Principal Engineer (RBRO-C6VBQF)

  • Vacancy Title
  • Principal Engineer (RBRO-C6VBQF)
  • Company
  • JCB
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Competitive, with benefits
  • Closing Date
  • 29/10/2021
  • Job Description
  • We are hiring a Principal Engineer to join our team - Loadall

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Engineer to join JCB Materials Handling Team, based at WHQ Rocester.  Reporting to the current product Engineering Manager, the successful candidate will join a small dynamic team, with primary role of providing production engineering change control management for our current product machines.  There are also additional engineering tasks to support; low volume ‘sales specials’ products with our Marketing team and work alongside JCB Service in finding resolutions to customer / dealer product improvements.

    You will need to be a team player, an all-round good communicator, with a strong level of resilience and able to operate effectively in a fast paced environment. You must have the ability to coordinate and cope with multiple tasks at the same time.  You will possess high levels of enthusiasm, energy, motivation, drive and commitment to seeing jobs through to a successful conclusion.

    The key responsibilities will include:

    • Support the production line and quality teams

    • Coordinate the workload of our overseas drafting team regarding change management, product improvement and low volume ‘sales specials’ products

    • Identify and implement product concern improvements in relation to JCB Service 10 Ten issues

    • Design change activities in support of material and purchasing teams

    • Support JCB Marketing & Sales in managing the key customer accounts

    • Assess, advise and implement engineering change for our Global Major Accounts sales activities

    • Support the engineering change concessions system

    Knowledge, Skills and Experience

    • Have a thorough knowledge of whole vehicle design and development processes

    • Knowledge of major vehicle systems but particular knowledge of off highway mechanical / hydraulic systems

    • Have experience of off highway machines.  Materials handling product experience would be a distinct advantage

    • Able to lead design improvements and implement effective change

    • Be educated to Degree level or equivalent experience in Engineering

    • Be able to work to deadlines and deliver on time.

    • Demonstrate the ability to manage internal design resource and external supplies.

    • Ability to problem solve, analyse failures and effectively implement engineering change 

    • Be quick thinking and demonstrate the ability to come up with credible solutions

    Personal Attributes

    • Resilient, able to work under pressure and adapt well when changes occur

    • Ability to manage and prioritise tasks and time efficiently

    • Able to negotiating and manage change in a calm and consistent manner 

    • Excellent organisational skills

    • Natural leader, able to take responsibility, make decisions and delegate tasks effectively

    • Team player and team builder

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Able to communicate and build good relationships at all levels across the business

    • Adapt to change with an attitude towards flexibility

    • Strong willed and self-motivated

    • Ambitious and self-reliant

    • Have a desire to drive change and lead rather than follow

    What’s in it for you?

    To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company’s healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave.

    JCB: Building a Brighter Future

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