Principal Engineer

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taf
£47,328 - £54,841 per annum
01 Aug 2018
22 Aug 2018
Automotive, Energy
Contract Type
Full Time

The Centre for Automotive Power Systems Engineering (CAPSE) Principal Engineer role will be to support the deployment of significant levels of commercial programmes and knowledge transfer activities to a number of leading organisation, businesses and sectors on a local, national and international level.

The role will be a demanding senior management and technical specialist role, with the person to be appointed having a highly respected and significant knowledge of research and engineering associated with the low-carbon automotive and renewable energy sectors. The person will have a track record of putting together complex technical programmes of work as well as deploying such activities themselves for multi-disciplinary engineering projects with significant financial and strategic value. He/she should also have significant experience of leading such technical programmes of work, especially in relation to the development of new energy storage solutions for the stationary and automotive sector, with a major focus on battery technologies. Management experience within the public and private sectors with an ability to guide multi-skilled teams including research, technical, administrative and financial type roles is also essential. They should also be willing to support wider academic duties such as PhD student supervision. For full details please see the full person specification along with job role and / or contact CAPSE Director Jonathan Williams via email to discuss further.