It's people who make Howden

With 6000 employees in 26 countries and equipment installed in over 100 countries, our products operate in key industries such as power generation and petrochemicals where performance and reliability are crucial. We have a reputation for engineering excellence and are acknowledged throughout the world as a market and technical leader in virtually all our product ranges.

There are many opportunities to build a career with Howden in a wide range of roles. We have a strong, customer focused culture and continuously look for people who will add value to our businesses and to the products and service we offer.

You can view a list of the jobs we have available on our vacancy portal.

Project Management is one of our core capabilities.

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Benefits of working at Howden

Attractive package of salaries, benefits and working conditions

Excellent prospects for career growth and promotion

Opportunities for global travel and networking


A stimulating, positive and friendly working environment

Comprehensive training and development



A: ​Yes, globally many of our manufacturing sites take on some apprenticeships each year. For specific information on apprenticeships contact the location which interests you.

A: ​​For the UK graduate programme we are looking for graduates with a Master’s degree in mechanical engineering which is accredited by IMechE. Globally we are looking for graduates who have studied at excellent Universities or Colleges and achieved good degree results.

A: ​​Yes, in the UK we hire a small number of engineering graduates each year to join our IMechE accredited training programme. During the first two years on the training scheme you will gain the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills in all areas of the business. Placements lasting 10 weeks in each of the core areas, including: design, project engineering, project management, manufacturing, and field services; ensure that you gain the knowledge, experience and skills required both by the company and by IMechE for Chartered status.

A: We are located in 17 countries around the World. Click here to learn more about our locations.

A: ​To prepare for an interview at Howden you should take some time to review the Howden website and familiarise yourself with our culture, business and history. You should also review the job description. Be prepared to talk in some detail about your experience, skills and achievements. Think about any questions you would like to ask your interviewer about the opportunity at Howden.

A: ​This can vary depending on the Howden location and the type of position. However typically there will be at least two stages of face to face interviews. We often ask candidates to also complete the Thomas Personal Profile Analysis (PPA). The PPA provides an insight into how people behave at work.

A: ​You will receive an automated email to advise you we have received your application. Your application details will be reviewed by our team against the requirements for the vacancy. If it is determined that here is a match you will be contacted by one of our HR team to arrange a telephone or face to face interview. We will process you application as quickly as we can.

A: ​​To apply for a vacancy with Howden please complete the online application form to send us your information.


A: ​​​All of our vacancies are posted in the careers section of the Howden website. Click below to see our current vacancies.


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