Principal Hydraulic Engineer- permanent- Staffordshire- Up to £55k

£55000/annum + benefits
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Principal Hydraulics Engineer - Permanent - Staffordshire - up to £55k

As a result of a continued growth a new opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced Principal Hydraulics Engineer to join a highly skilled global team. You will lead major design and development projects focused on hydraulic sub-systems for new machine development programmes.

What Will You Do:

You'll take each project from concept to manufacture, managing budgets and schedules.
You could be working from an engineering brief or arrangement models promoting cost reduction and quality improvement, while encouraging innovation, helping us stay at the forefront of our field
Liaise with colleagues in other countries such as Brazil, China and India.
Ensuring a common design approach, Compiling systems design documentation and supporting formal design reviews
Development of future technologies prior to incorporation within new machine designs

What Do You Need:

Have a sound engineering background and be educated to degree level in a relevant subject
Be able to demonstrate significant experience of hydraulic machine systems design and development you can carry out analysis, calculations and hydraulic circuit design using tools such as Automation Studio. You can also handle test procedures, rig operation and test equipment
Have experience in the management of project teams, including 3rd party suppliers and specialist consultants

What Will You Get:

A competitive salary and benefits package, relocation assistance provided if required.
The opportunity to work in an advanced research team contributing to future technologies.
A defined career development programme to broaden your experience working for a world class successful business, you will have the opportunity and flexibility to move around and take ownership of what you do


Please apply on line to this advert, sending a copy of your current CV, along with notice period and salary expectations. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission. However should you wish to discuss a potential application, please contact Gemma Skidmore on (Apply online only) or email

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency