BP Process Engineering Graduate Programme - 2023 - Chemical/Environmental

The Programme

Our early careers development programme lasts 3 years, comprising work experience, training, and specialist support.  

It is likely you will carry out several different roles to expose you to different aspects of Process Engineering. Opportunities depend on business needs, and the location of the work may change as you move between roles.

In the longer term, process engineers can develop into many roles.  

Some prefer to stay in engineering and may become subject matter experts or advisers, some prefer to work on projects and may become project managers, some prefer operations and may become facilities managers.  

But there is no limit; several of our recent CEOs started their careers as engineers! 

What You Will Do

The precise nature of your role will be defined by the needs of the business, but your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Apply your chemical engineering skills to solve real-world problems in technology development, projects, or operations.
  • Care passionately about the safety of our facilities, and develop the skills needed to constantly seek inherently safer solutions.
  • Recognize the risks in the work you are doing and constantly seek ways to mitigate.
  • Recognize the environmental impact of the facilities you are working on, and constantly seek ways to reduce.
  • Build relationships both within bp and with our external partners. 

As part of bp, you will also be able to take part in additional activities outside of your role, whether it be supporting local community initiatives, our bp Business Resourcing Groups and you are given the encouragement and time to participate. 

Required Skills and Abilities

You’ll have strong organizational skills and the ability to deliver results in a collaborative environment. Your agility to learn and adapt will be key along with the energy, motivation, and ownership to make the most of this fantastic opportunity. You’ll be comfortable making courageous and bold decisions, have digital fluency, a keen eye for analytics and the insights they provide.

We know you’re early in your career – we don’t expect you to be an expert.

As a bp graduate, you will have an interest and/or skill in delivering economic value back to a business, identifying solutions and strategies resulting in cost savings and a natural negotiation style.  

No matter where you work at BP, you’ll be valued, included and respected. We’ll provide you with on-going support and we’ll reward you for the great work you do.  

To be eligible for the Process Engineering Graduate Programme you will:

  • Pursued/pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in (or equivalent) in Chemical, Process or Biochemical Engineering, or a bachelor’s degree in one of these core subjects supplemented by a post-graduate qualification in a relevant topic such as Advanced Chemical Engineering, Process Safety, Petroleum Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or studies related to sustainability or low carbon energy.
  • Graduated/graduating between January 2021 and July 2023. 

What subject(s) does that candidate need to have studied to be able to apply for this role?

Chemistry, Energy Business / Management, Engineering - Automotive/Aerospace/Aeronautical, Engineering - Chemical/Process, Engineering - Operations & Project, Engineering – Other. 

The world is changing fast, and our industry is changing with it.  

The energy mix is shifting towards lower carbon sources, driven by technological advances and growing environmental concerns.  

At bp, we will help drive this transition - and our business will be transformed by it.  

We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future. 

Closed 10 months ago
Closed 10 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Engineering, Engineering Aerospace Aeronautical, Engineering Chemical
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  • Closing Date:19th Apr 2023, 6:00 pm


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