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Chemical Engineering Industrial Placement - 2023

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More than just one of the largest energy companies in the world, ExxonMobil is a place where we believe people should think independently, take initiative, grow to their full potential and help shape the future of energy. Diversity drives innovation and we are committed to providing inclusive workplaces where everyone can thrive and contribute.

The safety and wellbeing of our employees is at the heart of everything we do. We build skills and competencies through training and work experiences in a wide range of assignments. With a long history of industry leadership and cutting edge innovation, we are committed to providing affordable energy to support human progress while advancing effective solutions to address climate change.

We are Exxonmobil

Exxonmobil is working to deliver reliable and affordable energy and products.

We are now recruiting for our 2023 UK Industrial Placement Programme and we are seeking exceptional people who we can empower to think independently, take initiative and be innovative.

What would you be doing?

You could find yourself, for example. providing daily technical support or plant optimisation analysis as part of a team on a unit, ensuring on-grade production that meets market demand. Alternatively, you could find yourself working to reduce energy consumption or be responsible for implementing new initiatives to improve site safety. 

Whichever team you start in, you’ll have real responsibility from day one and we’ll provide a supportive learning environment, where you can develop a solid foundation of professional skills.  The first month of your placement will set you up for success with a comprehensive induction and handover programme. You’ll have the chance to experience large scale manufacturing operations first hand and grow your on-site skills and experience. As your placement progresses you’ll have opportunity to seek out and take on technical projects that advance both the business and your personal development.

What are we looking for?

To be eligible for this role, you must: 

  • Be in the penultimate year of your degree course 
  • Be expecting a minimum of a 2:1 Bachelors/Masters degree (or equivalent) in Chemical Engineering 
  • Have a minimum of three ‘A’ levels (or equivalent) of at least B grade 
  • Be seeking to gain work experience on a 13 month paid Industrial Placement commencing in July 2023

Successful candidates should possess a broad range of personal effectiveness and leadership skills, with the ability to facilitate and influence business decisions in a team environment. 

What’s in it for you?

While on placement with ExxonMobil you will have support and guidance from managers, supervisors and recent graduates to enable you to apply your degree knowledge and fulfil your potential, gaining confidence and experience as an individual, and learning new skills in a real operational environment. 

We’re one of the world’s biggest companies and we reward our employees accordingly. We offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, benefits and free gyms at most of our UK sites. 

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: October 14th, 2022
  • Starting: July 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • 13 months
  • Fife (Edinburgh) and Fawley (Hampshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Chemical

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