Back to Job Search

Principal Engineer

  • Location: Barrow in Furness
  • Salary: 48.00 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 months ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace, Other
  • Contact: Aerospace and Defence team
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: +44 161 962 6111
  • Expiry Date: 31 December 2022
  • Job Ref: 72575

​The Role

Within the Principle Engineer role, you’ll be responsible for:

Supporting the Engineering Manager in the delivery and implementation of the dreadnought product verification strategy.

Supporting the development, maintenance and delivery of product verification schedule and lead/support inspections as required.

Supporting the production of monthly reports.

In addition, you’ll also represent the PV function at product safety related groups.


To succeed within the Principal Engineer role, you’ll have experience in a similar position, and you’ll ideally have the following skills:

Submarine build / operations knowledge and experience.

Expertise in Electrical, Electro-Mechanical and / or Mechatronics.

Experience of Submarine Inspection, Verification and Validation activities.

IT systems literate

In addition, any experience of working with MoD or suppliers and third parties will be helpful.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

Work on complex, cutting-edge projects

Achieve a work/life balance

Work on long term contracts

Develop your skills at a prestigious company

Gain security clearance


If this sounds like the role for you, we’d love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Principle Engineer, please send your CV to the Aerospace and Defence team via the ‘apply now’ button.

***PLEASE NOTE: Start dates are imminent so apply now!!!***