Principal Engineer Role

Job title : Principal Engineer Role
Location : Bristol
Job-type : Permanent
Salary : £60000 - £65000 per annum + plus bonus
Salary high : 65000
Salary low : 60000
Reference : AA101_1694689351

About our client
Our client is one of the world's leading tier one aerospace suppliers of systems and components. With over 15,000 employees across 41 manufacturing sites in 13 countries serving over 90% of the world's aircraft and engine manufacturers with sales of £2.8bn. Together they're moving their business and industry forward developing technologies that rapidly decarbonise aircraft, and innovating to help build a new generation of planes that produce zero emissions.

Job summary
Our clients are seeking to recruit a Principal Engineer with Fuel Feed experience to join a growing team developing novel liquid hydrogen fuel systems for aerospace applications. You will be responsible for the delivery of fuel feed technologies that will guide the development of key products for our clients Aerospace department and its fellow partners. They are looking for a candidate who's comfortable working in an uncertain environment with a strong background in aerospace fuel system development is preferred.

Job Responsibilities
* Leadership of a multidisciplinary team in a matrix organisation, with uncertain requirements/ solutions
* Work with the Technology Project Manager to define and deliver key programme milestones related to the hydrogen fuel feed sub-system.
* Lead the development of system requirements through the design into a validated physical product, including requirements management, safety, risk assessment, and compliance.
* Supervise members of the engineering team, lead reviews, and peer review technical deliverables
* Support technology strategy development by providing insights on products, the state of the art, key partners and supporting competitor analysis.
* Actively participate in guiding and coaching others, supporting the mission to grow and sustain world-class research capability.
* Sustain and create positive relationships with customers and partners including academia.
* Provide technical guidance and steering, whilst ensuring adherence to our clients Aerospace Engineering and Technology processes (e.g., the Technology Readiness Assessment Process)
* Organise and host technical and project progress reviews with direct reports, owning the planning, progress, and deliverables.

Job Requirements
To help our clients make a difference, you'll bring your passion and talent for what you do along with the following skills, experience, qualifications, and attributes:

* Degree in Engineering or Physics with significant content in thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and materials
* Experience of planning and managing research projects
* Experience of product development lifecycle for cryogenic equipment including concept definition, design/drawing development and review
* Experience reviewing and approving designs, leading design reviews.
* Experience in use of international standards, design practices, certification requirements and means of compliance.

* Higher degree in a relevant field
* Have, or are working towards, professional accreditation such as CEng.
* An understanding or appreciation of cryogenic, hydrogen systems and / or high / ultra-high vacuum systems would be advantageous.

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