Robinson Brothers Pilot Plant Technician, Jamie Wilkes has been awarded Young Apprentice of the Year at the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards 2019.
Jamie has been passionate about chemistry since the first day he joined Robinson Brothers as an Apprentice Laboratory Technician.
Working in a variety of jobs since joining chemical manufacturer, Jamie is now assisting the R&D Pilot Plant Manager in the scale-up of new products from small laboratory scale to 100 kg scale.
Alongside his role at Robinson Brothers, Jamie continues to study part time at the University of Wolverhampton, working towards his BSc in Chemistry.
Speaking of his career and the award Jamie said: “ I have been helped along my career path by many people over the years at Robinson Brothers, particularly my managers and peers in research.”
He added: “I am grateful for the opportunity and wish to continue to learn and grow. If you truly want something, anything is possible with enough hard work”