Hydraulics Engineer

Recruit 12 Ltd
£30k - 35k per year + ben
12 Jul 2017
11 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A Hydraulics Engineer is required to provide comprehensive technical advice and expertise to both External Customers and Internal Departments, liaising with field based Sales personnel and internal departments to ensure the effective provision of information and advice to meet customer needs. You will effectively project manage development of new products in conjunction with internal departments

Reporting directly to the Technical Support Manager, your main responsibilities as Hydraulics Engineer will include:

* Review, advise and process system design requests from customers for new applications and product development.

* Support Regional Sales Managers within their customer facing activities

* Generate full cost analysis breakdowns for accurate sales quotations

* Project manage developments from inception through to end of life

* Work with Application Engineers in developing proposals to customer requirements

* Propose cost effective solutions to system requirements

* Answer technical questions on hydraulic products, application of product and hydraulic systems recommendations

* Develop, test and deliver professional reports on custom hydraulic integrated circuits to conform to customer requirements.

* Field support for installation and hands-on trouble shooting of hydraulic integrated circuits and control systems

* Participate in high level technical discussions at customers premises.

* Integrate electro-hydraulic control systems with OEM specific electronic architecture

* Monitor and work within OEM customer's websites to ensure project requirements / opportunities are identified and supported accurately, using company resources as required

* Support the production departments in the generation of test controls plans

* Provide support at overseas sales exhibitions where required

* Provide onsite training on hydraulic and software products

* Provide support for warranty returns inclusive of delivering reports

* Identify, interpret and implement ISO and customer specifications / requirements

Experience and Qualifications

* Degree educated within Engineering or qualified by relevant experience.

* Proven experience of Off-Highway, Construction, Agricultural and Industrial hydraulic systems

* Computer literate, with sound knowledge of Microsoft packages and experienced in use of MRP systems.

* Experience of working within a manufacturing environment essential.

* Knowledge of the PPAP process.

* Awareness of lean manufacturing techniques

This position is based in Birmingham. You will receive a competitive salary plus company benefits.

If you are an experienced Hydraulics Engineer looking for a new opportunity, please apply immediately. This role is permanent and full time.

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, and World Class manufacturing sectors.

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