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Principal Engineer - Electrical Engineer

  • Location: Barrow
  • Salary: Up to £41.87 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Defence Team
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  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: 15/8/22
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 14 September 2022

Join an international, well respected aerospace and defence company as a Principal Engineer, working in a fast-paced environment on the most intriguing projects and providing support to the Engineering Manager and/or external specialists during the development and analysis of platform power systems. You can be assured no two days will be the same.

The Role

Within the role of Principal Engineer, you'll be responsible for:

  • Developing design solutions to agreed time, cost and quality in accordance with project or business milestones.

  • Developing and managing requirements and acceptance criteria specific to a system or product and/or across a system of systems, platform or programme.

  • Understanding the contractual and performance requirements for various systems, and supporting the definition and associated acceptance criteria and events through design, build, integration, installation and commissioning activities.

About You

In addition, you'll also be responsible for ensuring compliance with contractual requirements. This may include ensuring that work is undertaken in accordance with company, safety, environmental, contractual and local business processes, standards, procedures and documentation.

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

  • BEng (Hons) / MEng or equivalent

  • CEng (or be able to satisfy requirements for CEng)

  • Technical report writing skills

  • Demonstrable experience in the engineering lifecycle.

In addition, any experience of working within a relevant Engineering role to industry codes and standards would 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:

  • Support the development of estimates for the scope of work and resources required to deliver it in order to support bids, proposal development and project planning activities for various systems.

  • Provide support to the Certificate of Design activities appropriate to the discipline and articulate and present complex technical arguments clearly, logically and simply.

  • Deliver technical input and engineering solutions in support of build activities, defect resolution and change management.


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Principal Engineer,, please send your CV to us via the 'apply now' button.

***[PLEASE NOTE: A start date is fast approaching so apply as soon as possible!]***

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

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