Graduate Process Engineer

Knutsford, Cheshire
09 Jan 2018
Job role
Process Engineer

Overview / Responsibilities      
Wood is now accepting applications for our Nuclear Graduate Programme starting September 2018.

The deadline for applications is 28th February 2018.

Key elements of the Graduate Programme:

As a Chemical Engineering graduate, you will join a well-established IChemE accredited company training scheme (ACTS) that comprises a period of two years on the graduate programme followed by a three-year career development phase. This will involve delivery and on-the job training in process design activities and opportunities to develop wider engineering and project delivery skills. This is structured to provide you with the necessary skills and experience to apply for membership of the IChemE and become a professionally accredited engineer.

Varied training with quarterly development reviews for the first two years followed by three additional years of career development leading towards professional accreditation and more senior roles;
Each graduate is assigned a mentor (Chartered Engineer), a peer to peer graduate and a line manager to ensure they are supported in their personal and professional development;
Exposure to a variety of projects to ensure well rounded development;
Hands-on involvement working on projects from the beginning, with the opportunity to develop skills by working alongside experienced engineers;
Opportunities for site placements in the UK.

Our 2-year structured Graduate Programme will set you on the path to professional accreditation and is consistently recognised as one of the best programmes within the industry.

About Wood Nuclear:

Wood’s nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors.

Our nuclear business has offices in Knutsford and Birchwood in Cheshire, Gloucester, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Reading and London. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.

Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised in the industries we serve. We have proven expertise in managing large, complex projects, a global reach and long-standing UK presence, strong relationships with our clients and cutting-edge processes and technologies.

Our strength lies in our people. We know how important it is to recruit the best people and help them develop. We look for highly motivated and committed people from a number of disciplines, all of whom have a vital role to play.

We offer a strong mentoring culture, on the job training, technical lectures, and the opportunity to attend a variety of courses and conferences. You will be a full member of our team, contributing to the achievement of real business objectives.

What that means to you is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, working with people from different backgrounds. You'll work closely with our clients and committed to achieving outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment.

Skills / Qualifications  
You will need a minimum 2:1 degree in a Chemical Engineering related discipline which must be an IChemE accredited degree to MEng level;
Strong organisational, interpersonal, and communication skills;
Ability to work in multi-disciplinary team environments and adapt to change;
Eagerness to work and develop your career in Process Engineering in the nuclear industry;
Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

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