Principal Engineer Digital Manufacturing

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    £40k - 65k per year

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    Jeff Lane

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    01384 446108

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    over 1 year ago

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Principal Engineer/Technical Project Manager - Digital Manufacturing - Coventry - £45k - £60k & benefits

This is an exceptional opportunity to provide technical leadership in technology transfer and help to improve the UK's long-term supply chain competitiveness You will lead a team working to support SMEs de-risk and accelerate innovation.

The Principal Engineer Digital Manufacturing will join a team to assist in delivery of innovation support activities in the areas of digital manufacturing and materials and manufacturing. The aim is to de-risk and accelerate innovation in supply chain mid-caps and SMEs with the mission of "making more in the UK".

What you will do

As Principal Engineer Digital Manufacturing;

  • To provide broad ranging technical leadership, and project management, for the successful and timely delivery projects in the field of digital manufacturing or materials and manufacturing
  • To develop and deliver interventions to SMEs; including business engagements, collaborative product and service development, collaborative research and development, project workshops and events and building innovation ecosystems
  • To represent and be recognised as a credible expert in digital manufacturing or materials and manufacturing. To identify the challenges and needs faced by industry and to establish collaborative research and development activities
  • To increase the uptake of collaborative R&D in the supply chain mid-caps and SMEs
  • To be responsible for developing and delivering a range of manufacturing and technology related masterclasses
  • To provide the leadership, and to develop, Innovation Managers and Technology Transfer Engineers

What you will need

As Principal Engineer Digital Manufacturing;

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a business or technical subject
  • Significant industrial experience in either digital manufacturing or materials and manufacturing
  • The ability to provide technical leadership to a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and researchers
  • Extensive knowledge of own area of specialism, with sufficient confidence and ability to line manage individuals who are technical experts in other disciplines
  • High level of self-motivation with ability to plan and deliver goals to deadlines
  • Strong leadership skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills

What you will get

As Principal Engineer Digital Manufacturing;

  • Experience of working on a range of projects with the opportunity to help to improve the UK's long-term supply chain competitiveness
  • Ongoing training and development
  • The chance to work in excellent facilities
  • Career advancement


Suitably qualified and experienced Principal Engineers/Technical Project Managers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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