Job Description and Qualifications

PhD Programme – Development Engineer (Mechanical Eng), Basingstoke

Who we are
Air Products – Hydrogen Experts

Air Products is a world-leading Industrial Gases company having both process gas applications and gasification technology that has been in operation for over 80 years. We have multiple product lines, over 750 production facilities in over 50 countries, and serve over 30 different industries, creating broad opportunities for growth and development. Most importantly, we are growing!
We pride ourselves on being an innovative technology company that cultivates an environment of collaboration and inclusion. We need and seek out people who are dedicated and driven to create the future. People with passion and commitment to get it right and a never-ending desire to innovate, learn, improve, and contribute. Sounds like you?

More about the role
We are looking for PhD graduates with a Mechanical Engineering background to join our European PhD Engineering Development Programme in autumn 2022.

Air Products offers challenging opportunities for Mechanical Engineers who are either in the process of completing or completed their PhDs within the last two years.

The programme is structured as 3 x 12-month diverse assignments, based throughout the UK and continental Europe. You can complete these assignments in cryogenic separations, energy, gas application technologies including combustion, metal manufacturing /fabrication, plant operation, engineering, specialty gases, water treatment and food.

LOCATION: Basingstoke preferably or other locations
EDUCATION: PhD in Mechanical Engineering
EXPERIENCE: completed PhD within the last 2 years
CONTRACT: permanent
SALARY: competitive salary + annual bonus + competitive benefits

If you are interested in the role, please apply here (at the end of this page) or alternatively, please call the UK landline +44 1932 249 775 or WhatsApp +420 778 710 470 (Jitka Varkevisser, Talent Acquisition at Air Products).

As the PhD Graduate in Mechanical Engineering….

  • You are innovative and skilful, with a particular interest in experimental research and modelling.
  • We are looking for individuals with the best-trained minds, who are enthusiastic and motivated, can work effectively as part of a team, keen to learn new techniques and apply their skills in a commercial organisation.
  • You possess a clean UK driving license in time for the start of the programme.
  • So, if you have a Mechanical Engineering background, you currently are completing or have recently completed your PhD, and you feel you are ready for a commercial challenge, then why not take advantage of our European PhD opportunities?

    You will also need to be fully flexible and willing to relocate during the course of the programme, if successful, as our assignments are based in the UK and mainland Europe.

    We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.

    At Air Products, we work in an environment where diversity is crucial, inclusion is in our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter!

    You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

    We look forward to hearing from you.
    Talent Acquisition Team at Air Products