Principal Development Engineer

  • Location

    Northampton, Northamptonshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive, General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £60000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jeff Lane

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Principal Development Engineer

Powertrain -Permanent - Northampton- £45k - £60k DOE

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

What You Will Get:
As Principal Development Engineer

  • Salary of up to £60,000 depending on experience
  • Extensive benefits package
  • A range of programmes to aid your professional development

Suitably qualified and experienced Principal Development Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane by emailing their CV and covering letter.

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