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Principal Engineer

  • Location: Barrow
  • Salary: Up to £53.73 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 5 days ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Defence Team
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  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: 01/08/2022
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 04 August 2022
  • Job Ref: BAE084692_1656003447

Specialist Engineer applies depth and breadth of expertise relating to an engineering domain (a sub set of a discipline) to complex engineering problems, challenges issues and problems associated with the area. Designs and develops solutions, resolves engineering issues and problems for a range of situations relating to their specialist knowledge area. Provides technical guidance to others relating to area of expertise.

To be successful in this role:

  • Requires detailed and comprehensive understanding of concepts and principals relating to an area within an engineering discipline
  • Has significant experience and able to apply knowledge to a wide range of engineering issues within own discipline and other engineering disciplines
  • CEng level or equivalent level of capability
  • Requires an understanding of how activities of own teams interrelates and interacts with other functional areas aligned to the same discipline and project
  • Understands in detail the technical specification aligned to the functional area of activity
  • Requires a limited understanding of the external environment
  • Provides advice and guidance to others within the same team or same discipline area
  • Within the team, project or discipline is recognised by others as a source of authoritative knowledge and is sought out for advice & mentoring
  • Performs analysis, evaluation and resolution of complex engineering issues and specifications
  • Developing innovative and creative solutions to challenging engineering problems and issues
  • Accountable for the quality and delivery of own work schedule
  • The job has a direct impact on the quality of the overall solution provided by the team
  • Has an impact on the activities and effectiveness of developments associated with own team and engineering solution
  • Requires strong communication, diplomacy and interpersonal skills
  • Typically communication will be internally focussed but may include limited communication and interface with external contacts and customers
  • Is required to influence, guide and convince others to adopt a particular course of action

The majority of the following credentials apply:

  • Assists in the production of estimates, creates and/or assists in the production of design requirement specifications
  • Develops, promotes and shares new technologies for implementation across businesses and programme(s)
  • Acts as Engineering, technical or design authority for a sub-system or Line Replaceable Unit (LRU)
  • Provides technical leadership and guidance on matters relating to a discipline, may occasionally lead a team of engineers including line management responsibility
  • Works independently or as part of a small team
  • A highly experienced professional engineer, has a depth and breadth of knowledge in a discipline area
  • CEng level or equivalent level of capability

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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