Process/Operations Engineer (Veolia Graduate Development Programme)

  • Job Reference: 00000145-1
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2019
  • Recruiter: Veolia
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £27,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

JOB TITLE – Graduate Trainee (Process / Operations Engineer)



SALARY - Competitive


About Veolia

We are resourcing the world. We manufacture green products and green energy using waste, waste water and wasted heat as a resource mine.  We provide tailored solutions for industry or municipalities to help them save and preserve resources. We are working hard to create a future in which end-of-life resources are transformed into products that enrich our lives and can power our homes and industry. The circular economy already represents 20% of our turnover and we are constantly developing innovative ways to develop access to, preserve and replenish resources. To achieve our vision; we focus on creating a team with a diverse range of talent that operates in a safe, innovative and sustainable environment in order to promote the green economy and build new markets.

About the Role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Graduate to join the team at our South London Combined Heat & Power plant (SELCHP) as part of the Graduate Development Programme. SELCHP is one of the UK’s longest running modern Energy Recovery Facilities (ERF). Operational for over 25 years, the facility requires regular maintenance. Continuous improvements are necessary, not only to keep pace with new regulatory requirements but to ensure the plant remains commercially competitive. 

You will be gaining valuable experience of the operation and maintenance of an Energy Recovery Facility; leading and supporting on projects to help drive its successful operation. This will involve, for example, managing installation and replacement of plant items and conducting desk studies for potential plant modifications or development of operational procedures and processes.

About your Development

As part of the Graduate Development Programme, you will go through a structured management development programme, undertaking leadership and management modules with your graduate cohort. You will be supported in this by our People Development team.

About your Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree level qualification in an engineering discipline (e.g. Mechanical Engineering /  Chemical Engineering / Control & Instrumentation Engineering / Process Engineering) or Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences (2:1 minimum by September 2020)
  • Problem solving mindset and ability to get stuck in

  • Willingness to engage in practical tasks in plant

  • Strong communication skills

  • Proactive and self-motivated

  • Ability to work well with others

You need to be eligible to work in the UK without restriction on beginning employment and be able to take up permanent employment with the company. 

Veolia supports the principle of Equality & Diversity in employment and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination.