Principal Development Engineer

Principal Development Engineer

Are you a test development engineer with a good knowledge and background with off-highway, agricultural or construction machinery? If so, we are recruiting on behalf of a world leader who are looking for someone with whole vehicle knowledge to join one of their market-leading business units. Apply now!

Job Description

Principal Test & Development Engineer
Location: Rocester, Staffordshire

Would you like to join a globally known brand who are going through a consistent amount of growth within a number of their facilities at their HQ in Staffordshire? As a result of this continual growth, new product development and worldwide regulatory progression and divergence, they are seeking a Principal Engineer to join their Vehicle Test & Development team.

The successful candidate will work closely with a number of teams internally, senior managers and multiple other stakeholders to test & develop product designs, propose design solutions, design & commission test rigs, data acquisition & analysis, mentor engineers within the team and more.

Ideally, you will currently be working in a similar role within an off-highway, agricultural/construction/commercial/military vehicle background designing test and development solutions for whole vehicle applications. You may also be mentoring other junior engineers on similar test programmes.

About you:

+ Ideally degree qualified in an engineering discipline, HND/HNC with equivalent experience would also be considered.
+ A member of a professional engineering body would be beneficial, Chartered Engineer status (CEng), IMechE or similar.
+ A good communicator who can liaise with people at all levels internally and externally.


+ A solid background in design/development of test solutions for off-highway vehicles/machines.
+ A demonstrable knowledge of drivetrain, hydraulics, vehicle structures, moving parts for vehicles.
+ A good knowledge of test development, keeping up to date with new and innovative ways of testing whole vehicles.


+ Relocation support, Pension, Healthcare, Company Doctor/Dentist/Physio.


£40,000 - £50,000

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Key Consultant

Benjamin Wiggins

Benjamin Wiggins profile

Electrical and mechanical fields of vehicle engineering are my areas of expertise. This includes the design, development and test of electrical systems and engine/powertrain development. Powertrain development is an industry niche in which I specialise.

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