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Graduate - Chemical & process engineering

Graduate - Chemical & process engineering

  • Location United Kingdom - Scotland - Aberdeen/Dyce, United Kingdom - South East - Sunbury
  • Travel required
  • Job category Engineering Group
  • Relocation available
  • Job type Graduates
  • Job code 131005BR
  • Experience level
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Job summary

The energy industry faces a huge challenge, to deliver energy products safely, economically & sustainably. We anticipate a major transformation of the energy industry during your career. Our chemical & process engineers get involved in all aspects of this challenge, from researching new technologies to developing project concepts, building new facilities & optimising safe operation.

Chemical & process engineers work at the heart of the energy industry, supporting oil and gas production, processing, conversion to create fuels & chemicals, and developing new capability to serve the energy transition such as hydrogen, carbon capture, and green fuels.

Our graduate programme typically lasts 3 years with on-the-job experience, training & specialist support. We aim to introduce you to our discipline in a broad range of settings, including project development, operations & specialist technical support. In all these settings you will learn how chemical & process engineers contribute to maintaining the safety, efficiency & performance of our projects & operations.

During your early years, you may expect to have several roles, intended to give you the breadth of experience to become a great engineer, well positioned to apply for chartership.

Chemical & process engineers will always have a pivotal role in the energy industry. The knowledge and expertise you gain as you develop will help us make the technical and strategic decisions that define the success and future of our business.

Roles and responsibilities
The precise nature of your role will be defined by your skills as well as the needs of the business but your duties & responsibilities will include:

  • Working on projects and supporting your team to find the best solutions
  • Helping to maintain performance within your team and for bp as a company
  • Building relationships both within bp and with our external partners, collaborating across Production & Operations and teams to deliver excellence
  • Demonstrating drive and dedication through the bp values with an emphasis on safety
To apply for this role, you’ll need a master’s degree (or equivalent) in chemical/process engineering, applied chemistry and chemical engineering, safety/process safety engineering, process safety & loss prevention or industrial systems, manufacture & management

We support our graduates to get professional accreditation and become chartered engineers. Therefore, it’s essential that your degree is accredited to MEng (or equivalent) level. To find out if your degree is accredited, please visit the links below. If you don’t find your degree within the links and know it is accredited, then please continue to submit your application and we can confirm this for you.


Other information
Remember, you can only apply for ONE opportunity. If you are not sure that this is the opportunity for you, please return to ourCandidate Matcher to review your other matches.

Within the education section please list all information for any degrees that you have studied or are currently studying.

If you need to make any adjustments to any stage of the recruitment process, for example due to an illness, injury or a disability, please contact us on 0800 279 2088 or email enquiry@bpgraduates.co.uk. If you are calling from overseas, please dial +44 1635 584149

Diversity sits at the heart of our company and as an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital, veteran or disability status.

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