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Principal Engineer - Product Security

  • Location: Barrow
  • Salary: Up to £63.21 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: 01/09/22
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 14 September 2022

Join a global aerospace and defence company as a Principal Engineer, where you will apply depth and breadth of expertise relating to an engineering domain (a sub set of a discipline) to complex engineering problems, in a fast-developing environment. Each day brings a new challenge so you should be self-motivated and determined!

The Role

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

  • Assisting in the production of estimates creating and/or assisting in the production of design requirement specifications.

  • Developing, promoting and sharing 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).

About You

In addition, you'll also be responsible for providing advice and guidance to others within the same team or same discipline area. This may include accountability for the quality and delivery of own work schedule.

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

  • An understanding of how activities of your own team interrelates and interacts with other functional areas aligned to the same discipline and project.

  • Significant experience and ability to apply knowledge to a wide range of engineering issues within your own discipline and other engineering disciplines.

  • Developing innovative and creative solutions to challenging engineering problems and issues.


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:

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance on matters relating to a discipline, may occasionally lead a team of engineers including line management responsibility

  • Work independently or as part of a small team


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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