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Principle Engineer Mechanical Handling

Aerospace & Defence
Job Type:
Market related


Principle Engineer – Mechanical Handling

  • Competitive Salary
  • Private Healthcare
  • 36 hours, with 1:30pm finish on Fridays
  • Remote working with 1 day a month on site

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Principle Engineer to join an established and forward-thinking defence organisation that can provide you with job security.

The Role: Principle Engineer

This is an exciting and varied role that can provide you with a fantastic career path as well as room for progression. You will be responsible for many things which include:

  • Lead and manage mechanical handling design packages to ensure requirements are met throughout the design process;
  • Support production by overseeing the manual handling design projects;
  • Ensure quality and consistency are met following company and Technical Governance processes;
  • Integrate with other design disciplines to ensure all designs are delivered.

The Candidate: Principle Engineer

The successful candidate will be positive and confident in their ability, self-motivated, and will have most of the following skills and experience:

  • Degree level in a relevant subject, this could be Engineering, Mechanical Design, Civil, etc.
  • 5+ years of experience designing mechanical handling equipment including cranes.
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment this could defence, nuclear, aerospace or oil & gas.
  • UK driving license.

If you are looking for a new home at a reputable company and have most or all of the required skills, then please apply now!!

The ideal candidate should live in or near one of the following locations: Bristol, Bath, Exeter, Plymouth, Southampton, Bournemouth, Swindon, Reading, London, and Devon.

Company information

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That’s why our consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates. If you would like more information please contact Lucia Polito.

Required skills; Engineer; Principle Engineer; Senior Engineer; Manager; Mechanical Handling; Design; Cranes; Equipment; Gantry.

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