Graduate Mechanical Engineer | Schlumberger

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Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Leeds - United Kingdom

Job title:

Graduate Mechanical Engineer



About Us:

We are a global technology company, driving energy innovation for a balanced planet.

At SLB we create amazing technology that unlocks access to energy for the benefit of all. That is our purpose. As innovators, that’s been our mission for 100 years. We are facing the world’s greatest balancing act- how to simultaneously reduce emissions and meet the world’s growing energy demands. We’re working on that answer. Every day, a step closer.

Our collective future depends on decarbonizing the fossil fuel industry, while innovating a new energy landscape. It’s what drives us. Ensuring progress for people and the planet, on the journey to net zero and beyond. For a balanced planet.

With our 80 Technology centers and 4 research centers around the world we are continuously developing new tools and services to keep us at the forefront of our industry and to meet the challenges of our industry.

More than 98,000 employees over 120 countries already started their SLB journeys. Start yours now!



Leeds, UK


Job Summary:

Graduate Engineers are the company’s future managers and technical leaders. The position requires the holder to develop skills in product knowledge, leadership, customer interaction and delivery of all aspects of the Engineering scope of supply in an accurate and prompt manner. There are opportunities for Graduate Engineers to work towards professional membership with an institution.

Your two–year ‘OneStart’ development programme includes approximately eight rotations. Working from our modernized Leeds office with a secondment to a manufacturing plant, likely overseas, you will focus on learning the business from the ground up to become a skilled and confident specialist in the sector.

The programme entails rotations in the following disciplines:

  • Product engineering
  • Project Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Engineering Support Services
  • Project Tendering

Your success will reward you with a lasting career as an expert working at the forefront of technological innovation in locations across the globe.


Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

During the training program your principal accountabilities will include:

  1. Prepare drawings, information and documentation which meet relevant engineering standards to enable the manufacturing group and other departments to produce and market the Company's product.
  2. Carry out design and development work under the guidance of more senior Engineers to meet customers' and/or the industry's needs.
  3. Work within stated procedures to ensure that design records/controls are maintained.
  4. Become familiar with company products, design principles, manufacturing techniques, economic and safe design.
  5. Participate in Value Engineering/Analysis initiatives.



  • BS or MS: Mechanical Engineering (other closely related degrees considered) of a 2:2 standard or above.
  • Be globally mobile
  • The desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic business on high value, technically complex products/projects
  • The right to work in the UK


Preferred Skills

Candidates must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to:


  • Decide and initiate action
  • Present and communicate clearly and confidently
  • Constantly be driven to learn and research
  • Deliver results and meet demands
  • Remain positive during pressures, setback, and fast-pace environments



Career Advancement:

SLB Eureka Technical Career (SETC) provides proven technical contributors with a career path that offers them recognition, reward, and influence that parallels an equivalent management progression. We are leaders in Technology Domain Knowledge – Our Eureka Community of practice has over 28,500 members, in 30 communities, with 123 Special Interest Groups (SIGs). We’ve published over 10,000 publications in the past decade. The early stage of SETC known as “SETC Associate”, is a new addition to the SETC Framework in the Technology Organization.


BlueFlex (if eligible):

We are open to flexible, hybrid working with a combination of on-site & home working days.



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