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Precious Plastic Research & Development Internship

Location: Peninsular Malaysia

Category: Recycling and Waste Education

Job Type: Internship

Contract Length: 9 Months

Application Closing Date: 30th January 2019

Start Date: 1st March 2019

Job Description

  • Work closely with The Sea Monkey Project, as the trainer to build and operate the Precious Plastic machines, as well as to maintain them.

  • Lead the production of Precious Plastic practical, functional and interesting merchandise, based on briefs from internal teams and external partners/clients.

  • Improve the way that existing products from The Precious Plastic machine work and look and/or improve their production

  • Analyze how the Precious Plastic products can tie in with market needs and consumer preferences.

  • Assist in materials and technique research for Precious Plastic products.

  • Carry out any relevant ad-hoc tasks as required and requested by supervisor


  • Passionate in mechanical design/machinery work and manufacturing process
  • Creative and innovative!
  • Excellent command of English (Malay & Chinese is an added advantage)
  • Understand materials and production methods
  • Well organized and efficient.
  • Hold a valid Malaysian driving licence (for local applicants), manual driving desirable.
  • Willing to learn and share knowledge among team members


  • Valuable skills to add to your CV
  • Reference letter upon satisfactory completion of your internship
  • Free accommodation at the project base (location to be confirmed). You’ll be in mixed dorm style rooms with other interns.
  • Free food! You’ll get access to communal staff food at each project base where you’ll cook as a team and with the volunteers.
  • Free WiFi!
  • Opportunity to go to other project sites (for example, Perhentian, Merapoh) on a work basis (based on performance and requirements).

How To Apply

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter to

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