Job Description

Job Location

Derby, UK

Type of Job


Salary / Rate


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Principal Integration Engineer

Our client based in Derby is looking for a Principal Systems Integration Engineer with proven experience in delivering engine systems to join their growing team. This position will ideally suit an Engineer looking to develop their career in engine design and development. 


Job Description 


The role:

Lead integration projects to ensure delivery of high quality products in a timely manner. This will require some components to be developed from concept to delivery, while others will need to be packaged appropriately. From specification, through analysis, testing and development, to engineering sign-off, these projects will need to be supported technically, planned, and managed. 



This role will be customer focused requiring management of relationships with our machine groups, delivery of planning, communication, and problem resolution. Along with the management of organisation of resources, across multiple projects to ensure delivery of priorities, excellent planning and other key management tools will need to be utilised.  You will be supporting personal development, providing technical leadership, advising and supporting as necessary, and ensuring the delivery of a supportive team culture. 

Other responsibilities include: 

  • Technical decision making personally and obtaining technical decisions to ensure project progression as required. 

  • Technical -Create system and component specifications and design (cascaded from programme targets) – using/commissioning the relevant analysis tools to support data driven design decisions.  Develop system and component FMEAs, and DVPs.  

  • Co-ordinate and supervise DVP tests/analyses (analytical, rig, engine and machine)  Resolve engineering issues using recognised methodologies 

  • Write systems test and development technical reports for own responsible areas 

  • Support programme gateways and reviews

  • Support engineering sign-off with robust test and validation data and technical reports 

  • Provide clear communication and support to all customers, engineering teams and suppliers: Coordination with other functional areas, such as programme teams, purchasing, quality, other development teams.  

  • Monitor and report status to relevant parties 

  • Highlight issues in a timely and appropriate manner 

  • Supplier management: 

  • Work in a simultaneous engineering environment to support the development plan, ensuring design for manufacture and assembly. 

  • Manage suppliers via the APQP process 

  • Work with suppliers to deliver prototypes and PPAP parts to schedule, meeting quality and performance requirements  

  • Communicate lessons learned; propose design guide/process updates. 


  • Working level experience of 2d drawing and 3d modelling in Siemens/Unigraphics NX platform advantageous 

  • Working level experience of PLM tool (e.g. Siemens Teamcentre) advantageous 

  • Off Highway machine experience advantageous. 

  • CAE experience especially in thermal management systems advantageous. 

  • Experience dealing with UK and overseas design teams advantageous. 

  • Being able to handle multiple projects simultaneously is also a key requirement 

Interested in this job? Call us on: 0118 981 1110