Permanent REF: #BBBH9289

Principal Aftertreatment System Engineer

£65,000-£75,000 per annumDerby


Murray McIntosh are searching for a Principal Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, development & delivery of after-treatment systems as part of the base engine, working for a key client of ours as detailed below.

We are looking for engineering leaders who can review, critique and advise on system designs, DFMEA's, DVP's. Promote robust detailed design documentation.

Give first level sign-off responsibility for all intra-team mechanical systems designs, drawings and reports.

Provide technical leadership primarily focussed on the deliver of the after treatment system your team are responsible for.


In addition to a passion for engineering, experience of delivery, and a desire to be 'hands-on' with projects from concept to completion, the candidates will:

· Have a degree in an associated mechanical engineering discipline, with a sound understanding of Mechanical Engineering principles (showing an attention to detail, and being data driven).

· Have a sound grasp of the engine product development cycle, and expertise in engine system and component specification, design, development and sign-off (using relevant tools).

· Experienced in supplier interactions and management, with good commercial awareness and conflict resolution.

· Experience in team management and development.

· Understand and contribute to the management of the project(s).

· Be able to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines.

· Demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly and concisely at all levels.

· Show flexibility - the role requires some travel to JCB, customer and supplier sites.

· Be willing to contribute in a dynamic, collaborative, and cross-discipline team setting.

About you:

· Clear experience of team leadership.

· Extensive experience of the full ICE product mechanical design and development from concept to delivery to customer.

· Clear understanding of ICE operating principles (e.g. mechanical/electromechanical design, thermodynamics, and tribology).

· A practical understanding or experience of ICE's and the integration into machines is beneficial.

· Demonstratable experience in use of commercially available data management systems such as Siemens TeamCenter.

· Sound understanding of analysis techniques and their use in analysis lead design (e.g. 1D, FEA, Fatigue Analysis, CFD).

· Sound knowledge of mechanical engineering GD&T and manufacturing processes.

· Demonstrate proven mechanical design project management skills.

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Chris Nelson

Principal Consultant - Engineering