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Principal Engineer - Propulsion

  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness District
  • Salary: Up to £48.75 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Sophie Tully
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6-months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 17 February 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH77962_1641462486

Principle Engineer - Propulsion - 6 Month initial contract…

A great opportunity has come along with one of the UK's leading Aerospace & Defence businesses, who are currently looking to recruit a Principle Engineer (propulsion) to work at one of their biggest sites. The role is an initial 6-month contract and is paying £48.75 per hour (inside IR35) there is a view of starting the right candidate ASAP.

The Role

Principal Engineer - Propulsion
Barrow-in-furness (very open to remote/hybrid if needed!)
£48.75 per hour inside IR35
6 Months initially


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

- Mechanical Engineer with background in rotating machinery and / or Fluid systems (i.e water, oil, steam, etc)

- Significant experience in both design and manufacture of systems or components

- Desirable to have experience in verification & validation and testing (i.e. FATs) - Excellent communication skills and able to manage stakeholders

- Experience in product non-conformances / change requests

- Excellent technical writing skills

- Able to work as part of a small team, as well as autonomously


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a 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 whilst developing your skills at a prestigious British Engineering organisation.

Apply Now

If you are interested in this contract, please contact Sophie Tully at JAM Recruitment and send your CV over to s.tully(at)

If this isn't the role for you, but you know of someone who could be interested, JAM operates a referral scheme. You can earn yourself £200 in vouchers for the successful placement of a candidate you refer to us, so get in touch.

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

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