Senior Principal Design Engineer - Northampton

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    Northamptonshire, England

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    £45000 - £65000 per annum

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    Jeff Lane

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    about 1 year ago

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Principal Design Engineer - Engines -Permanent - Northampton- £45k - £55k DOE
I am seeking a Principal Design Engineer to supervise design and analysis work on engine, vehicle and other engineering projects 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 Design Engineer

  • To prepare and approve engineering programme quotations
  • To generate and implement design department procedures, resource and cost project plans
  • To monitor the timing and budgetry performance of design-only projects against project plans
  • To generate, evaluate and select design solutions for individual components, component systems and complete powertrains
  • To liaise with programme suppliers and external customers
  • To provide technical support to projects
  • To contribute to technical capability of the design department
  • To monitor and assess the performance and development of staff and mentor as required, identifying training needs

What You Will Need:
As Principal Design Engineer

  • HND required, Degree is desirable
  • Relevant experience in the field of powertrain design engineering gained within an automotive OEM or preferably consultancy environment is preferred
  • Good level of base engine knowledge and fundamental engineering principles is essential
  • Able to supervise and motivate others
  • Ability to lead and work as part of a team
  • Presentation and negotiation skills
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Detail conscious with an appreciation of customer requirements

What You Will Get:
As Principal Design 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 Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

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