Work for IChemE

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) is the global professional membership organisation for chemical engineers and process engineers.

Founded in 1922, IChemE is the UK based and internationally recognised qualifying body and learned society for chemical, biochemical and process engineers. We exist to advance chemical engineering’s contribution for the benefit of society.

We support our members in applying their expertise and experience to make an influential contribution to solving major global challenges, and we are the only organisation permitted to award Chartered Chemical Engineer and Professional Process Safety Engineer status

Employee benefits

We offer attractive packages:

  • competitive salaries
  • competitive annual holiday
  • company contributory pension scheme (includes life assurance)
  • 37.5 hour week Monday to Friday
  • paid monthly with salaries reviewed annually.

Additional discretionary benefits:

  • health cash plan
  • health screening
  • health insurance
  • employee assistance programme
  • sports and social club
  • private health scheme for senior staff
  • free car parking for staff at our Rugby office.

Your development

We really value our people and recognise the importance of a highly skilled and motivated workforce. That's why we are committed to providing quality training and development. As every employee has different needs, we vary programmes to suit you, including structured training, external training events for groups and individuals, in-house group training, on the job training and much more.

Employment policy

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and oppose all forms of unlawful discrimination and value diversity in the work place. We believe that the recognition of individual ability and merit, the absence of discrimination and the promotion of positive attitudes towards diversity will result in the most productive deployment of skills, talent, expertise and competence across the organisation.

We recognise the contribution made by our employees and that our success to date has been made possible by their talent, enthusiasm and commitment. We appreciate how important their continual support is in realising our future plans.

Recruitment privacy notice

Our recruitment privacy notice explains what personal data we will hold about you, how we collect it, and how we will use and may share information about you during the application process. Read the recruitment privacy notice.


When vacancies arise these are advertised in the following ways:

  • positions are advertised in The Chemical Engineer and online at
  • positions are advertised online using specialist recruitment sites
  • on occasion we may use recruitment agencies
  • depending on the position, local colleges and job centres are also contacted
  • current vacancies at IChemE.

For further information please contact:

Institution of Chemical Engineers
Davis Building
Railway Terrace
CV21 3HQ

Tel: + 44 01788 534449 (direct line)
Fax: + 44 01788 560833