Graduate Biological Systems Engineer

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Fixed term
2 Years
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
UK Wide
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 22nd April 2024
Summary of vacancy

Are you a recent Science Graduate with a genuine passion for the environment and an interest in starting a rewarding career?

Do you have drive, ambition, an eagerness to learn and a raft of innovative ideas that you think will make a real difference?

If the above is describing you, then we would like to speak with you! 

When you join SUEZ, you get more than a brand-new role.

SUEZ has a vision: a society with no more waste, where waste materials are reused, recycled or recovered for their energy content. To that end, we operate Energy from Waste (EfW) facilities. Where waste that would normally go to landfill is used to create energy, offsetting the need for fossil fuels. SUEZ also operate a number of processing facilities such as MRFs (Materials Recycling Facilities). As a Graduate Engineer at SUEZ, you’ll have the chance to develop your skills amongst our experts and learn about innovative, green waste management.

About the Role

  • £27,560 per annum + Car or Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
  • Can be based anywhere in the UK that is close to a SUEZ EfW site
  • Role is offered on a 24 month basis - incorporating work placements within the business.  There will be travel expected in this role.
  • A Full UK Driving Licence is essential for this role
  • You must have the right to work in the UK.
About the role

What will I be Doing?

  • New anaerobic digestion (AD) site development
  • Making improvements in existing operations on are AD site located at the Charlton Lane Surry, Eco Park
  • Finding efficiencies and cost savings where applicable and working with the Technical Team and Operations to communicate these out and implement where needed.
  • Research new technologies in AD and Landfill leachate treatment
  • Assist the Process Development Technical team as required.  
  • Assist internal customers within the Landfill and Alternative Energy department with technical biological issues.   
  • Research and development
  • Finding solutions for complex issues within the department.
  • Giving assistance where needed for trailing new potential solutions.
  • Technical report writing
  • Data collection, entry
  • Data collation and summary
  • Assisting the technical team where requested which could involve a wide variety of task from acting as safety watch to
  • Acquiring quotes from technology providers for consideration by technical and operations management

What are the Requirements?

  • We’re looking for a technically capable person with a relevant degree (or equivalent) in an Science discipline at a grade 2:1 or higher upon completion - Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Physics, Earth Sciences or Environmental Science.
  • A'levels in at least 2 of the following subjects - Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Physics, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Mats, English Language/Literature or Computer Science
  • Basic process control knowledge such as function and types of valves, safety systems and use and function of a SCADA system.
  • Graduated within the last 3 years
  • Full UK Driving licence is essential for this role.

Who we are

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the globe is at the heart of everything we do. Respect – acting ethically and with integrity – is one of our core values. We’re passionate about the environment and believe in protecting our world.  With true team spirit, we can give our customers a standard of service that goes above and beyond and ensure that our local communities have access to essential water and waste services. 

We thank our people for all they do with development opportunities, wide-ranging benefits and rewards that reflect their hard work. In a friendly, supportive environment, you’ll be inspired to grow and play your part in creating a better future for all.    

*No agencies please* 


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Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.