Catalyse the net zero transition

At Johnson Matthey, we have a 205 year history of developing innovative solutions to the most complex technology challenges, including developing and licensing world class technologies that deliver ever more efficient, sustainable ways to make vital products and fuels used the world over. Now, we’re rising to the most urgent challenge of all – decarbonising our modern way of life and catalysing the net zero transition for our customers and for society. Our Catalyst Technologies engineering team is at the heart of these efforts. By designing the processes that can deliver clean hydrogen at scale or decarbonise the production of everything from fertilisers to aviation fuel, this team is delivering the workable solutions the world needs for a sustainable future.

Exciting engineering with impact

Working from concept through to the plant start-up, you’ll make your ideas come to life in pioneering projects across global industry, partnering with clients we’ve built strong relationships with over decades. There is huge demand for innovative processes that can produce sustainable fuels and chemicals at scale, so this is a big growth area for Johnson Matthey, offering you lots of opportunities for career development. 

As part of an outstanding multi-disciplinary engineering team, you will have a chance to challenge, innovate and learn. Whether you’re developing new ways to turn captured CO2 into carbon-neutral methanol, or designing plants that use our exciting HyCOgen™ technology to deliver sustainable air travel, you can make a personal contribution to the fight against climate change. 


Explore your possibilities

We have opportunities for process, mechanical and project engineering roles at a range of grades in our Catalyst Technologies UK engineering team.


Working with us

With us, you can push your expertise further at the cutting edge of engineering, in a company that’s focused on protecting people and the planet. If you’re someone who thrives on embracing new challenges and enjoys collaborating across teams and functions to keep delivering excellence, Johnson Matthey is the place for you. As you help to find solutions to the urgent challenge of decarbonising our world, we’ll offer you an environment where you can bring your whole self to work. 

We’ll take good care of you, too. There’s an exceptional pension, where an employee contribution of 6% is matched by a 16.5% contribution from us. Then there are the annual bonus and merit awards. When you’ve been here a year, our Share Match Scheme will see JM offering you two more shares for every one you buy. Your wellbeing will be supported with flexible working and 25 days’ holiday, with the chance to buy five extra days a year. If you’re at the start of your journey as a Process Engineer, we’ll support you to achieve chartered status, and allocate you with a mentor to help you learn and develop.

Hear from the team

Amelia explains how she’s helping create new methods of making sustainable aviation fuels that will decrease the carbon footprint of air travel forever.

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