Chemical Engineering Jobs

Chemical engineering is the branch of engineering concerned with the design, construction and operation of machines and plants that perform chemical reactions to solve practical problems or make products. It’s all about changing raw materials into useful products that are used safely by millions of people on a daily basis.

Understanding how to alter the chemical, biochemical or physical state of a substance, engineers are employed across a wide variety of sectors including pharmaceuticals, energy, water, food and drink, materials, oil and gas, biotechnology and consultancy.

Chemical engineering job roles include project engineering, design engineering, operations engineering and research & development engineering. A chemical engineer could be inventing, designing, constructing, operating or controlling industrial processes for a wide range of products form plastics to enzymes, on which everyone’s standard of living depends. If you are bright, a good communicator, motivated, able to work both on your own or as part of a team and love a challenge, chemical engineering could be for you.

In chemical engineering, advances are being made in hydrogen storage, electronics and communications, and alternative fuels. You’ll most likely be a problem solver with an affinity for science and maths.

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170 (Infrastructure Support) Engineer Group

170 Engineer Group is a specialist branch of the Army which provides the infrastructure design and consultancy requirements for the rest of the Armed Forces.

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Air Products

Air Products is a leading supplier of industrial gases, equipment and services

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We are Amazon; we pioneer. Since opening our virtual doors 1995, we've been pushing the boundaries of possible further and further.

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AMEC is the leading UK provider of nuclear services. Our experience spans several decades in the UK, France, Canada and North America.

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Coldharbour Marine

Cold Harbour Marine specialises in the design and supply of leading technologies to the world maritime market

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Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, The (IOM3)

The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) is a major UK engineering institution whose activities encompass the whole materials cycle, from exploration and extraction, through characterisation, processing, forming, finishing and application, to product recycling and land reuse.

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Founded in 1849, Pfizer is the world's premier biopharmaceutical company taking new approaches to better health.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force polices the skies, protecting the UK from threats at home while peacekeeping abroad. Our full and spare-time roles offer skills for life, and a chance to play a part in operations around the world - from providing humanitarian aid to preventing a civil war.

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SABIC is a truly global organisation with 33,000 people working in more than 40 countries. In many ways, we are already part of your life.

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The National Industrialization Company (TASNEE) was established in 1405H, corresponding to 1985, as the first joint-stock industrial company fully owned by the private sector.

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VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries.

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