Principal Mechanical Engineer – Highly Regulated

Principal Mechanical Engineer – to £67,000

Are you an experienced Senior Mechanical Design Engineer looking to take the next step in your career? Would you appreciate the opportunity to work with a growing business working on cutting edge projects?

I’m seeking a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer to join a world-class, organically growing engineering company. My client is looking to expand their current team due to continued success and the acquisition of new projects.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the execution of design engineering projects, technical tender preparations and tender design estimates to schedule and within budget.

The Role

  • Day to day management of the technical aspects of allocated projects
  • Day to day tasking of allocated engineers
  • Analyse and understand technical tender specifications
  • Review of concept designs, 3D CAD scheme designs and detailed manufacturing drawings
  • Substantiation (by hand calculation) of engineering designs
  • Support with the smooth running of the Engineering Department.


  • Minimum of a Degree, HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Chartered Engineer IMechE would be preferable
  • Significant experience in engineering design activities in a highly regulated environment
  • Experienced user of SolidWorks or similar 3D CAD
  • Technical and commercial acumen
  • Very strong mechanical engineering (or similar) background
  • Exposure to, and understanding of, a wide range of manufacturing processes


  • Salary to £67k
  • Private Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • 37 hours a week – Flexible and Hybrid available
  • Pension 6% company contribution
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Death in service 4x annual salary
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Relocation package offered

WR Engineering are the #1 recruitment partner for engineering, manufacturing & technical sales jobs. We recruit for permanent and contract jobs UK wide.

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Location Cumbria
Job titlePrincipal Mechanical Engineer – Highly Regulated
Salary £60000 - £67000
Consultant Holly Feasey
Consultant Phone 02394004716
Consultant Email
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