communicating with senior members of staff (Executives)


  • Gain valuable hands-on experience within corporate environment
  • Opportunity to work closely with experienced professionals and senior leadership team
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate academic commitments over summertime

Interested candidates should submit a CV and covering letter, highlighting interest in the position and relevant qualifications/experience.

Why Synthomer?

We are ambitious! We have grown significantly – both organically and inorganically. We are a FTSE 250 listed company, 22% of our revenue comes from newly commercialized products, and we’re recognized in the top-quartile for chemicals manufacturing safety.​

We believe in high challenge, high support! We are keen to let you contribute in real roles from day 1. We expect a lot, but offer a lot, too. This includes onboarding, induction and learning events, networking opportunities, mentoring and personal development planning. So, be up for an inspiring long-term career adventure.​

We personalize our approach to development! At Synthomer, you won't find generic career tracks or development programs but rather a one-size-fits-one approach to employee development. We'll partner with you to ensure you have the right experiences that build your capabilities and accelerate your career growth.