Principal Mechanical Engineer

Principal Mechanical Engineer

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ABB are recruiting for a Principal Mechanical Engineer with experience required in Flowmeter design and applications, especially Electromagnetic (EM) meters.


As Principal Mechanical Engineer for flowmeter technologies you will be responsible for, but not limited to:

• Electromagnetic sensor and ultrasonic transducer product design including materials specification
• Innovative thinking to product solutions or sub systems, meeting customer needs and requirements for flowmeter design
• Keeping abreast of new relevant technology changes and their application
• Assisting advanced technical support of application and product issues
• Planning and documenting own work at all stages of development cycle
• Team working, communication skills, technical support to other departments, ability to work independently if necessary
• Writing design architecture and detailed design requirements specifications
• Design, testing and prototyping to agreed timescales and specification
• Contributing to product performance and quality improvements



• Minimum BSc or higher in Physics, Mechanical engineering, Electronic engineering or similar qualification
• >5 years’ experience in the field of flow measurement, ideally in industrial product design and development
• Understanding of fluid dynamics, pressure vessel design and materials
• Experience with finite element analysis, thermal/emf/hydraulic flow profile modelling
• Proven record of problem solving with a creative, analytical and practical approach to finding solutions
• Experience of industrial instrumentation


• Knowledge of water applications
• Experience with software simulation and circuit analysis tools such as LabView, MathCAD, Matlab, PSpice, MicroCap or similar
• Ability to write and present technical articles
• Understanding of intellectual property protection
• Detailed understanding of magnetics, electromagnetism or ultrasonics

Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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Business Unit Measurement & Analytics
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ABB ( is a leading global technology company in power and automation that enables utility, industry, and transport & infrastructure customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs about 135,000 people.

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