Applications Engineer

Automation Experts Ltd
14 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent and rare opportunity has arisen for an Applications Engineer, to work for a renowned CNC machine tool manufacturer, who specialise in supplying the latest CNC turning technology across the globe. Established for over three decades, the company is about more than simply supplying machines, they exist to provide tailored solutions to all machining problems. Their outstanding range of products are immediately recognisable with their sliding head and fixed head lathes at the cutting edge of the industry standard.

Main Duties:

Provide a high standard of technical support to the sales team in terms of machine demonstrations, machine setting and programming to meet customer requirements & component cycle time calculation.
Provide a high standard of technical support in terms of formal training course, hands-on training, and customer development and after sales support.
Carry out machine demonstrations for customers
Prepare and prove machining methods and programs designed to provide solutions to customers' manufacturing problems
Calculate accurate and realistically attainable cycle time estimates as required by the sales engineers
Assist with the installation of new machines
Visit customers to deal with issues relating to the proper operation of installed machines
Provide customers with telephone advice and support in all matters relating to the successful operation of their machines
Conduct training sessions on machine applications and operations for groups of customers
Be involved in the development of training courses for new machines

Skills & Experience:

Ideally c3 years’ experience applications experience with multi axis CNC lathes/turning centres
Background of field service preferred
Strong engineering background with appropriate educational qualifications and training
Strong communication skills.
A can-do attitude with a positive pro-active approach to provide customers with an excellent service.
Able to work on own and as a team member.

This is a field based role with successful Applications Engineers ideally living within the Home Counties region ie: Northampton, Milton Keynes, Luton, Bedfordshire You can expect to spend 30-50% of your nights away from home.

In return the successful Applications Engineer can expect an excellent starting salary up to £40k based on experience plus a company vehicle, highly competitive bonus, pension 6%, Life Insurance plus an ongoing and in-depth training regime.

For further information call Laura Edmunds.

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All respondents to this position must be eligible to live and work in the UK - Automation Experts are unable to assist with the award of Visas or UK Work Permits.

As a registered engineer, you are automatically a member of our 'Referral Scheme' thereby receiving £500.00 (tax free) for Engineers that you recommend to us that we place in permanent employment.

Automation Experts offer recruitment services on a contract and permanent basis; We support many of the leading companies throughout the UK.

Thank you for your interest, if your experience is suitable for this position, please call the advising Consultant ASAP. NB. We cannot guarantee a response to every application

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