Current Vacancies


Pay: Negotiable depending on experience
Hours: 40 hours per week
Location: Glossop, Derbyshire, UK

Pressure Tech is a rapidly growing engineering company specialising in high pressure regulators and valves, used primarily in the Oil & Gas sector. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer to work on product design and development covering our extensive range of products.

We are looking for an individual with a good working knowledge of medium/high pressure equipment including valves, fittings and regulators. A good understanding of hydraulics and fluid handling systems would be advantageous, as would knowledge of ASME 16.34 and 31.3. You will also need to be able to do manual calculations to support design concepts.

You will need a high level of competence in using Autodesk Inventor; experience of Autodesk Vault, FEA, and CFD, would also be advantageous. The role covers existing designs as well as developing and designing new product concepts. You will also be responsible for assembly and testing of new designs and writing test procedures to support the release of these products to market.
To be successful, you will need the following skills and experience:
· Mechanical Engineering degree;
· Minimum of 2 years mechanical design experience, ideally in a pressure-related industry;
· Good knowledge and understanding of pressure equipment operation and functionality;
· Experienced Autodesk designer;
· Ability to create 2D drawings from models and verify design by calculations;
· Understand various material properties, with ability to recognise potential suitability;
· Understand product “life” and importance of product validation;
· Analytical with an enquiring mind, with the ability to find solutions to problems;
· Able to work independently and to manage several tasks at once;
· Able to work at a good pace and respond to deadlines;
· Flexible approach to work and problem solving;
· An interest in research and development, and in ensuring that products meet with customers’ expectations.

Reporting directly to our Senior Design Manager this is an excellent opportunity to be involved with a small dynamic company and to build on future opportunities within our growing business. We are looking for applicants who can provide solutions to any situations that may arise and bring a positive ‘can do’ approach to their work.

Interested applicants please send your CV to

Published: 1st August 2019


We are looking for a Design Engineer to join our existing team of seven experienced engineers.
The role involves working on six new product developments that we are looking to bring to market in 2019 as well as supporting the team with project engineering.
Colson X-Cel Ltd are in a very large and fast growth phase and we require an experienced person to help increase the rate of growth.
Knowledge of Ball or other valves is essential in order to slot into the programme as smoothly as possible.
Ideally degree qualified.
A Design Engineer is expected to have strong problem solving skills, capable of coming up with creative approaches for generating new ideas and improving existing processes or products in the unit.
A professional skill level in the use of CAD and Inventor software is expected, using engineering and design principles to maximise output.
This is a critical role in our growth plan and one where the successful candidate has an opportunity to progress within the Company or Group.
We have a fast paced yet relaxed working atmosphere and give full training and support to all our new employees.
We look for self motivated, hardworking and dedicated people who want to reap the rewards of hard work so if that's you then please contact us.

Published: 15th February 2019