Principal Mechanical Engineer

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  • Location:

    Basildon, Essex

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  • Salary:

    £42000 - £52000 per annum

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    Hannah Pepper

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    over 2 years ago

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Principal Mechanical Engineer

A leading company at the forefront of cutting edge technology are looking to recruit a Principal Mechanical Engineer whose primary role is to design and develop new products for their portfolio.

The successful candidate will perform mechanical engineering design in a professional manner, and provide technical engineering leadership, coaching and mentoring to Engineers.

Key responsibilities -

+ Mechanical design and development using 3D CAD tools (ideally PTC Creo).

+ Provide technical direction on critical business programmes to ensure delivery of mechanical engineering excellence.

+ Lead/ provide key support to critical technical problem investigations and deliver effective solutions.

+ Support and facilitate reviews and sign off release of mechanical designs in accordance with business and industry standards.

+ Champion improvements in product manufacturability through effective relationship building and design guidance.

+ Support mechanical management team in process and departmental improvement and development activities.

Skills and knowledge required -

+ Technical or science degree qualified, or equivalent, with experience.

+ Ideally hold a MEng in Mechanical Engineering

+ Mechanical Engineering design and development - process of delivering products and associated key milestones.

+ Understanding of people and projects - experience in coordinating resources to deliver customer and individual needs through demonstration of situational leadership.

+ Customer orientation - demonstrate ability to fulfil customer requirements (internal and/or external).

+ Business awareness - understanding of fundamental business principles, drivers and key customers.