Many chemical engineers are employed in the chemical industry, the food industry or the pharmaceutical industry, or in environmental governance. Here they are responsible for research, development, production, analyses, and environmental and quality assurance.
With a degree in Chemistry and Biotechnology you could be employed as:
• Project manager
• Development engineer
• Manager of development department
• Head of laboratory
• Head of quality
You could, for example, work in the chemical industry, the food industry, the pharmaceutical industry, environmental governance, power plants or laboratories.
Your tasks could be to:
• Design and implement new process engineering plants e.g. for biochemical or food production
• Develop and optimise current plants e.g. for pharmaceutical industry
• Develop and optimise methods of analysis and biological techniques
• Work as a consultant for private and public companies within chemical engineering related to environmental and work environment issues
• Develop products and processes where chemical issues are significant
• Build and operate reactors
• Design industrial processing of primary biological production e.g. for food or bio fuels.