Principal Engineer

Location Plymouth
Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Engineering & Technical
Reference J7296
Principal Composite Engineer - South West

Are you an expert in composites both in terms of design and also hands-on experience?

We work closely with a market leader in the world of boatbuilding, based in the South West. Operating in a hugely competitive market, there is constant pressure for innovation, new models and more space for the customer, requiring an aggressive growth strategy. Using external design partners, the brand has carved a new and exciting style but as with most design, engineering is required in the background aswell! This is where you come in!

With a busy composites department researching and evolving the way in which the company design and build their craft, the team have been busy making improvements in weight, comfort and strength and so need to expand with a senior team member. Reporting in the composites manager, duties will include:
- Working with the internal engineering office and external design partners to ensure designs fit with composite requirements for build and engineering
- Structural Engineering on new and existing craft
- Innovation in terms of design for manufacture
- Testing and research into new products and layup methods
- A close working relationship with the shop floor to implement change and development.

As an individual you will be degree qualified in naval architecture or composites and have gained experience working on the shop floor. With a technical mind but an ability to lead others, this is a great chance to really exploit your ability!

On offer will be a great salary and benefits package, not to mention a chance to make some real changes within a large.

If interested, please Apply or contact Ed for more information on +44 (0)2380 633399


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