Mechanical Engineer | Schlumberger

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Mechanical Engineer

Aberdeen - United Kingdom

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer

Location: SLB, Aberdeen


About SLB

We are SLB, driving energy innovation for a balanced plant. Throughout much of the oil and gas lifecycle and other energy sectors, in over 120 countries; we design, develop, and deliver technology and services that transform how work is done. 


We define the boundaries of the industries in which we work by unleashing our talented people’s energy. We are looking for innovators to join our diverse community of colleagues and develop new solutions and push the limits of what’s possible. If you share our passion for discovery and want to find out what you could really do, then here is the place to do it. 


Job Description 
The position holder is responsible for instigating and managing conceptual design of new slickline/e-line/wireline intervention, flow control and completion tools, from concept through to product delivery, in a timely manner. The incumbent needs to have a proven track record of delivering new ideas to the market as well as a sound understanding of the operational requirements and constraints involved in slickline and wireline tool deployment and the environments that the tools may face.


The position reports to the Engineering Project Manager.


Successful position holders are excellent communicators, enjoy solving problems, and work well in teams.


The position is critical to the expansion of Peak’s product portfolio.



  • Engineering design, qualification and commercialization of new tools for slickline/e-line/wireline intervention, flow control and completion services, including materials selection (metallic and elastomeric), testing methodologies and manufacturability.
  • Work closely with the Center Engineering Manager and Engineering teams, participating in corporate planning of new concept tools and providing critical input into new tool development.
  • Project manage specific allocated projects/activities in relation to new product design, conception and release to market.
  • Build prototypes, products and systems suitable for testing. Set up and run lab simulations. Design and implement tests, document results and develop customer presentations. Provide timely corrective actions on defects.
  • Produce analyses and mathematical models and draw design conclusions based on those.
  • Conduct or participate in technical reviews of requirements, specifications, designs, code and other artifacts. Contribute to design standards and support design re-use.
  • Create and maintain product documentation. Provide support to field and customers. Provide user training as required.
  • Assign, direct and review work of technicians and provide guidance to other engineers. With seniority, mentor and/or lead junior engineers.
  • Continually evaluate engineering approaches and risks.
  • Author technical reports, papers, articles, patents and presentations.
  • Keep abreast of novel technical concepts and markets. Adopt new practices readily to develop innovative and low-cost products.
  • Manage costs related to specific projects and brief/report relevant stakeholders in relation to these costs.
  • Provide solutions engineering design services in response to specific client requests.
  • Provide support to the global SLB service delivery organization, including travel to these locations if required. 



  • Bachelors, Masters or PhD in Mechanical Engineering. 
  • 5-10 years of experience in engineering design of downhole tools and devices. Design of intervention tools and equipment and/or specifically plugs / packers or sealing systems an advantage.
  • Working knowledge of industry standards for downhole equipment, for example API 11D1, API 14, API 17, API 19, NACE MR-0175, NORSOK an advantage.
  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor an advantage.


SLB is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law. 



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