If you have experience in developing & evaluating technical projects, have a keen interest in innovation and pioneering technologies then this is the role for you.
As an Innovation Engineer, you’ll be joining our Innovation Projects Team, helping develop a range of solutions, all working towards the Drax Business Strategy.
Your role will focus on discovering, assessing and evaluating technical solutions for our group covering all aspects of the energy industry. You’ll work with a range of in-house and external specialists to help you asses the viability of each project. You’ll then prepare reports and present recommendations as to which projects we should be pursuing.
You’ll be the gatekeeper, using your commercial acumen, business knowledge and technical expertise to help guide the business on the projects we should be focusing on, you’ll manage risks, help inform strategic plans, and develop exciting initiatives that will make a real and tangible difference.
The most recent past project the team has evaluated include our ground-breaking carbon capture project which now forms part of the Zero Carbon Humber initiative, aiming to decarbonise the Yorkshire and Humber region using carbon capture and storage technology and infrastructure, and the development of a hydrogen economy.
So this role is your opportunity to be at the forefront of developing world leading projects with critical importance, putting you firmly on the right side of history.
You’ll be a strong communicator, be able to bring people together, keeping everyone focused on the goals of the project. You’ll be articulate and describe clearly the project and how it aligns with the company’s goals, being capable of presenting to company directors the solution that fits with strategy. You’ll ideally have experience in project management and have an engineering qualification such as a degree or HNC/HND. Experience in chemical and process engineering would be an advantage as well.
This team has the potential to make a huge impact not just to Drax or the wider energy industry, but to the wider global decarbonisation challenge. This is a pretty amazing role to say you were part of the changes that will revolutionise the energy industry.
Apply today to power your career with Drax.