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Principal Mechanical Engineer

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £57 - £75 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 13 days ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Expiry Date: 11 July 2024
  • Job Ref: CRS6JP00013717_1717076284

Are you an experienced engineer specializing in a specific subject area? This role involves shaping designs, developing solutions, and providing guidance to less experienced team members. Due to ongoing investment, this global company is seeking a Principal Mechanical Engineer to join their Manchester team (2 to 3 days in office) for a 12-month contract.

The Role

This role is for an experienced engineer serving as a subject matter expert in a specialist area. They shape designs, develop solutions, and provide guidance to less experienced team members. They must also adhere to Health & Safety standards and be familiar with all relevant documentation and ISO standards.


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


  • Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline, with significant demonstrable experience
  • Chartered Engineer status
  • Demonstrable experience in managing teams to deliver analysis activities on a range of project types
  • Demonstrable experience in covering a variety of tasks across a range of complexities
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines


  • Member of relevant institute or significant demonstrable engineering experience and capable of registration with the Engineering Council
  • Experience in managing engineering scope for Projects from concept design to full Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)
  • Breadth and depth of experience in a range of commercial or defence projects

If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you!

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