Principal Engine Development Engineer

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Principal Engine Development Engineer

This is an opportunity for a Principal/Senior powertrain development engineer to be part of a rapidly growing successful engine supplier to work on bespoke projects for prestigious OEM clients.

Job Description

Principal Engine Development Engineer
Commutable from; Rugby, Northampton, Bedford, Peterborough, Coventry, Milton Keynes, Leicester.
Salary from; £45,000 - £55,000 + Benefits

Are you interested in leading a variety of engine development programmes? The client is a well-known engine component and systems manufacturer who have a very positive order book for the next few years. They are known for their innovation and high-quality products in the engines industry.

As a Principal Engineer, you will be responsible for;

• To lead, plan and supervise engine development programs
• To conduct detailed analysis of test results
• To prepare technical reports, presentations and papers
• To supervise project teams either individually or work under the direction of a project manager.
• To liaise with customers and program suppliers
• To contribute to technical capability of the thermodynamic department
• To develop commercial quotations, and conduct business development activities when required
• To have line management responsibilities for up to 2 engineers
• Responsible for the quality of test data, results analysis and reporting
• Responsible for adhering to or seeking deviation for the development procedures
• Responsible for feeding back test results to the internal and external customer in a timely manner


+ Degree qualified in an engineering discipline.
+ A proven background leading both gasoline and diesel engine development programmes.
+ A strong familiarity with MS Office, combustion measurement systems, Concerto and Matlab.
+ Confidence to communicate effectively at all levels, internally and externally.
+ Flexibility with working hours and willingness to travel to customer sites.
+ Good understanding of engineering principles and their effect on the wider engine components/system.

Keywords; Principal Engineer, Development Engineer, Engines, Powertrain, Component, Automotive, Concerto, Emissions, Durability.

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Key Consultant

Richard Mugridge

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Electronics, software and control is my specialty. It is the heart of any design and I am excited to see how it evolves our future. I pride myself on delivering a professional yet personal service. I genuinely care and take time to understand and present my clients and candidates with options and suggestions that they may not have considered.