Process Engineering

2 open programmes View all

Salary

£31,000*

*depending on location, role and qualifications

Location

Across the UK

Closing Date

November 30, 2022

About the programme

Start with the microscopic detail and work your way up. That’s what our process engineers do. Join them and you’ll help us develop robust, innovative solutions to extraordinary challenges. Over the two year programme, you’ll work with cutting-edge technology and build your experience in anything from submarine and commercial marine projects to next-generation construction projects including ship based cargo handling systems for the transportation and storage of liquified gas.

Process Engineering at Babcock

There’s so much you could potentially do at Babcock . You might find yourself working on submarine projects or commercial marine programmes. Equally, you might help decommission old nuclear power plants or create new ones. You may also be addressing the increasing importance of lower global emissions as Babcock develops solutions specifically targeted at assisting ship owners and operators reduce their environmental footprint. What’s certain is that you’ll immerse yourself in cutting-edge technologies and gain the experiences needed to develop a specialism in this technical discipline.

What you'll need

  • An MEng degree in Chemical Engineering (or similar)
  • To be able to satisfy our customer’s security requirements (you may need to complete a medical assessment).

What you'll get

We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career.

In addition:

  • Minimum 25 days holiday entitlements + bank holidays + agile working* subject to conversation with your Manager
  • Generous pension and employee share schemes
  • Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts
  • Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
  • You’ll also have the chance to get involved in our STEM outreach and volunteering activities, which our graduates find incredibly rewarding in all sorts of other ways.

Your career development

It’s hard to beat the variety of fantastic opportunities and business experiences you’ll receive during this development programme. You can expect real world encounters and exposure to exciting projects that will really help you navigate where you want to take your career.

Before You Apply

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Where you'll be based

See the list below to find out more about the areas of our business that are offering places on our Process Engineering programme for Autumn 2023. But no matter which team you join, you could be based anywhere in the UK. That’s why we ask all our graduates to be flexible and willing to move during their programme.

At the heart of our Marine sector is our 320 acre Rosyth facility, which is home to one of the largest waterside manufacturing and repair facilities in the UK. At Rosyth we specialise in the design and engineering of complex marine platforms, we support clients with design at whole ship or module level and we bring energy to our customer’s projects with our integrated design and manufacturing approach. We work together to ensure navies at home and across the world go to sea safely and are the lead contractor for the UK Submarine Dismantling Programme.

Digital transformation is at the heart of the site’s growth. This is not just a vision for the future but it is now a reality through the Type 31 Frigate programme where further investment in facilities and manufacturing equipment will support the integration of technology and new working practices to create a dynamic, effective and efficient, digitally enabled facility.

To make the most of the opportunities Marine has to offer, you’ll need to have great technical skills along with the drive and aspiration to develop your career to help us deliver our world-class programmes, develop new technologies and offer solutions for our vast range of customers.

Rosyth also hosts our commercial gas handling sector of the business – world leaders in the delivery of customer focused solutions for the transportation and storage of liquefied gas in the marine environment.

Your home base will be our Rosyth facility, however, some of your placements may be at other Marine sector locations, therefore you will need to be ready and willing to move to other sites throughout your programme.

Cavendish Nuclear is the UK’s leading nuclear services company, delivering complex projects across the nuclear lifecycle. Our work includes supporting delivery of new-build nuclear power plants, extending the working life of existing nuclear plants and safely decommissioning legacy sites. We’re looking for graduates with a wide range of qualities, including high technical skills, good interpersonal skills and a willingness to learn and adapt to new circumstances.

You’ll be based at either out Warrington or Bristol offices for the four years of your programme, with secondments and placements all across the country. In that time, you’ll design processes and technologies supporting a range of activities from New Build to Decommissioning and life extension for our clients’ sites around the world. This will provide experience of the full development lifecycle within a small team and develop an understanding of how this part of our business contributes to our success.

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