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Principal Design Engineer (Electrical)

  • Salary: £46000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Sector: Electronics / HW Design
  • Date posted: 16/11/2016
  • Job reference: J356566A
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Principal Design Engineer (Electrical)

A great opportunity has arisen for a Principal Design Engineer (Electrical) to join a FTSE 100 organisation based in Plymouth to be part of a large specialist design team, tasked with a variety of activities specifically in the marine electrical engineering discipline. This position holds a large amount of technical authority and demands someone with technical leadership ability.

Reporting to the Electrical Engineering Lead, your main responsibilities will include;

  • Analysis of components, assemblies or systems and interpreting the results
  • To document work undertaken including preparation, checking and authorisation of technical reports
  • Develop design solutions to achieve customer requirements including sketches and design calculations
  • Produce scopes of work and estimates for clients
  • Contribute to design reviews and safety case studies
  • People management when required (project dependent)
  • Provide professional advice to colleagues and customers
  • Ensure appropriate Governance of Design including the identification of technical risk

To be suitable for this Principal Design Engineer (Electrical) position you must have the following experience;

  • Seasoned background as a Senior Design Engineer, with practical experience in the application of design engineering throughout the project lifecycle
  • Experience holding a senior position within a design engineering team
  • Relevant industry experience i.e. engineering, rail, marine, defence, nuclear, oil and gas
  • Relevant engineering qualification
  • Good communication skills





This position will suit an experienced Design Engineer or Electrical Engineer within the marine industry.

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