Opportunities for permanent roles in a range of business sectors

Senior Specialist – Mechanical Engineering and New Product Innovation

Main Responsibilities:

  • To survey mechanical engineering technology areas, such as energy efficiency, thermodynamics, aeromechanical design, novel filtration technologies, and other technologies relating to areas of interest for Beko within UK universities and start-up companies.
  • To identify and develop potential collaborations, communication networks and new business opportunities in-line with the company’s strategies in mechanical engineering technology areas.
  • To follow up on-going collaboration projects with UK partners and Arçelik.
  • To investigate the potential R&D Project funding opportunities in order to create income to support and develop research activities in Beko R&D.
  • To prepare supporting documentation as required from legal parties, funding bodies or from Central R&D on activities and projects performed in the Beko R&D.
  • Liaise with relevant groups within the Beko/Arçelik global R&D structure to understand their needs for technology scouting support, visiting the Central R&D facility in Istanbul, Turkey as required.
  • To develop prototypes for proof-of concept studies.
  • To setup and maintain test and data logging systems according to project requirements.


  • A broad knowledge of emerging technologies, and a passion for innovation
  • Excellent presentation skills and an effective communicator


  • 2+ years industry experience in a related field, preferably involving concept generation, mechanical design, analysis of thermodynamic systems, prototype and lab testing, transfer through to manufacture


  • 1st or 2:1 degree in Mechanical Engineering from a leading university, preferably Masters level or higher