Principal Engineer

Job title : Principal Engineer
Location : Buckinghamshire
Job-type : Permanent
Salary : £58000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Salary high : 65000
Salary low : 58000
Contact : James Holmes
Call : James
Email : email James
Reference : JH101_1654092216
Job Title: Principal Engineer
Location: Buckinghamshire
Salary: £58,000 - £65,000

Piper Maddox have been engaged by a renowned, innovative and award-winning aviation electrical systems producer that specialise in the design and development of on-board energy systems for the leading aircraft manufacturers and OEMs around the world. The client employs over 80,000 employees worldwide and have a specialist site located near Milton Keynes that focuses on the development of next generation technology for the aerospace sector. After being ranked no.1 in Forbes's 2020 list of world's best employers for its sector they are now seeking an experienced Principal Engineer to join the team in Buckinghamshire on a permanent basis. You will support the business by leading a cross functional team to deliver a variety of client projects successfully and within budget.

As a Lead Engineer you will…
*Lead a multidisciplinary team of up to 10 engineers to deliver and meet client expectations
*Manage high-speed motor design and power generations projects up to £3m in accordance with budget
*Lead technical root cause analysis and successfully mitigate risks
*Oversee and approve various designs and technical proposals in relevant projects
*Manage the sourcing and costing of both material and labour costs to budget and schedule
*Building strong working relationships throughout the whole company including Operations, Business Development, Supply chain, Quality etc.
*Mentor less experienced engineers to support their development
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills

The Ideal Candidate should have…
*Experience with commercial product development with excellent customer facing skills
*Experience leading complex Aerospace component/system projects with over £1m budget
*Confident in communicating across all areas and seniorities of a business
*Experience leading small teams within the Aerospace or Automotive industry
*A degree in a related discipline such as Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
*A good understanding of Aerospace development and design processes
*Must be self-motivated and able to work autonomously
*Ability to work well under pressure whilst managing multiple projects
*Strong experience with CAD software Catia

If you feel like this could be the challenge for you then I'd love to give you some more details. Hit apply or get in touch now!
James Holmes - 0117 205 0122


Piper Maddox is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.