Applications Engineer

Recruiter
Gi Group
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
£30000 - £35000/annum 26 day’s annual leave
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Applications Engineer

The Company

Our client is part of a group of innovation-based industrial solutions companies operating globally and headquartered in Italy. Our clients companies are leaders in the sectors of: Advanced Automated Machinery and Materials, Industrial Process Solutions and Precision Gears. Our client customers are leading players in a broad range of industries including Consumer Goods, Tobacco, Healthcare, Aerospace, Racing & Automotive and Electronics.

The Group has 92 operating units (55 of which with production in 31 countries, a turnover in 2015 of approx. 1,534 million Euro and over 6,000 employees.

They are a leading provider of high-end solutions to manufacturing industries such as food, beverages, personal care, healthcare, automotive and electronics.

The Role

Working in the role of the Applications Engineer, you will satisfy customer requirements and achievements of the company sales targets through the development of specific activities for application segments. You will have the ability to evaluate whether specific client requirements can be applied to the adequate technical solutions or declined for technical reasons.

Main Duties

* Support Sales Engineers with customer calls for quotations of complex systems
* Collate technical information and further details for quotations where necessary
* Execute technical proposals through system engineering, cost estimating, and necessary components/modules
* Provide technical support to other departments for segment/product lines
* Collaborate with the projects team to resolve any issues
* Develop the market and the sales of new product lines/segments
* Act as the local interface with central functions of the company
* Request quotations from external suppliers in cooperation with the Purchasing department.

The Person

You, being an ideal candidate will have an HNC/Degree in Engineering, a minimum of 3 years' experience within an engineering function, experience of using CAD software and knowledge and understanding of;

* Machinery and business concepts
* Product design software tools
* Product development and management systems
* CAD
* Machinery basics
* Sales process
* Design to customer specification

You will also have excellent communication, listening, negotiation, team-working and problem-solving skills.

The Package

* A basic salary up to £35,000 per annum
* Competitive salary dependent upon experience
* 26 day's annual leave
* Pension
* Healthcare Cash Plan
* Free Parking