Principal Analytical Engineer

Polytec Personnel Ltd
01 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We're recruiting for a Principal Analytical Engineer, on behalf of a Cambridge based client. If you enjoy solving challenging problems and are looking for a role where you can take the technical lead of multi-disciplinary team, then this is a fantastic opportunity to join a group of highly talented like-minded people where you can progress your career! The benefits on offer are amazing; you'll struggle to find another company more committed to its staff.

What You'll Be Doing:

* You'll provide significant contribution to major development projects in a technical lead or task leadership role.
* You'll apply your analytical skills to create and evaluate solutions to technical problems.
* Working within multi-disciplinary teams of highly talented people, you'll develop world-leading medical products for clients around the globe.
* You will be required to apply Mathematics, Physics and Scientific knowledge to solve challenging technical problems at all stages of the development process from concept creation to final product delivery.
* Act as the first point of contact for both clients and other engineers on projects
* You will have commercial experience and awareness with regard to technical issues and using your strong technical expertise to liaise with clients to understand their technical needs and prepare proposals which capture these needs.
* You'll be involved with hands-on product development and design of complex mechanical and electro-mechanical systems. Your strong creative and technical skills should allow you to make a significant contribution to development projects and to participate in consultancy work within client companies.

What We're Looking For:

* An excellent degree in Mechanical Engineering combined with relevant post graduate experience.
* A post-graduate qualification with a high level of practical experience would be a bonus
* We're looking for a talented, creative, analytical mechanical engineer, with excellent numerical and practical skills.
* You will be able to demonstrate your ability to challenge the status quo in your technical field and make a significant contribution to the advancement of technology in a commercial environment.
* You will also possess strong technical skills, with key strengths in practical application of the sciences.
* Medical device industry experience would be a big plus
* Experience of modelling tools applied to understanding and solving complex interactions of systems, MS Excel, Matlab, Simulink etc.
* You'll be a bright, enthusiastic team player with the ability and enthusiasm to mentor less experienced staff.
* Good communication skills are essential as a major part of your role will be interacting with clients and multi-disciplinary project teams made up of scientists, engineers and designers.

What You'll Get In Return:

* Excellent salary, based on merit and reviewed annually
* Company profit share scheme in addition to basic salary
* Pension scheme & Life assurance plan
* Private medical insurance & Travel insurance
* Disability insurance plan
* Free lunch!
* 25 days annual holiday plus public holidays
* Relocation assistance if you need it
* Excellent career development and training opportunities
* Flexible working hours
* A thriving social scene

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