Job Title:
Mechanical Design Engineer


Level: Mid-Level Mechanical Design Engineer

Experienced and able to demonstrate many of the required attributes; possibly possessing expertise in a current key strategic technology.


Date: August 2017


Business: Process Vision Ltd


Market Sector: Primarily Oil & Gas


Department: Engineering / R&D


Location: Bramley & Basingstoke, Hampshire


Reports to: Operations Manager


Salary: Competitive (subject to qualification & experience levels)


General Requirement

We are seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our NPD/NPI team within our start-up business, based in Hampshire. The successful candidate will be a team player with a creative flair, comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary environment as part of a small development team bringing innovative new products to market. This will include, but not be limited to the design of mechanical aspects of products and related test, calibration and production equipment.

Job Purpose & Role

As the mechanical designer, you will take responsibility for all mechanical engineering aspects of the business. Working independently and proactively within a multidisciplinary team as the local design authority, the role includes:

·        Mechanical design of innovative low volume products and supporting equipment; from requirement specifications, up to transfer to manufacturing including assembly/fabrication, testing, verification and validation of engineering prototypes.

·        Investigation of new technologies, trends and techniques.

·        Working closely with the electronics and optics engineers.

·        Liaison with sub-contractors, customers and suppliers.

·        Producing high quality technical reports supported by calculation, simulation and/or lab tests.

·        Occasional travel to customers, suppliers, conferences, seminars & trade shows etc. in the UK, Europe and worldwide.

·        Ensuring all Company procedures are adhered to - especially H&SE and Quality requirements.

·        Responsibility for the design and upkeep of the product development testing facility/rigs.


Essential skills

·      SolidWorks 3-D Modelling experience.

·      Fluent in both spoken and written and English.


Desirable skills

·      Appreciation of electronics and/or optics an advantage.

·      Product certification requirements (ATEX/IECEx/FM/UL/CSA).

·      Simulation.

·      3D Printing.


Candidate Profile

The candidate will be:

·        A team player, but able to work independently.

·        Dynamic and proactive, able to work to deadlines.

·        Honest and committed to success.

·        Hands-on and able to adapt to a variety of functions as required in a rapidly evolving business. This will include early production build.

·        Able to establish good working relationships at all levels throughout the Company.

·        Fast learner, able to work under their own initiative. 

The ideal candidate will have:

·        A formal engineering qualification, such as HND/HNC (preferably a university degree) in either; mechanical engineering | design | mechatronics | opto-mechanics and an academic track record or equivalent hands on industrial experience.

·        An appreciation of design for hazardous areas.

·        Experience in industrial segment.

·        Excellent understanding of the design process and constraints.

·        Confident to ‘stand-alone’ whilst receptive to new concepts and designs.

·        A genuine interest in technology development.

·        Excellent communication skills and ability to influence.

·        Strong organisational, multi–tasking and time-management skills.

·        An understanding/experience of the Oil & Gas industry advantageous, but not essential.

·        A good working knowledge of relevant directives and standards associated with electro-mechanical equipment (PED, Mechanical ATEX etc).


Ideally 3+ years in a similar industry role.



If you are interested in furthering your career with Process Vision, please send your CV, along with a covering letter, to:

Simon White | Operations Manager 






Process Vision will be looking to recruit for several positions in our expanding teams.


Key behavioural factors:


  • Must be a team player with a “can do” attitude
  • Flexible and able to adapt to a continuously changing environment
  • A willingness to learn new skills as business needs dictate
  • Ability to work unsupervised and use own initiative
  • Professional in appearance and manner when dealing with contacts and clients
  • Ability to organise work to strict deadlines consistently


What Process Vision can offer you:


  • Career enhancing role within a fast growing business, following a defined career path
  • Formal training and education support
  • Attractive remuneration and flexible benefits package


If you are interested in furthering your career with Process Vision, please send your CV, along with a covering letter, to:

Paul Stockwell | Managing Director