Working in the chemical industries

The chemical industries have become one of the most successful industries in the UK turning over £56.8 billion annually and becoming the UK’s number 1 exporter.

In recent years the sector has experienced enormous growth which now means that there is a huge demand for multi skilled scientists, engineers and IT professionals to join this industry.

This means that this is a very exciting time to join the chemical industries, particularly since the UK is focussing on high profit, low volume speciality chemicals to drive growth.

As such we are providing useful information on how a career in the chemical industries can benefit you, the history of the industry, latest developments in the sector, examples of the types of jobs available. There are also case studies provided by employers and industry professionals who have described there typical day and the aims of their business so to give you a better idea of what it is like to work in the industry.

There will also be a very exciting Q&A session with renowned figures from the chemical industry taking part (from Astra Zeneca, Nationwide Labs, Almac and the welsh bio hub in partnership with the Royal Society of Chemistry) and you will be able to ask questions directly to them. We have also included a list of useful industry bodies who can help you in your career.

 

Watch a video of our live streamed conference below:

 

Find out more

1. Read our chemical jobs list

2. Read our day in the life case studies

3. See our video interviews

4. Take part in our candidate survey

5. Watch a careers video supplied by NEPIC