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Principal Design Engineer

Surrey   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a principal design engineer to join a revolutionary clean energy business at its state-of-the-art facility in Surrey. principal design engineer, you will work with a highly motivated, dynamic, and rapidly growing team of engineers working of products including sub-assemblies, 2D & 3D drawings, and general assemblies for the next generation of clean energy solutions.

The role gives an excellent opportunity for a motivated candidate to innovate, expand their design skill and personal development and to become a recognised leader in this exciting and growing field.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver robust design solutions that fulfil the fundamental design requirements.
  • Generate design requirements and identify risk areas.
  • Develop 3D CAD and engineering drawings for motor components and assemblies, along with test rigs and assembly fixtures.
  • Review and approve work completed by others.
  • Understand and comply with relevant International Standards.
  • Be responsible for delivering parts, assemblies, and systems from concept to proof of principle. Lead other engineering colleagues as required to support this.
  • Develop innovative and novel concepts with high value IP while considering freedom to operate.

Skills and Experience

  • Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering or scientific discipline with an appreciable level of industrial experience in the design and development of mechanical systems.
  • Capable of performing hand calculations to provide initial design direction and confidence in simulation results.
  • High level of knowledge of 3D computer aided design (CAD) software packages.
  • Working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • Understanding of physical failure methods and approaches to root cause analysis.
  • Good grasp of design verification approaches and ability to define suitable test methods.


  • Knowledge of power system design, including motors, transmissions, and energy storage solutions.
  • An appreciation of other engineering disciplines such aerodynamics, thermodynamics, CFD analysis and electrical, electronics and electromagnetic systems.
  • Experience using ANSYS Workbench.
  • Experience of any relevant manufacturing process simulation techniques.

Salary: £. Competitive
Benefits: Company Performance Bonus (Discretionary) - 25 Days Holiday + Banks - Life insurance & private medical expenses insurance scheme (Available after 3-month probation)
Hours: 8.30am until 5.00pm Monday to Friday
Role: Full Time, PermanentLocation: Cranleigh, Guildford SURREY

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  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7400
  • Posted: 8th June 2022
  • Expires: 6th July 2022

Cranleigh Scientific

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