Principal Engine Development Engineer

Principal Engine Development Engineer

An engines manufacturer are looking for an engines guru to lead a number of automotive engine development programmes. If you have a background in supervising others, have a good knowledge of engineering first principles and can develop some of the best engines out in the market place then please read further.

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

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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