Principal Systems Engineer


£43 – £50K

Bluefin Recruitment are working with a client in Loughborough who are seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join the team. The company is a high technology organisation with interests in power, automotive and consumer electronics.

About the role

Working as part of the Product Development team, this role applies Systems Engineering skills to lead the design and development of commercial products for use in applications ranging from small portable power devices to motive and industrial power systems.

Responsible for delivering systems and architecture definition to support development from prototype through to product.  This includes the management and documentation of product requirements and their devolution into sub-systems and functions and responsibility for managing and documenting safety engineering to support successful release of products to market.

About you

You will hold a BEng, BSc (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, or possess a relevant non-degree level qualification alongside suitable industrial experience.  Typically, you will have around 5 years of relevant industrial experience post completion of your degree.  Membership of a relevant professional body, progressing towards chartered status is advantageous.

You will be able to demonstrate experience of defining and delivering sub-systems and/or full products and of implementation of DfX principles, in particular design for manufacture.  You will have experience of assessing and selecting appropriate manufacturing processes.

You will be able to demonstrate experience of successful delivery and of working effectively within a cross-functional team, with both technical and non-technical people.

It is key to us that you have a commercial mindset and the ability to work with a flexible and solutions focused approach, in an agile and fast paced environment.  You must also be able to work collaboratively with a cross-functional team alongside both technical and non-technical colleagues.  As such, excellent communication skills are vital.


If you are interested in the position please send a copy of your CV to Rob Atkins at Bluefin Recruitment.

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