Engineering Development Programme
graduate scheme

Engineering Development Programme

Croda Europe Ltd
Europe · North West Englandand 2 others

Job description

In the Engineering Development Programme, you will be involved in all aspects of the profession, ranging from basic research to plant commissioning. You will manage projects from the outset and be expected to accept responsibility quickly.

As well as on-the-job training graduates will benefit from a five module residential training programme which focuses on developing personal and business skills. Croda offer a competitive benefits package to all those on one of its three programmes. This incorporates a starting salary of approximately £28,000 for the Engineering Development Programme and approximately £24,000 for all other programmes.

Company information

A global leader in speciality chemicals, Croda is the name behind some of the world’s biggest brands providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life. In 34 countries, our 4,000 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from personal and health care, to home care and plastics. Croda’s European graduate programme offer scientists (with a chemistry bias) and chemical, process and instrumentation engineers the opportunity to fulfil their potential in a challenging and rewarding environment.

In the UK Croda operates at seven locations near Hull, Goole, Staffordshire and Merseyside, resulting in many sites being commuter distance from major cities such as Leeds, York and Manchester. Croda has many International locations such as France, Spain, Germany Holland, USA, Singapore, Brazil, China and Japan.

Person requirements

Qualifications and experience requirements

For this programme you will need a chemical, process or control and instrumentation engineering degree, received in the last five years. Although not essential, all would benefit from European languages including French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and German. Language skills would give the opportunity to complete placements across Europe.

Accepted degree subjects

engineering, electronic and electrical · chemical engineering



Defined benefit pension scheme including death in service benefit, 25 days paid holiday, share incentive plans plus a £3,000 relocation package


Europe · North West England · West Midlands · Yorkshire and the Humber

Contract and working hours

Permanent · Full-time

How to apply

Number of vacancies: Four

Closing date: 08/01/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 08/01/2017