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Baker and Baker Recruitment are representing a client in the Warwickshire region of the UK who are looking for a Principal Engineer (eMachines) to join their team on a permanent basis.


Principal Engineer (eMachines) – Electrified Powertrain


£45k-£65k (Depending on Experience)





We are recruiting an exciting opportunity for a Principal Engineer (eMachines) for one of our prestigious automotive/technical clients based in the Warwickshire area:


1.      3D Electromagnetic design to production

2.      Thermal/Mechanical knowledge, and experience

3.      Running of project/programs


  • Contribute to design and development activities for electric machines across automotive, commercial transport, off-highway, and aerospace sectors

  • Apply knowledge of electromagnetic, thermal, and mechanical design to optimise hybrid and traction machines to best in class standards of performance

  • Support research into machines and associated systems to push relevant technology beyond state of the art

  • Act as a knowledge source for problem-solving of complex interaction issues such as NVH, control instability, and EMC.

  • Supervise build and test of prototype machines

  • Manage and deliver internal and external projects to a high standard within time and cost constraints

  • Provide direction and guidance for a growing department across the entire product development lifecycle

  • Carry out engineering tasks, executed to the highest level whilst following and developing technical processes and procedures

  • Develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with peers, business development, and technical leaders

  • Support the business development team in the creation of technical project proposals and resourcing estimates


Engineering experience relevant to a supplier, technical consulting, or engineering services environment; working on multiple disciplinary projects for a variety of customers

  • You are a natural collaborator, able to build and manage effective working relationships with your direct team and colleagues

  • You provide clear technical leadership to major projects, using and developing specialist skills in self and others

  • You effectively communicate complex ideas and information to a range of audiences and stakeholders

  • You have a “can do” attitude with high levels of commitment, enthusiasm, and motivation

  • You are open and honest with high professional standards and ethics; credible internally and externally


  • A degree (2:1 or above) or Ph.D. in electric drives, electrical engineering, or a related subject

  • Deep understanding of multi-phase synchronous and asynchronous motor design theory and practice, covering induction, IPM, SPM, hybrid reluctance, and SR

  • Experience in the design and development of a range of electric machines and drives using electromagnetic and thermal design software packages such as MotorCAD (preferred), Altair Flux, Infolytica MagNet, JMAG, etc.

  • Experience in the manufacture of machine components including magnets, laminations, windings, and containment sleeves

  • Be able to positively motivate the team working on a wide variety of electric machine & actuator design projects from low power actuators to high-performance traction drives

  • Ability to interface with clients with a positive, inquisitive, and value-adding approach

Reference ID: PEEM001

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