Principal Systems Engineer

Are you a Senior or Principal Systems Engineer looking for a new challenge? Do you have a background in Manufacturing and systems engineering?

tpgroup are a global professional services and technology partner with a unique end-to-end approach in defence, energy and space programmes.

We are looking for a Principal Systems Engineer to join our TPG Maritime Ltd team in Portsmouth. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a forward thinking team, who are working on sharing innovative solutions or manufacturing bespoke engineering systems.

The Role

This Principal Systems Engineer position sits within our bespoke engineering solutions side of the business, where we develop life-support systems in critical workspace, oxygen and carbon capture based solutions, water purification, rugged electronics for harsh environments and precision engineering of high-integrity equipment.

In the Principal Systems Engineer role, you will work as part of a team to analyse customer requirements, and detail system function requirements; design, calculate and develop existing and new TPG Maritime Ltd equipment and support growth and new business opportunities. As a Systems Engineer, you will work across all departments. This ranges from production and supply right through to sales and customer support. The aim is to allow advance, develop and support our client base with holistic equipment and customer support.

As a Principal Systems Engineer you will Lead R&D activities in risk reduction and technology advancement. Looking at new processes and technology testing, mathematical modelling. You will be the subject matter expert for your technical area, providing guidance for the Head of Technical and the Projects Teams providing appropriate strategies for risk management and mitigation.

About You

To deliver this role you will have a degree in Mechanical/Electrical or Chemical Engineering and proven experience in creating and analysing large-scale systems. Ideally, you will have experience working within lean manufacturing system processes within a highly regulated environment. As a systems engineer you will have proven capability in working across multi-disciplinary teams, and the capability and integrate new systems and process throughout the engineering cycle. You will be able to inspire and lead those around you to develop, innovate, and to deliver.

In return, you will be joining a company who are growing and looking to provide you with the opportunity to develop your career. We will support you in expanding your skills and capabilities and the team around you. In addition, we will offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday,6% employer pension contribution, Income protection, 4x life assurance, Profit share scheme..

If you are interested in apply for this role, you must have:

  • Candidates must have an existing right to live and work in the UK.
  • Candidates will need to undergo an internal BPSS check prior to gaining site access.
  • Candidates will also need to either hold a current SC clearance or be willing and eligible to undergo a Security Clearance check (SC level) upon starting their employment with the company.
  • To gain SC clearance you will normally need at least 5 years’ UK residency.


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