Principal Development Engineer

Gap Technical
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Development Engineer

£40,000 - £50,000


gap technical are proud to be representing this global manufacturing business in their search for a Principal Development Engineer to work at their facility based in Staffordshire.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to step into a challenging and rewarding role within a well-known and growing company. The successful candidate will be joining a high performing and varied team looking at design solutions and the development of products.

If you have a passion for engineering development and the enthusiasm to take on an exciting challenge then this role could certainly be for you.

Performance Objectives

The successful candidate will join a highly focused, passionate team, working on exciting new programmes to both maintain and further extend market penetration; your main duties would include:

  • Test and development of new and current product designs
  • Problem analysis and proposal of design solutions
  • Analysis, reporting and presentation of test results
  • Design, commissioning and operation of test rigs
  • Liaise with internal/external customers/departments, as required during projects
  • Assume responsibility for smaller projects/machine areas, dependant on experience

Person Specification

  • Minimum of 2 years applicable experience in at least one of the following; construction, agricultural, commercial, off-highway or military vehicles
  • Degree / HND in Mechanical Engineering or have equivalent experience
  • Experience in a design/development role
  • Good working knowledge of drivetrain, hydraulics and electrical/electronic systems
  • Enthusiastic attitude, coupled with a sense of urgency and desire to succeed
  • Good teamwork & communication skills

In return

Benefits including competitive Pension, Healthcare and relocation support


Please send your CV and call David at gap technical on 01925 406 525

If you have any questions or are interested in any other opportunities we may have, please do not hesitate to contact on 01925 406 525

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of gap technical who are operating as an employment agency.

gap technical are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.

Closing Date: 30/01/2018

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