Graduate Process Engineer | The chemical engineer job board

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Wood is recruiting Process Engineers to join one of our business units in the South East of England.

The offices located in this region are: Reading, Staines, Horsham and Woking.

As a Wood Graduate, you join a culture of innovationpushing the limits of the possible, to seek the best solutions for our customers.

The role

Wood is deeply committed to the development of its people and recognizes the importance of developing a talented team of professionals with process engineering expertise to ensure the future success of the organization and the energy and materials sectors we serve. support. We provide:

  • Technical challenge – develop your basic and specialist process engineering skills to a global standard
  • Excellence – Working in a technical center of excellence for an international company leading and supporting projects executed across Europe, Africa and the Middle East
  • Recognition/prestige – Wood is globally regarded as a premium engineering and design company. International design company ranked number 1 by Engineering News-Record (2019)

As a graduate process engineer, you will be exposed to different parts of the business by learning critical skills. In addition to conventional sectors, you can expect to work in:

  • Carbon capture: industrial clusters, from concept development to detailed engineering.
  • Hydrogen: blue hydrogen (w/CCS), green hydrogen, ammonia/hydrogen saving innovation.
  • Future of hydrocarbons: Adapt existing facilities and design ambitious new projects, to produce the next generation of low-carbon fuels and chemicals.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for successful graduates who are eager to learn. Ideal candidates should have at least a 2:1 degree at MEng level in a discipline related to Chemical Engineering, which should be an IChemE accredited course and enjoy problem solving/troubleshooting, detailed analysis, willingness to embrace new ideas and, more importantly. ; take on assignments where the approach or solution is not known at the outset.

What we offer in our graduate program:

  • Variety in projects requiring highly adaptable and naturally inquisitive/inquisitive individuals.
  • Undertake calculations for heat and material balances, hydraulics, equipment sizing and safety-related devices, as well as the preparation of documents and drawings such as process flow diagrams (PFDs), equipment specifications and piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID).
  • Exposure the Safety and Environment aspects of process design work
  • Structured four-year program within your chosen discipline and business unit
  • Technical and personal development; you will have access to a multitude of resources and opportunities for technical and personal development
  • Accredited training program – with the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)
  • Support throughout your career; Assigned Buddy and Mentor (Chartered Engineer) and Head of Department to ensure you are supported in your personal and professional development to achieve Chartered Status.
  • Rotations in relevant business areas improve your knowledge and experience in order to become a complete and qualified engineer
  • Meaningful and interesting projects; delivered to industry leaders in the various sectors of the energy and materials market
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion; we are an organization actively committed to diversity and inclusion across our business
  • Competitive salary with gradual increases as you progress through the graduate program
  • Flexible benefits package; including 33 days of annual leave (including public holidays), generous contributory pension scheme, private medical cover, life insurance 4 times base salary; all this and more that can be adapted to your own lifestyle
  • Early Careers Network (ECN); join your peers in our ECN and have the opportunity to support and share ideas with other recent graduates from our business units
  • Global connections; join experts from around the world who are at the forefront of our industry, shaping the standards of our profession

Application process and deadlines

  • Upload your CV and enter your details into our recruitment system via the link on the advertisement
  • The deadline for all applications will be Friday, November 18
  • We will review applications in November/December
  • We will then run selection calls throughout December with candidates who meet the criteria below
  • Shortlisted candidates will receive invitations to assessment centers in January
  • Assessment centers will take place in January/February depending on location and discipline