Senior Principal Development Engineer

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Senior Principal Development Engineer

This is your opportunity to work for a leading global development partner for the automotive and engine industry, My client provides technologically innovative solutions to global OEM's As a Senior Principal Development engineer you will lead a small team, develop and win business and get involved in powertrain technologies.

Job Description

Senior Principal Development Engineer

Northampton

To prepare and approve engineering program quotations, plan and supervise engine and vehicle build and test

To supervise complete project teams under a Project Manager
To analyse test results, review and approve test plans
To approve technical reports
To monitor project progress and finance
To liaise with program suppliers and external customers
To provide technical support to projects
To contribute to technical capability of the development department
To support business development opportunities, in conjunction with the business development function
To monitor and assess the performance of staff, setting objectives and improvement targets and to recommend appropriate training, development and to implement disciplinary procedures as required
To recommend promotion and merit pay increases according to individual staff performance
To liaise with the HR department on recruitment and training needs assisting with the same where appropriate
To perform any other duties reasonably requested by management to fulfil the requirements of the role
To create and maintain project plans and other project tools
Impress us – with your professional and personal skills.

Qualifications
Degree in Engineering with extensive powertrain thermodynamic development experience, postgraduate qualification/ Chartered status would be an advantage

Skills and Experience
-Able to supervise and motivate others
-Ability to lead and work as part of a team
-Creative problem solving skills
-Detail conscious with an appreciation of customer requirements
-Presentation skills
-Relevant experience in the field of powertrain engineering gained within an OEM or preferably consultancy environment Competencies
-Strong professional credibility
-Positive and proactive approach
-High degree of professionalism and technical competence
-Good interpersonal skills with an involving, participative and empathetic management style
-Approachable and flexible #Confident and involving decision maker
-Creative and able to generate ideas to solve problems
-Take ownership of problems and seek to successfully resolve them
-A high level of initiative to develop future department expansion plans

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

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.