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Principal Engineer

  • Role Type
  • Permanent

  • Location
  • Leicester

  • Closing Date
  • 23/04/2021

Job Description


Responsible for the technical delivery of complete motorcycle systems whilst adhering to an engineering design process that allows project objectives to be met.


  • Lead system concept, design and packaging studies and present both internally, and to clients
  • Support global business development activities as well as delivery of motorcycle projects within Ricardo
  • Plan, manage and deliver project work carried out under their responsibility
  • To be technically and financially responsible for projects/work packages and to ensure that projects/work packages are delivered on time and to the quality required by the customer
  • Lead or contribute to proposals and where appropriate deliver to the customers


  • Engineering degree or higher
  • Relevant industry experience commensurate with applicable role
  • Able to work under pressure from demanding clients and ensure that the highest standards are maintained
  • Familiarity with 3D CAD, PLM and associated processes
  • Demonstrable DFM experience
  • Demonstrable DFA experience
  • Sound knowledge of materials and manufacturing techniques
  • Ability to critique technical work content and reports


  • Resourceful
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills


NB:  All applications must be accompanied by a covering letter detailing how your skill and experience match this role.

Ricardo is an equal opportunities employer.