Applications Engineer

Recruiter
Cubed Resourcing
Location
Bradford
Salary
£30000 - £37000/annum plus bonus and benefits package
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Applications Engineer
£30-45K

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Applications Engineer with strong Mechanical Engineering know-how to join the Engineering Team of a global manufacturing business based in Bradford. As an Applications Engineer you will provide customers with technical, design, and product application guidance to meet their requirements and see initial enquiry through to Start of Production. 

Our AEO certified automotive client continues to innovate and lead the field when it comes to ensuring that it remains an employer of choice for first class mechanical engineers and technicians.

The business continue to make significant investments into their Bradford plant and particularly the Design/Product Development departments, meaning the creation of various new positions.

In this role your main focus will be to take ownership of all technical aspects of projects including design, BOM and qualification of the product prior to SOP including all internal processes. Customer focus will be paramount and the company's client base currently includes leading brands such as JLR, Ford and DAF.

Our client is situated on the outskirts of Bradford and is easily accessible from Halifax, Leeds, Wakefield, Huddersfield and surrounding areas.

Key responsibilities:

- Work with other departments to ensure that all internal and customer deadlines are achieved in line with best engineering practice
- Assist in global/ local development projects by representing AE on development teams to ensure that specific requirements are taken into account
- Confirm technical options to meet customer requirements including design and thermodynamic options
- Interpret customers engine requirements and complete match process
- Identify technical requirements of project, internal and customer activity required to launch product into production including all design, Validation & Release and prototype activity
- Ensure all technical risks are documented and resolved before SOP following the DART process; in line with overall project timing, creation, updating and tracking of indicated documents using the appropriate templates
- Identify customer development requirements and feed back to internal project team, including prototype demand and timing of different build levels
- Provide technical expertise in root cause analysis of engine test data and product failure
- Lead the development of qualification testing to ensure full qualification of product

To be considered or this position you will have the following experience and skills:

- Qualified to degree level in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline
- Must have strong technical knowledge of mechanical engineering
- A demonstrable track record within a similar customer facing role (ideally an Applications Engineer)
- Automotive experience would be a clear advantage; alternatively experience in a similar industry such as aerospace, oil and gas, precision engineering etc.
- An understanding of testing/validation processes; DVP, DFMEA etc.
- Candidate must be proficient in use of the Microsoft Office package: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Outlook

In this company you will be presented with opportunities which reflect your contribution to the wider organisation. We are interested in speaking to professionals with a genuine passion for progressing within the automotive industry.

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity, contact Katya at Cubed Resourcing on (Apply online only) or apply with a full CV