Principal Mechanical Design Engineer Wolverhampton £DoE

Huxley Associates
Closing date
11 Feb 2022

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Full Time
Principal Mechanical Design Engineer Wolverhampton £DoE

Are you a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer / Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Team Leader / Principal Mechanical Design Engineer?
Do you have full design lifecycle of Mechanical Handling Equipment, Heavy Machinery, Complex Assemblies etc?
Do you want to work for one of the UK's Engineering Giants in Heavy Mechanical Handling?

If so, then please see below...

Principal Mechanical Design Engineer Wolverhampton £DoE

Huxley Engineering and UK's Engineering Giants in Mechanical Handling are looking to recruit a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer for their Head Office in Wolverhampton, owing to significant business growth and project pipeline for 2022-23+.

Based in Wolverhampton and reporting into the Head of Engineering, the Principal Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for:

Delivery of design packages of specific elements or the entire scope of projects, dependent on size / complexity of the work scope.
Managing delivery of technically compliant design deliverables in accordance with the Design Input Requirements within budget and programme constraints.
Developing a team of Engineers and designers to deliver the appropriate solution from Front End Engineering to Detailed Design production.
Provide Engineering Support to the stake holders and client throughout the full project lifecycle.

Specifically, the Principal Mechanical Design Engineer will:

Interpretation of Design Inputs into fit for purpose solutions.
Definition of scope and verification of fit for purpose design deliverables
Manage delivery in accordance with allocated budgeted cost and timescales
Day to day management of the engineering team (up to 10 personnel)
Ensure Designs and products comply with relevant legislation.
Expected to undertake the Nominated Engineer (per project) company role to set and manage the strategy, direction and ownership of projects, as required.
Actively works to Develops the capability of the unit and its staff.
Establishes and manages appropriate supply chain capability.
Development of value-add strategy and production of technical estimates and tender proposals.

Qualification & Experience Required for Principal Mechanical Design Engineer role:

Engineering Degree Qualified (or Equivalent), relevant to subject knowledge.
Preferential to be a member of an Engineering Council recognised professional body and hold and Chartered Engineer status
Prior Senior / Lead / Principal Mechanical Design Engineering Experience leading large scale projects (eg 1yr+ duration, or >£1m)
Experience of Concept Design through to Manufacturing Documentation Production, Verification via testing and installation design activities.
Management and control of Engineers and design teams
PLM/PDM experience for process management and deliverable configuration control.
Specialism in one or more of the following areas:-
Nuclear Decommissioning
Mechanical Handling Systems
Remote Handling Equipment
Lifting Equipment
Machinery Design
Process Plant Design

For the successful Principal Mechanical Design Engineer, a competitive salary & package (reflective of experience) is on offer and this Principal Mechanical Design Engineer role is commutable from Wolverhampton, West Brom, Birmingham, Telford, Cannock, Stafford, Stourbridge & Dudley.

To be considered for this Principal Mechanical Design Engineer role, please apply via the link below.

To find out more about Huxley Engineering, please visit

Huxley Engineering, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC(phone number removed) England and Wales

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