Applications Engineer

Kadtech Ltd
United Kingdom
27 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Applications Engineer £30-32K + £2.5K annual bonus + Good benefits We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Applications Engineer to join a global designer and manufacturer of innovative special purpose machinery and capital equipment used in various industries The main purpose of the Applications Engineer position is to assist in the recommendation of machine type to meet customers' specifications and to assist customers in achieving optimum performance of their machines. You will also be responsible for testing and modifying new machine developments, working closely with the R&D team Key Responsibilities - To achieve the optimum performance of the particular machine on a particular product. - Carry out spectral analysis of product on spectrophotometer to identify optimum machine to meet customer specification. - Test the sample in the machine and prepare performance report for sales including suitability of variables where applicable and record findings on database. - Demonstrate performance of machines to potential customers 'in house' or at customer plants in the UK and overseas - Carry out trials on new machines and existing machines to analyse performance proposing improvements and modifications where necessary to enhance performance. - Write machine specifications for production. - Initiate modifications for new product usage on existing machines and prepare specification sheets recording modifications to standard machine structure. - Occasional travel to the customers' sites in the UK and overseas. - Assist in maintenance of machines in applications area to ensure cleanliness of machines for demonstration purposes. - Ensure complete confidentiality of information obtained from R & D in the course of carrying out work responsibilities. - Highlight both the weaknesses/shortcomings of existing products and to contribute to the development of new products. - Realise current machine range limitations, for sector commodities, and where appropriate champion change. - Support the company's regionally based application engineers and customer support engineers by knowledge sharing activities. Occasional overseas travel is required for this job. - Specifying sales order contracts Ideally you should have - - Previous relevant experience as an Applications Engineer or a similar position - - Excellent communication skills and customer service experience - - Good Electrical and/or Mechanical Engineering experience - - HN/HND or a bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any relevant engineering subject - - Experience with special purpose machinery would be a distinct advantage, however, not essential To learn more about this opportunity-or any other Applications Engineer, Test engineer positions in London and the South East-please forward your CV to ***************** or call Max on *************
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