Principle Engineer

Principal Engineer – £60,000

The Company
The business designs and manufactures electronic products for a wide range of sectors including Transportation, Defence, Industrial and Energy.
Our client is an established, rapid growing business, currently looking to expand their Design team.
An efficient and effective team, a vital attribute required is the ability to fit into the working environment. Training and support can be provided in other areas for the right candidate

The Position:

To lead a multi skilled design team in the technical execution of multiple on-going projects

  • The position reports directly to the Chief Engineer.
  • Operating within Energy, Smart Grid & Industrial sectors
  • Salary: Up to £60,000 dependent on experience
  • Minimum of 40 hours per week

Degree qualified (BEng 2:1 or higher) in Electronic Engineering
At least 5 years design and test experience of Power Electronic Converters (AC:AC, DC:DC, DC:AC) and/or Motor Drives. Be able to demonstrate experience in using simulation tools including Matlab/Simulink.
Post graduate qualification in Electronic Engineering (M.Eng or PhD), Member of IET, Chartered Engineer
Experience of Rail, Energy, Defence and/or Industrial Power Products. Support for preparation of technical bids.


  • To deliver a product technically compliant to the requirements of the customer within the prescribed lead time and meet the financial requirements
  • To provide a professional technical interface between company and the customer.
  • To review and approve all documentation, component specifications and internal technical procedures.
  • To schedule and chair design reviews of all project sub systems to ensure compliance with the technical requirements, product safety, risk, cost and manufacturability.
  • To co-ordinate the production of all presentation material and supporting & deliverable documents from all major design reviews
  • To provide advice on all aspects of design and engineering to other senior managers and staff to ensure effective decision making.

The Location: Gateshead
Easily commutable form the A1 – good transport links. Central to the North East

Why Should You Apply?

  • Part of a highly specialist Electronic team
  • Broad and varied role
  • Excellent Salary

Job Reference: BBBH2404_1528303787

Salary: Up to £60000.00 per annum

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