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Job function:  Engineering & Operations
Working hours:  Full time
Contract type:  Fixed-term
Department:  Low Carbon Services
Date:  21 Nov 2023

Nottingham, GB

Company:  Uniper

Undergraduate - Process Engineering Support

During this exciting transition to clean, low carbon generation, our Low Carbon Services Team provides a comprehensive range of engineering services to Uniper's energy generation portfolio of fossil fuel, biomass, renewable, hydrogen and low carbon generation sites throughout the UK and internationally. This role offers you the opportunity to work alongside a team of fellow technical, environmental and engineering specialists in supporting low carbon technology developments to deliver Uniper's net zero commitments across our international portfolio of projects, whilst growing your own skills and experience at the same time.   


We are Uniper


At Uniper, we are pro-actively transforming the world of energy whilst at the same time ensuring security of energy supply. As an internationally operating company, we work in very diverse teams with the greatest possible working time flexibility for our employees. Our corporate culture is characterized by equal opportunities, mutual appreciation, and respect. With us, you will be able to develop new business models, work on technological solutions for a modern, sustainable, and future-oriented energy supply as well as pro-actively help to shape changes. Interested? Then we will look forward to meeting you!


Your responsibilities


The Low Carbon Services team is active in a variety of new low carbon energy projects as well as supporting operations across our existing sites. You will work closely alongside scientists and engineers on a range of activities which may include:

  • Supporting the implementation of innovative solutions and new technologies to help deliver Uniper’s decarbonisation goals
  • Assessing costs and benefits of new technologies
  • Reviewing new legislation to determine the implications for the energy sector
  • Process consultancy, to reduce environmental impacts of operations at our current portfolio

This Placement opportunity will allow you to experience working in many of these areas and to understand the environmental and engineering considerations and issues that are key components of an energy business.



Your profile

  • Studying for a degree in Physics, Chemistry, any relevant Engineering disicipline, or Natural Sciences,
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Strong collaborative values and flexibility to work across a range of projects.
  • Good computer literacy


Your qualities

At Uniper, we not only reward our employees with attractive salaries, an excellent company pension and health related benefits for their hard work and dedication to shaping the future energy transition. You can also expect a supportive working culture that offers a wide range of creative and innovative ideas. We enable various flexible working arrangements, whilst also supporting with home office equipment.
Through regular training and workshops, together we work towards visualising yourself in our company as if it were your own. We support you in highlighting your individual potential, achieving your personal goals, and reaching your ambitions. We invite you to become part of our diverse company with international colleagues from more than 80 countries. As an employer, Uniper has committed itself to providing special support to certain areas:  
  • Competitive salary
  • Personal development and Learning opportunities
  • Enhanced company pension – With up to 12% company contributions
  • 26 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Electric vehicle charging at our sites
  • In house Occupational Health Services
  • Performance related benefits
  • Access to a range of flexible benefits such as Share Incentive Plan, Dental, Critical Illness and Life Insurance, Cycle2Work, Health Care Cash plan or buy and sell extra holiday
  • Future career opportunities (UK & International) with a strong focus on Diversity Equity and Inclusion


Our employees are the reason for our success. Therefore, you will find many other benefits at the local level to help you reach your potential. Energy evolutionary wanted!


Your contact


Should you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact 



Please note, any CV’s sent via email would not be taken into consideration. All CV’s must be submitted via the online application process only.


Job information 


Contract type: Fixed-term   
Working Hours:     Full time  
Start Date: Summer 2024
Deadline: 31/12/2023
Salary: £22,000 + Flexible Benefits 


As an employer, Uniper is committed to diversity and equal opportunities. Therefore, we encourage applications from suitably qualified individuals whose capabilities match the role requirements regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, ideology, sexual identity or marital status. We live inclusion and support flexible working.


















































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