Mechanical Engineer | Schlumberger

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Mechanical Engineer

Aberdeen - United Kingdom

Mechanical Engineer

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. 


Role and Responsibilities

 The Mechanical Engineer will be working within an R&D environment, developing and managing the conceptual design of new slickline/e-line wireline intervention flow control and completion tools. 

Previous product experience is not essential, as full training can be provided.

A hands-on approach is encouraged, and you will be involved in every stage of the process from concept through to product delivery. This role is critical to the expansion of Peak Well System’s product portfolio.

We’re looking for skilled communicators who enjoy solving problems creatively, and work well in a team environment.



  • 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.
  • 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.


Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelors, Masters or PhD in Mechanical Engineering. 
  • Strong background in engineering design within the Oil and Gas industry.
  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor an advantage.
  • Previous experience in the design of intervention tools and equipment (plugs, packers sealing systems) would be advantageous but not essential.


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.