Principal Engineer

JAM Recruitment Ltd
Barrow-In-Furness, UK
17 Jul 2019
25 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Opportunities like this don't come around often... would you like the challenge of supporting a business making an impact on some of the biggest projects in the UK defence market right now? Do you have what it takes? Yes? Then this is the job for you!!

Due to continued investment, this manufacturing business at the cutting edge of technology is searching for the perfect Principal Engineer to join their growing team in Barrow-in-Furness on a 12-month contract. This role pays £48.00 per hour.

The successful candidate will be awarded with this phenomenal opportunity to work with a true leader on some of the biggest challenges and most advanced technologies in the industry.

The Role

Within the Principal Engineer role, you'll be responsible for:

  • Supporting the Engineering Manager in the delivery and implementation of the dreadnought product verification strategy.
  • Supporting the development, maintenance and delivery of product verification schedule and lead/support inspections as required.
  • Supporting the production of monthly reports.

In addition, you'll also represent the PV function at product safety related groups.


To succeed within the Principal Engineer role, you'll have experience in a similar position, and you'll ideally have the following skills:

  • Submarine build / operations knowledge and experience.
  • Expertise in Electrical, Electro-Mechanical and / or Mechatronics.
  • Experience of Submarine Inspection, Verification and Validation activities.
  • IT systems literate

In addition, any experience of working with MoD or suppliers and third parties will be helpful.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

  • Work on complex, cutting-edge projects
  • Achieve a work/life balance
  • Work on long term contracts
  • Develop your skills at a prestigious company
  • Gain security clearance

If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Principal Engineer, please send your CV to the Aerospace and Defence team via the 'apply now' button.

***PLEASE NOTE: Start dates are imminent so apply now!!!***

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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