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Principal R&D Design Engineer

Orion Group, Aberdeen,Scotland
Employment type: 
Full time
Engineering, Management, Project Management, Mechanical Engineering, Marketing, Solidworks

Principal R&D Design Engineer

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Principal R&D Design Engineer, based in Aberdeen

Responsibilities will include:
Lead in preparation of product definitions and specifications.
Participate in mechanical product design including product specifications, material selection, CAD design, and detailed product drawings.
Design, implement and test new products to achieve desired features and specifications.
Document designs for product support and efficient development of successive product generations.
Interface effectively with marketing and customers to ensure implementation success.
Interface with other company departments to ensure effective communications of new product development and continuing engineering activities

Experience/Skills
Technical skill and knowledge of mechanical engineering, including mechanism and thermal engineering.
Strong Solidworks 3D design background / proficiency.
Test and analysis experience including design of test plans, field test qualification plan and failure analysis.
Project management experience including developing project plans and time lines, tracking project progress expediting external action items.
Excellent communications skills - must interface successfully with other engineers, non-technical personnel and with customers to define and later deploy products.

Permanent position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 918114

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.