Systems Applications Engineer

Location
Rotherham
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
22 Aug 2017
Closes
19 Sep 2017
Ref
00072552
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Engineering
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is a global leader in the supply and manufacture of mechanical seals and support systems. Their products are used in a wide range of pumps and rotating equipment worldwide to suit all industries. Their business is built around giving their customers such exceptional service that they need never consider alternative sources of supply.

The applications role is an integral part of the engineering team and plays a key role in the product selection and providing cross functional support to a number of other departments including, Sales, Design and Manufacturing. This supports the business need to provide correct technical and commercial tenders in a timely fashion and assists with effective order execution.

The successful candidate will:
-Have an in depth understanding of the extensive range of products we offer,including instrumentation,valves,pressure vessels and motors.
-Review and understand customer specific requirements to select suitable engineered solutions
-Be responsible for compiling technical tenders,financial costing and compliance to global standard and EU regulations
-Take charge of aspects of technical project management following receipt of order to deliver complex seal systems from cradle to grave through the business. This involves working with Design, Manufacturing and Procurement
-Process enquiries to develop the technical solution and quotation
-Provide technical support to the international sales and administration teams
-Provide technical support to customers to resolve issues efficiently and effectively
-Liaise with Design, Procurement and Manufacturing to achieve successful order execution
-React to breakdown situations providing troubleshooting support and failure analysis as required

Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Essential
-HNC/Degree (or equivalent) in an engineering related discipline or equivalent in experience
-Exceptional communication skills both written and oral
-IT literate
-Able to work alone and as part of a team
-Able to problem solve efficiently and effectively
-Able to interact and deal with both colleagues and customers on a daily basis
-Have an excellent telephone manner and a sound understanding of engineering
-Able to work in a busy office environment
-Eager to provide exceptional customer service and assist in the continuous improvement of the organisation
-Able to promote, embrace and manage change
-Contribute to a happy working environment
-Be an effective communicator
-Have excellent attention to detail

Desirable
-Understanding of fluid mechanics and thermal calculations.
-Experience and understanding of instrumentation and process monitoring equipment.
-Understanding of pressure vessel design and exposure to the requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive
-Previous experience of mechanical seals or rotating equipment.
-Knowledge of the API industry and current legislation within the industry.
- Desire to pursue continued professional development.
-Professional registration with engineering institution.