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Are you a chemical engineering professional? Great!

Our recruitment experts have ideal chemical engineering jobs for you on their books, including those in process engineering, safety and technical. We have unrivalled experience in placing people just like you in roles that offer rewarding, challenging work, so if you're ready for the next step, why not view our current vacancies today?

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What do chemical engineers do?

Chemical engineers turn raw materials into products across a multitude of industries and sectors, from clothing to energy. Jobs involve researching and manufacturing, working with chemicals and substances, finding cost-effective and sustainable solutions to problems and testing and designing, to name just a few of the responsibilities.

Is demand high for chemical engineers?

Yes. In fact, 92% of employers in chemical engineering experienced skills shortages over the last year, so they are very keen for new chemical engineering professionals to join their teams. View our Salary and Recruiting Trends Guide for 2022 for more information. 

How can I get a chemical engineering job?

There are many routes you can take to become a chemical engineer, from securing specific qualifications and certifications to apprenticeships and special graduate schemes.

How much do chemical engineers earn?

According to research carried out by Hays in 2021, the average salary for a chemical engineer is £41,000 per annum. 

Should I look for a permanent or contract chemical engineering job?

That's entirely up to you. Contractors can typically take home more money than permanent staff due to often being compensated on a day-rate basis, but permanent staff have the security of a long-term job and income. There are positives and negatives to both.

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