Principal Engineer Aspect Resources
Published: 12th February 2018
Job Type
Daniel Lowe
£40000 - £45000 Per Annum + bonus


Principal Engineer

Salary: 40k : 45k + bonus

Location: Leicester, Loughborough, Burton On Trent, Hinkley, Derby

The Client: A global OEM of Construction & Materials Handling machinery.

The Role


  • Drive new development projects through the product lifecycle coordinating the engineering functions and deliverables as required by the company new product development process.
  • Responsible for producing full manufacturing specification package including Engineering BOMs and Drawings.
  • Resolve problems at the root cause quickly and effectively and manage engineering change process relating to crushers.
  • Follow Group standards in the areas of NPPD, FMEA, DFM, prototype development and field testing
  • Follow Group engineering standards and associated IT systems, to ensure effective global management of released engineering data
  • Ensure current and new products meet standards and performance levels specified for safety, function and reliability
  • Reduce manufacturing cost through improved design and consultation with the production department, purchasing and suppliers.
  • Investigate and address Customer Complaints in a timely manner where identified / allocated by internal systems or engineering manager.
  • Develop an expertise in nominated crusher product, and its applications.
  • Conduct / support on-site trials etc to help generate comprehensive application database.
  • Develop a strong working knowledge of other crusher product (in addition to nominated specialist product line).
  • Support the business units after sales teams where technical input is required.
  • Any other duties/projects as defined by the ‘Engineer Manager’ / ‘Director of Engineering’ from time to time.
  • Ability to positively represent the group to both customers and suppliers

Qualifications/ Skills:

  • Degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering.
  • At least 6 years’ experience in heavy equipment / machinery design.
  • Strong 3D CAD skills (preferably Pro Engineer).and experience with PDM packages.
  • Experience of Finite Element Analysis is desirable.
  • Experience / working knowledge of working with ERP systems (e.g. Oracle).
  • Experience of managing the day to day workload and output of others.
  • Experience of DFMEA and Risk Assessments.
  • Proven track record of project managing especially in a new product development environment.
  • Good presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to learn quickly and become "expert" in key areas: 
  • Hydraulic system design
  • Casting Methods
  • Welding
  • Metallurgy

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 8181

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