Engineering Development & Applications Manager

FoodEng Recruitment
01 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About the Company: A British Engineering Company with a history stretching back over 100 years. Utilising advanced process technology, their 400+ employees’ design, build and install capital equipment used by many sectors of the Food Manufacturing industry around the World.

About the Role: The Engineering Development & Applications Manager will be responsible for the design criteria, product development and engineering specifications of high-output bakery equipment such as dough mixers, forming/moulding machinery, dividers, transfer conveyors, rounders and provers.

Typical Duties will include:

·Continuous communication with current and potential customers to identify on-going requirements and business opportunities.
·Liaise with project managers, design engineers, manufacturing teams and food manufacturers to identify shortfalls within the existing range of machinery.
·Assess current machinery designs, as well as new technology advances, to identify areas of potential reliability and performance improvements.
·Lead development and product innovation projects.
·Support the sales process by reviewing proposals and endorsing suitability of equipment for specific applications.
·The advancement of equipment standard policies and design best practices.
·Motivate internal and external customers to buy in to new concepts.
·Support customers to maximise their return on investment by measuring equipment performances and offering advice to improve machinery efficiency.
·Offer technical support and advice on design calculations.

About the Person: Suitable applicants will be qualified to a minimum of HNC/HND within a relevant engineering discipline and should be able to demonstrate strong design calculation and project management experience. They will be able to quickly diagnose production problems and recognise sustainable solutions, taking a logical and methodical approach to technical problem solving.

They will be commercially focused and possess excellent communication and presentation skills, because this role will requirement them to attend client meetings to discuss technical requirements, present new concepts to senior business directors for funding approval, and attend industry trade shows.

Remuneration: Attractive Basic Salary + Car Allowance, Excellent Holiday Allowance, Private Healthcare, Life Assurance & Company Pension

Place of Work: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Permanent

Vacancy Ref: 2784

FoodEng Recruitment specialises in the appointment of Engineering Personnel across the Food & Drink Industry. In the delivery of some of our services, including the advertisement of engineering vacancies, FoodEng Recruitment may be deemed to operate as an Employment Agency or an Employment Business

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