Principal Development Engineer

£40,000 - £49,999
30 Nov 2017
13 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Development Engineer working for a market leading automotive manufacturing company in Deeside

Your new company
Your new company are a very well established engineering business based in Deeside. They are well known company with a very good reputation with OEMs. They specialise in the design of complex mechanical components which are supplied mainly in to the automotive sector. The design and development team is now in need of a Principal Development Engineer to join the team.

Your new role
In your new role you be responsible for managing and developing new product design and improving current designs. You will also manage and lead testing activities on new and existing designs. In this role you will be guiding and advising a small team of design engineers and development engineers working on complex mechanical components and machinery. You will manage the process from conception through to completion and provide solution's to problems with current designs.You will complete design reviews and create technical documentation relating to new and existing designs.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this role you will need to have at a least a degree in mechanical engineering and a minimum of 7 years design experience with responsibility for design/analysis/validation of complex parts for batch production. You will need to have experience of the design and development concepts through validation to production. You will also need to have experience working with 3D CAD, ideally SolidEdge. it is also desirable if you have experience with FEA and mechanical calculations.

What you'll get in return
In return for this position you will receive a competitive salary along with other company benefits including pension scheme, Holidays, free parking, progression opportunities and more.

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