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Graduate Mechanical Engineers

Posted June 2019

Graduate Mechanical Engineers

Location: Oxford
Employment hours: Full-time, 37.5hr/week
Salary: £30,000 - £34,000 plus benefits
Contract type: Permanent

About the Role

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

We are looking for highly-motivated and ambitious graduate Mechanical Engineers to take a leading role in current product developments, and R&D towards more speculative concepts. We are a very output-oriented company making real products, not presentations, and expect the successful applicant to work to very rapid product development timescales. This means taking products though the complete development process from concept to preliminary design, technical review, prototyping, testing, live trials, final technical review, and certification.

The successful applicant will 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 PhD level engineers, and would be expected to integrate well into this environment, contributing to a range of live projects while taking the lead on others. A high degree of technical independence is expected.

Job duties will include the following:

Develop models and simulations (e.g. finite element analysis, Simulink, MATLAB) to solve technical problems, including post-processing of results, analysis and presentation.
Product drawings in an appropriate CAD package, including detailed understanding of tolerancing, dimensioning and stress analysis (finite element and hand calculation).
Preparing for live product trials, including selecting appropriate instrumentation.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

A degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering at Masters or PhD level (First class, high 2:1, or equivalent)
Strong skills in MATLAB (or similar), and CAD packages such as SolidWorks
Strong problem solving skills applied to practical situations and an excitement in new technologies and innovation are essential

Benefits package includes a company pension, death in service insurance, 25 days annual holiday plus public holidays.

Please send your CV and covering letter quoting reference number 003-2019 to

Posted 5th June 2019.

About Oxford Flow

Oxford Flow was founded in 2015 as a spin-out from The University of Oxford. The company raised £6.1 million in April 2018 to support rapid growth, product optimisation and customer base expansion.

Oxford Flow produces the most precise and accurate flow control valves in the world. Its range of pressure flow regulators are a fraction of the weight of traditional products and virtually maintenance free. This disruptive technology is used in water & gas distribution networks, oil & gas processes, and other industrial applications. Pressure Reducing Valves (PRVs) represent a $3.5bn sector of the global $65bn valve & actuator market.

The position is located at our newly refurbished offices in Oxford, only 10 minutes’ walk from the train station. The right candidate will receive a competitive salary with generous benefits package. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team in a fast-growing company.

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