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PhD Graduate - Fluids and Thermal Engineering - Glasgow

💼 Graduate Job


🤑 £37K
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Graduate Job



  • Working within one of our dedicated Fluid and Thermal teams you will design and analyse the next generation of flow and process systems in support of major clients across a variety of industries. Using a range of methods from hand calculations to complex Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Finite Element Analysis (FEA), you will help our customers solve their operational problems, optimise the design of new systems, support our clients’ decarbonisation drive towards Net Zero and provide the evidence that underpins plant safety cases for high hazard industries.


  • Specialist knowledge in the area of fluid mechanics or heat transfer gained through a PhD, DPhil or EngD.
  • Aptitude for communicating methods and results to specialists and non-specialists through writing high quality reports and presenting technical papers at conferences.
  • Have an interest in working with our clients to apply methods (from state-of-the-art computational methods to targeted and astute hand calculations) to help understand the flow of fluids and heat in plant, assure designs and solve operational issues.
  • Be a strong team player but with the ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • It is to your advantage if you meet any or all the following additional requirements:
  • Experience in the application of fluid dynamics software such as flow network solvers, Computational Fluid Dynamics tools and/or Finite Element Analysis.
  • Previous experience in the design and/or analysis of fluid systems.
  • Experience in writing proposals, client liaison and business development
  • Be working towards Chartered Engineer status

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Technical:
  • Delivering high quality technical analysis of components or systems and evaluating designs on this basis.
  • Analysing and understanding challenges with existing equipment and proposing solutions to overcome these challenges.
  • Performing heat transfer and fluid dynamics calculations to help the client understand problems with their plant.
  • Understanding uncertainty around analysis, being able to quantify this uncertainty and what it means for results.
  • Project management:
  • Managing projects in accordance with our ISO-9001 accredited processes and acting as technical lead.
  • Working with colleagues within and outside your disciplines to deliver multidisciplinary projects.
  • Authoring and verifying technical deliverables.
  • Consultancy:
  • Helping shape our service development plans and strategies to maximise the value we provide to the global market.
  • Developing new business by representing Frazer-Nash at conferences, seminars and prospective client meetings.
  • Responding to enquiries and writing bids.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





37000 GBP


  • Happy To Talk Flexible Working
  • Competitive salary: [£37,000 + £2,000 joining bonus]
  • 25 days' holiday entitlement
  • Holiday sale and purchase scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Targeted professional development
  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare membership
  • Bonus scheme linked into company performance
  • Paid membership fees to a professional institution
  • Support in attaining professional membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season rail ticket loan