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Principal Design Engineer

Remote Working
Remote Working
£47,000 to £53,000
Job Type
12 Sep 2022
You will like Designing Smart Energy Infrastructure for digital grid division who deliver transmission and distribution for UK national grid. This is part of global engineering powerhouse leading in infrastructure, medical device markets and with a reputation for revolutionizing manufacturing and process industries. This forward-thinking firm is proud to celebrate difference, all have different skills, experiences and backgrounds, and strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. You will like The Principal Design Engineer job itself based from Newcastle or remote working from home - , finding solutions, consolidating and enhancing the Nation s electricity network for a smarter and brighter future tomorrow. You will be responsible for successful delivery of; Transmission & Distribution protection and control systems with our end-customers from various domains & disciplines. You will provide pre-sales support to our sales and proposal teams and support the project manager and commercial team to deliver projects on target and within scope. You will have line management responsibilities. More specifically: •Ensure compliance with customer technical specifications, working with customers to scope requirements and design solutions which support and grow our market position •Manage a sub team, to include line manager approval (annual leave, timesheets, target setting) •Governance of Engineering output and quality •Sign off of functional design specifications and design intent documents •Development and configuration of engineering protection & control solutions •Production/checking of all test documentation •Carry out FAT activities •Responsible for technical issues/support on allocated projects •Ensuring solutions meet the requirements of the latest policies and standards •Attend internal and external design reviews providing technical input •Provide technical input for tendering activities •Mentoring of apprentices/graduates/engineers within the business You will have To be successful as a Principal Design Engineer you will have a good mix of the following: •A minimum qualification of HNC/HND (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering •Experience in a similar role involving governance and detailed design of protection and control systems for the transmission network. •Have or working towards Chartered Electrical Engineering status desirable. •Ability to respond to the needs of different stakeholders and build strong relationships with customers •Experience with the following technologies: SIP 4, SIP 5, DIGSI 4, DIGSI 5 •Experienced in configuration and testing of protection systems •Demonstrate excellent Leadership skills •Good standard of IT literacy - especially Word, Visio and Excel •Good written, verbal, communication, and interpersonal skills You will get As Principal Design Engineer, you will enjoy a competitive base salary of £47K-£53K+ Fantastic Package. Benefits include: Car/allowance, Pension to 10% matching, flexible benefits including medical, bonus structure & rewards program. You can apply To Principal Design Engineer by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), or by sending CV in confidence to (url removed) UK_MS
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  • Job Reference: 710451128-2
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Macstaff
  • Location: Manchester
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £47,000 to £53,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Package
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent