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Principal Development Engineer

Job reference:
BBBH44705
Location:
Northamptonshire
Salary:
Negotiable
Job type:
Contract
Sector:
Automotive

I am seeking a Principal Development Engineer to lead, plan and supervise engine development programmes.


Our client is a leading global development partner for the automotive and engine industry who offers unique systems competence in the areas of engine systems, filtration, electrics/mechatronics, and thermal management.

What You Will Do:
As Principal Development Engineer

  • To conduct detailed analysis of test results
  • To prepare technical reports, presentations and papers
  • To supervise project teams either individually or work under the direction of a project manager.
  • To liaise with customers and program suppliers
  • To contribute to technical capability of the thermodynamic department
  • To develop commercial quotations, and conduct business development activities when required
  • To have line management responsibilities for up to 2 engineers

What You Will Need:
As Principal Development Engineer

  • HND required, Degree is desirable
  • Experience in both gasoline and diesel fuels desirable (and/or alternative fuels)
  • Considerable relevant experience in the field of automotive development engineering
  • Experienced in MS Office, combustion measurement systems, Concerto and Matlab
  • Ability to work on own and as part of a team
  • Flexibility with working hours and willingness to travel to customer sites