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We're currently looking for a strong candidate to join our team as an Applications Engineer. 

The role would involve in-house working on customer projects in:

  • Process analysis
  • Process optimization
  • Alarm rationalization
  • Development of real-time Operating Envelope models of continuous, batch and/or multi-mode processes using our unique Operating Envelope methodology

As you become skilled in the methodology your role will expand to include teaching of individual modules in customer classes and eventually teaching whole classes. During quiet periods (we have them occasionally) you will assist product development with system testing of new software features and possibly with documentation. You will provide technical support and assistance to customers. You will also work with one of our senior Consultants, whilst aspiring to such a role for yourself in the future.

If you wish to learn more about our technology before applying visit www.ppcl.com/webinars/recorded-webinars to view our back-catalogue of recordings of many of our monthly webinars.

The right candidate would ideally be a chemical engineer with a PhD and some experience of working in process operations, or a closely related MSc holder with several years experience of working in process operation. Disciplines closely related to chemical engineering will also be considered.

In the future post-Covid world there may be occasional need to teach customer classes or perform short service projects on customer sites. You should hold a passport that in normal non-Covid times would allow you to travel easily.

The role requires some telephone and web-contact with Clients so impeccable spoken English is a must.

You must already have all necessary permissions to live and work in UK and should be living within reasonable daily commuting distance of Gerrards Cross postcode SL9 8UX.

This is a permanent, salaried position for the right candidate.

No recruitment or placement agents please.

To apply, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a CV and covering letter.

We are looking for an experienced lead software engineer, comfortable with interpreting requirements and designing and implementing solutions in a Microsoft C++ environment. The successful candidate is expected to have a graduate degree in Computer Science, Chemical Engineering or related fields and three or more years of experience in software development.

We are a technology company involved in visualization and control for the process industries and adding to our team. The position will straddle a number of traditional roles, so the applicant must be able to contribute in a number of areas, be flexible and self-managing.


  • Masters or Doctorate level degrees in Computer Science, Chemical Engineering or related fields, or comparable experience.
  • Three years of experience in software development
  • Programming in C++ under a Microsoft environment
  • Eligilbility to work for any UK employer

The successful candidate will additionally have experience in some of these areas:

  • User interface
  • Numeric computation
  • Software development management
  • Agile or DevOps
  • Data analysis
  • Numeric computing
  • Process industry experience
  • Process Modelling
  • Process ControF
  • Functional Programming
Apply by sending your CV & a bit about yourself to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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