Principal Mechanical Engineer

Principal Mechanical EngineerSomerset (South West England)Reference: 3284a
  • Exciting start up
  • Highly visible role
  • Part of a larger group
  • Strategic and operational opportunity

Are you a senior mechanical engineer with extensive experience within industry or an engineering consultancy? Would you like to develop your career with a well-funded and supported start-up company where you will have a direct and highly visible impact on the direction and operation of the business?

My client is looking for a particular set of skills, so please do read the entire specification before applying.

The candidate:

  • Extensive experience as mechanical engineer within industry or engineering consultancy.
  • Proven line management expertise and project management experience
  • Extensive practical industrial experience
  • Ability in delivering complex commercially driven process/machinery technology solutions
  • Demonstrably strong commercial awareness
  • Problem solving in a practical environment
  • Lab/pilot equipment or device/product prototyping skills
  • Knowledge of suppliers for parts and services procurement
  • Demonstrable ability to manage research programmes to deliver milestones
  • Experience with HSE procedures in a lab or manufacturing setting

The role:

  • Lead and manage the development of safe, robust and effective process equipment from requirements, through design, build and testing stages, underpinned by a deep understanding of design and mechanical engineering
  • Act as a lead for technology transfer activities
  • Identify opportunities and partnerships, nurture relationships and deliver collaborative or client projects on time and in full
  • Providing technical input on IP, licensing and FTO matters; review agreements/contracts from a technical delivery perspective
  • Be responsible and have oversight for the quality and validation of mechanical engineering processes and equipment across all scales (lab to production)
  • Support the Executive Leadership Team to ensure highest standards of quality, safety and regulatory standards relating to products and processes
  • Continually update knowledge and understanding in the field to support the development of the company

Contact: Neil Dewsbury
Telephone: 0114 238 1728