Graduate Process Engineer Sheffield 2024

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Due to an increased level of new clients and projects and our strategy to develop and expand our business, SLR’s Process Engineering team are looking to recruit a new Process Engineer in our Sheffield office.

This role would suit a candidate who has gained some degree of professional experience post graduation and is now seeking to develop their career. The successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to develop their career under the direction of an expert team of engineering professionals and will be supported in working towards gaining Chartered status by joining our approved training scheme.

You will focus on the waste and recycling industry and will provide input and support on a wide range of interesting and challenging projects including new and innovative technologies.

About us

SLR are global leaders in environmental and advisory solutions helping our clients achieve their sustainability goals. We are a consultancy with over 3,000 employees across 6 regions – including more than a thousand in Europe. Our ‘one team’ culture is at the heart of our business; providing a collaborative and supportive environment for professional development.

Along with competitive salaries, our staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package with a company pension plus excellent healthcare offering, travel and life insurance, critical illness cover and a structured career framework with regular reviews offering outstanding opportunities for progression. Alongside 25 day’s annual leave, SLR offer flexible, agile and hybrid working which enables staff to tailor hours worked around core hours, and our family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life.

The Process Engineering team are part of the Engineering service line, which provides support to a range of clients in the industrial , infrastructure, building and mine waste sectors. The majority of support supplied to those clients is within the UK, but there are opportunities to contribute to international projects.

The role

You will work with engineering staff at all levels to help in the delivery of wastewater and water recycling projects within SLR offices and at client offices and sites across the UK and internationally. You will be expected to represent SLR Consulting in an effective and professional manner and will work independently and as part of a team. This may involve travel and lone working at times, possibly outside typical working hours.

The successful candidate will also assist SLR staff in other disciplines within SLR, including the Waste and Resources Advisory, Environmental Management and Compliance, Land and Water and Environmental Specialist Services Groups and will develop client relationships to retain and develop new business.

As part of the Process Engineering team, you will provide clients with help and support at all project stages, including:

  • Plant Operation, Maintenance and Trouble Shooting
  • Plant Commissioning and Performance Testing
  • Technical and Economic Feasibility Studies
  • Technical Due Diligence Reviews
  • Front End Engineering and Concept Design Studies
  • Process Design Review and Optimization
  • HAZOP/HAZAN Studies
  • Development and Preparation of Technical Specifications
  • Preparation of Tender Packages and Tender Evaluation
  • Technical Training and Instruction (Plant Operators and Managers)
  • Technical Advisor and Independent Certifier Roles

About you

We are looking for an early-career engineer who is keen to learn and develop, under our continuous professional development scheme, leading on to future chartered status. Due to the travel requirements associated with the role, afull UK driving licence is essential. You will have:

  • Engineering Degree (Process, Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical)
  • Demonstrable work experience in waste and recycling
  • Ability to work independently following logical processes
  • High degree of numeracy and confidence with data
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Diversity, equity, and inclusion

SLR Consulting is committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and our expectations go beyond purely complying with legislation. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) are at the core of who we are and who we choose to be. We embrace diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within and outside our organisation. We respect and celebrate difference to ensure SLR is a place where everyone feels included, is encouraged to be their authentic self and has opportunities to grow.

Across Europe, our DE&I agenda is driven forward through our DE&I Committee, which actively promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion across both our internal processes and our client work. Globally, our Global Culture & Diversity Council brings together representatives from across our regions to share ideas and best practice that can be incorporated into our global policies, enabling greater transparency and supporting the development of an inclusive culture, inclusive approaches to policies and practices, and to personal behaviours.

We welcome applications from everybody, regardless of their background, and particularly invite those from groups who are currently under-represented in our business to apply, such as women, ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.

DEADLINE 5th March 2024