Chemical engineers solve problems such as pollution, world hunger, and energy demands. They also come out with ideas to improve the existing chemical manufacturing processes to make them more environmental friendly. Most of the time, they work indoors, in the laboratories using the latest technologies.
- Coordinate with engineers from different fields to get the work done on different aspects of the project.
- Perform experiments, calculation on different variables to come out with computer models.
- Perform density, gravity and pressure tests at various stages of production.
- Come out with solutions to enhance the standard of safety measures adopted at the workplace as the activities involve handling chemicals.
- Estimate the cost and time to complete various projects.
- Chemical/Process Engineers
- System Engineer Chemical Propulsion
- Chemical Engineer for Project Engineering
- Minimum eligibility criteria is to have a bachelor’s degree in the corresponding subject but to step up the ladder for career growth and higher perks, one needs to upgrade the knowledge by having a master’s or a doctorate degree.
- Out of the box thinking to come out with various solutions to improve the workflow.
- Experts in time management and cost management as per the demand of the project.
- Eye for detail to take care of the development of safety measurement procedures as the environment is, in and around experimenting with chemicals which should not harm the people who are part of the daily activities at the workplace.
Chemical Engineers are required in all types of industries. From food and textile companies to aerospace, electronics and pharmaceutical companies in different job roles.
The pay package of a chemical engineer ranges from €18,383 – €89,063 and the median pay being €47,882.