Principal Development Engineer

04_Professionals (technical)
PC04 Eng. Serv., Mot



We have found an answer to the question of what will be the drive for the vehicles of tomorrow: Your skills and passion. You will not simply advance electro-mobility, but you will shape it together with us. Striving to master new challenges and persistently searching for even better solutions are the foundation of our everyday work. A love for cars and automotive technology underscores everything we do. These are the factors that drive us to find even better solutions that move our customers forward consistently and foster excitement.



MAHLE Powertrain is a global engineering consultancy that specialises in the design, development and integration both of electrified powertrain systems and of advanced internal combustion engines. Our dual technological strategy is to lead the development of electro-mobility and, at the same time, the further optimisation of internal combustion engines.



Engineering excellence is at the heart of everything we do. We celebrate innovative thinking, encourage learning and knowledge development and it is important for us to grow our talent internally. We are seeking exceptional engineers to join our team and contribute to the further growth of our technical capabilities.   

   Purpose of Job

      To lead automotive powertrain development programs.



Lead, plan and supervise powertrain development programs, working together with analysis, designers, and development engineers

Design parts for development testing, including conducting detailed analysis of test results

Prepare technical reports, presentations and papers

Supervise project teams either individually or to work under the direction of a project manager

Responsible for feeding back test results to the internal and external customer in a timely manner

Support commercial quotations, and conduct business development activities when required

To have line management & mentoring responsibilities of a small team



A BEng in Mechanical, Electrical, Automotive or Aerospace Engineering is essential


      Skills and Experience

Relevant experience in the field of automotive development engineering

Stong knowledge of general engineering fundamentals

Preferraby you'll have knowledge of automotive electrification technologies (eMotors and Batteries)

Desirable, experience with AVL Concerto, MATLAB and MS Office

Knowledge and working experience of quality systems and procedures is advantageous

Previous experience managing or mentoring individuals

Familiarisation with instrumentation techniques and hardware would be an advantage


     What we provide

Excellent salary & benefits, including flextime and working from home where possible

Development opportunities


Please note:   we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role




   Do you have any questions?
   +44 1604738-026 





Facts about the job

Entry level:  Experienced hires
Part- / Full-time:  Full Time
Functional area:  R&D

Northampton, GB

Company:  MAHLE Powertrain Ltd.

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Your future at MAHLE

As a team player and someone who thinks ahead, you can deploy all your skills with us. In cooperation with colleagues from different countries and areas, you contribute in designing the mobility of the future. When selecting MAHLE, you choose trend-setting technologies and strategies. Are you interested in working with us and developing efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, optimising existing products, and turning innovative ideas into reality? Then MAHLE is the right address for you.

Shape the future with us.

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