Principal Mechanical Engineer


Are you a Mechanical Engineer looking for your next challenge?

Would you consider relocating?

  • Permanent job opportunity with relocation assistance available, for you and your family! *T&C's apply
  • Join the Maritime division, the biggest, growing division across the business, equally a trusted and strategic partner in the maritime defence domain!

"All the pros of a small business with the security of a multinational" *Glassdoor review

"The engineering staff are great, very professional, knowledgeable and friendly. Very good team atmosphere, with people always willing to help" *Glassdoor review

"Really good Company to join, if you get the opportunity grab it with both hands" *Indeed Review

"No two days are the same, the work is interesting and challenging" *Indeed review

Be part of a wider, global business, renowned for solving their customers' most complex problems!

  • You'll have the opportunity to work on large projects, developing mission-critical solutions in Defence and Technology.
  • Join a company with a number of awards and recognitions; Named as Gold Award winner in MoD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme for 2021 | Employer of choice for our forces community!
  • ED&I: Access to leadership development, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs.
  • Full training, development and mentoring programs; Access to mentoring programs at all stages of development.
  • Full range of company benefits, flexible working, training, development and clear career progression!

Experience needed:

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent experience.
  • Proven Mechanical Design Experience
  • Experience in design and documentation using MCAD PLM and ERP tools (Creo, Autodesk Inventor, Windchill or IFS)
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with internal and external stakeholders/customers/suppliers on a regular
  • Ability to write technical reports or plans and present information to line manager, project management team and peers.
  • Experience in technical leadership / coaching or mentoring.


  • Experience in the Defence / Aerospace or safety regulated environment would be
  • Experience in the Naval / Maritime domain would be advantageous.
  • Experience in Environmental & Thermal Analysis and Reporting, using in-CAD FEA tools, standalone FEA tools and hand calculations.

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance *minimum 5 years UK residency*

Site Location: All applicants must be located locally, or able to relocate to the client site based in the Buckinghamshire or Berkshire areas (Relocation assistance available *T&C's apply)

Working: The role is office/hybrid based with occasional travel to other company/customer's sites in the UK or abroad.

For full information, please get in touch

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21/12/2023 14:09:00
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