Principal Engineer - Test Facility & Capital Projects

19 Jan 2017
16 Feb 2017
Alex Ronald
Clearance Level
Job Type
This is an outstanding opportunity for the very best engineers to become part of an incredibly exciting international engineering business. We aim to provide creative engineering solutions to complex problems where precision and speed of deployment are critical.
Pioneering engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors.
Are you an experienced Principal Engineer looking for an exciting next step in your career? Maybe you are looking for more opportunities for development, or better chances for progression?

Principal Engineer - Test Facility & Capital Projects
We are looking to recruit a Principal Engineer to join our Test Operations Facility & Capital Projects team to enable delivery of our facility investment projects. With strong investment in the business to support our growth targets, we have an increasing number of projects which required detailing up for approval and delivering into the business.
This role will work within the Test Operations Facility Projects team primarily liaising with both in-house and external clients, Contracts and Purchasing, specialist suppliers and consultants - to develop facility specifications for capital approval, support supplier selection and project manage the approved investments to ensure successful delivery into the business

Key functions of the role:
Leading investigation studies to develop technical solutions, specifications, cost and timescales for new capital projects
Providing rapid support to test facilities to assist during critical breakdown situations requiring input from the Test Operations Projects team
Providing on-going technical support to test facility staff.

The projects are of a multi-disciplinary nature requiring an engineer with a very broad knowledge of engineering and project management skills encompassing; mechanical, electrical, control and data acquisition, civil and construction engineering fields. The right candidate will be able to demonstrate an all-round engineering knowledge
Experience of project engineering and management of multi-disciplinary engineering projects in a relatively senior, but hands on, role.

Construction/civil engineering
Broad mechanical/electrical/control and data acquisition skills
Proficient in the use of; Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Powerpoint and Project
Able to demonstrate use of AutoCAD to create block plans and schematic layout sound engineering knowledge

Principal Engineer - Test Facility & Capital Projects
Salary NEG DOE

Degree qualified Mechanical, Electrical or Civil Engineering
HNC with time Served

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability to Alex Ronald MREC.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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