Principal Powertrain Design Engineer (3 year contract)

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    Coventry, West Midlands

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    Jeff Lane

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    29 days ago

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Principal Powertrain Design Engineer - Coventry - initial 3 year contract £35-45/hr or £45k - £80k DOE

Quasi academic consultancy is seeking a Principal level design engineer with Creo experience to work on the concept design of a novel low displacement HEV powertrain for an international client. This is an initial 3 year contract either on an hourly or salaried basis. After 3 years the role may continue, new projects may be offered, or the work could end.

What you will do
As Principal Design Engineer - Powertrain;

  • To design and develop powertrain unit from concept.
  • Provide technical leadership in powertrain design.
  • Selection of system components through knowledge of interaction and characteristics.
  • To represent our client as a credible authority on powertrain design with current and future collaborative partners.
  • Ensure design for manufacture to support cost-effective production.
  • To have the vision to be able to propose where enhanced research in system areas could lead to performance gains.

What you will need
As Principal Design Engineer - Powertrain;

  • Honours Degree or equivalent experience in a relevant Engineering subject.
  • Specialised knowledge of powertrain design, with an appreciation of all components and the interaction between them.
  • Successful track record of strong leadership with the ability to influence and motivate others to achieve outstanding results.
  • Technical and personal credibility, working effectively with cross-functional teams and other business functions.
  • Ability to demonstrate an innovative approach in to the product design, allowing new technologies to be implemented.
  • Candidates at the appropriate level but requiring sponsorship will be considered for this role PROVIDING this is made clear at application level (please include in covering letter)

What you will get
As Principal Design Engineer - Powertrain;

  • Experience of working on a highly innovative project from concept stage.
  • Ongoing training and development.
  • The chance to work in excellent facilities.
  • Academic working holidays


Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission. However should you wish to discuss your application, please contact or 01384 397555

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