Work for us

With an international membership exceeding 40,000 in around 100 countries, we aim to be the organisation of choice for chemical engineers. We promote competence and a commitment to best practice, advances the discipline for the benefit of society and supports the professional development of its members. We are the only organisation to award Chartered Chemical Engineer and Professional Process Safety Engineer status. 

Employee benefits

We offer attractive packages, including:

  • competitive salaries
  • competitive annual holiday
  • health cash plan
  • BUPA health screening
  • health insurance
  • employee assistance programme
  • company contributory pension scheme (which includes life assurance)
  • sports and social club.

Additionally we offer a private health scheme to senior staff.

We work a 37.5 hour week, Monday to Friday, and operate a flexi working system around a set of core hours.

We provide free car parking for staff at our Rugby office.

Staff are paid monthly and salaries reviewed annually.

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.


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