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Oil & Gas

Principal Engineer Full Time

With 3,000 people based around the world, Royal IHC is a global engineering leader enabling its customers to execute complex projects from sea level to ocean floor in the most challenging of maritime environments.
Based in Northumberland, a short drive from Newcastle upon Tyne, Royal IHC Limited operate across four sites within the UK, where they design, manufacture and supply bespoke offshore systems, including pipe and cable-lay equipment, subsea trenching equipment, subsea trenching machines and complete turnkey, integrated ship systems.
Owing to continued growth and future projects, Royal IHC wish to appoint a Principal Engineer to lead the delivery of technical aspects of major, multi-million £ packages of work.

The Principal Engineer will play a lead role in driving technical direction, leading a team of engineers and providing cross discipline co-ordination of a project.
With full accountability for quality, budget, project planning, safety and fitness for purpose, from concept, to detailed design, installation and commissioning, the successful candidate will ensure a project is delivered in line with defined metrics.
In doing so, they will champion excellence and bring an unwavering commitment to quality, utilising recognised approaches to continuously improve in pursuit of world class standards.
As a leader in engineering, they will take a proactive interest in future, evolving technology and engineering developments, which may prove beneficial to the business and its applications. The Principal Engineer will take the time to understand the customer base and markets, to ensure the experience they receive today and in the future remains market leading.

The successful candidate will bring positivity, able to influence and engage at all levels internally and externally alike. They will inspire and motivate teams towards demanding goals, delivering outstanding performance.
With a pedigree of leading complex end-to-end engineering projects and enhancing the technical capability of an organisation, applications are welcomed from individuals who are skilled engineers and aspire to play a key role in shaping the future landscape of this successful business.
Passionate and committed, the successful candidate will possess the necessary engineering intellect, coupled with a can-do attitude that delivers impressive results.
A proven qualified engineer, with strong attention to detail, individuals must have successfully operated in demanding cross-functional environments. With excellent communication skills, able to influence people at all levels internally and externally alike, candidates engage teams to deliver demanding projects.
If having read the information provided, you would like to arrange an exploratory conversation please contact Mike Rowland at

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 7 days ago
  • Expiration date: 31st December 2018
  • Job Title: Principal Engineer
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