Principal Design Engineer - Structures

£45000 - £55000/annum
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Job Description For Vacancy No: 228301T

Consultant: Tim Bees

Company Profile:

Our client is a world leading manufacturer of tracked and wheeled excavators ranging from 7 to 46 tonnes.

Job Location: Staffordshire

Job Position: Principal Design Engineer - Structures

Job Status: Permanent

The Role:

To lead major design and development projects focused on structures for mobile construction equipment.

You will take each project from concept to manufacture, managing budgets and schedules.

You could be working from an engineering brief or arrangement models. Either way, you will spot technical and commercial risks, and make the most of your full system knowledge.

In this senior role, you will be expected to champion projects and liaise with Company Engineers in other countries such as Brazil, China and India.

With teamwork and creativity, you will help the Company stay at the cutting-edge of their field.

Qualifications / Experience:

Ideally a Chartered Engineer, you can carry out hand calculations and finite element analysis using ANSYS.

You can also manage test procedures, rig operation and test equipment.

With knowledge of material properties, engineering sign-off procedures and manufacturing techniques - from weld assemblies to machining - you'll be an experienced professional with proven project management skills.

Your technical expertise comes with a gift for communication.

You can chair meetings, present to small groups and represent the Company.

You are also able to support and influence colleagues, making valuable contributions to product development strategy and system discussions.


£45,000 - £55,000