In addition to advertised jobs, we are always looking for exceptionally talented (top 5% of your field) and highly motivated engineers to join a growing team that aims to bring innovation to flow-control.

If you have exceptional skills that mean we should look at your CV outside of advertised jobs, please send a CV and covering letter to We may not be able to reply to all emails, but will reply if we feel you are a good match with our team.

Project Engineer (Contractor)

2- 3 Months Contract, Full-Time, starting as soon as possible

Oxford Flow are looking for a project engineer to support a small, talented R&D team developing water, oil and gas process control products (pressure and control valves, cyclonic separators, silencers) on accelerated development cycles.

The successful applicant will support our key development project, delivering a suite of innovative gas flow control devices to a major UK gas distribution network. Responsibilities will include:

Project management
Progress monitoring and reporting
Organise/manage client interactions, and direct technical actions and followup
Regular review and update of project timeline and budget
Organise internal and external workshops.
Technical reporting
Determine technical reporting requirements, specified both by client and industry regulation
Assist the internal compliance team to determine reporting requirements
Help to create compliance evidence, liaising with technical team to generate supporting data/information where appropriate
Compile and manage technical data/information from a variety of internal and external sources
Generate operational descriptions and images
Document management and control.
Supporting market research
Develop competitor database (configurations, performance costings)
Develop potential client database

In addition to these key tasks, the successful applicant will help plan new R&D projects and aid the technical development of novel flow control systems in the water, oil and gas industries.

They must be able to work to tight deadlines, have strong communication skills, and the ability to work independently within a small team. They will be working alongside talented engineers and would be expected to integrate well into this environment. The successful applicant will report to the Project Manager, but a high degree of technical independence is expected.

Skills and Experience

A degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering (First class, high 2:1, or equivalent)
At least 2 years of industry experience
Meticulous and methodical - excellent attention to detail
Strong understanding of engineering and scientific principles with ability to rapidly learn and apply new concepts
Strong problem-solving skills applied to practical situations and an excitement in new technologies and innovation
Proven experience in supporting product or technology development
Excellent knowledge and experience of MS Office applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Experience in a highly regulated industry
Knowledge of oil/gas design codes and regulation (including PED, ASME, API, ANSI, BS, EN, ISO)
Knowledge of programme and project management methodologies
Good knowledge of MS Project and MS Visio
Risk management

Salary is negotiable.

Please send your CV and covering letter quoting reference number 995-2018 to

Posted 23 May 2018.

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