Applications Manager

Recruiter
Willcox Matthews Ltd
Location
Halifax, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Sep 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1231803928
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Applications Manager

We are supporting our client in their search for n Applications Manager, who will be able to manage engineering applications resources and project manage engineering tasks

Relevant Job Titles:

Applications Manager, Project Manager, Engineering Manager, Business Manager, Technical Support Manager, Product Manager, Design Manager

Key Responsibilities

Project Management Experience:

Manage engineering applications resources and project manage the following engineering tasks:

* The design of products and sales application projects.

* Value engineering

* Replacement of obsolete parts

* Competitor bench marking

* The creation and maintenance of selection software

* Continuous Technical accuracy of product literature, spares lists, item masters and BOM's

* Product standardisation

* Engineering document control

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* Liaise with customers/commercial and the production projects team and make detailed plans to ensure projects are completed within pre-set deadlines.

* Review and improve the company's engineering application project procedures for efficiency improvements and in line with changes to international standards and regulations.

* Oversee the management of Client witness testing ensuring product requirements, set up and pre-test/tests are carried out with assistance from the manufacturing department where required.

* Maintain good working practices regarding safety and housekeeping.

Engineering responsibilities

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* Assist in the design of products and sales application projects

* Consult with suppliers to assess new components, materials and methods of design to reduce costs and remove slow moving / obsolete stock for application projects

* Coordinate and assist in the creation of BOM's, wiring diagrams, 2D / 3D drawings, BIM modelling and any other manufacturing information required for production.

* Coordinate and assist in the preparation of sketches, layouts and preliminary costing of prototypes

* Coordinate and assist in the completion of testing in line with engineering application project requirements and in accordance with the Development Engineering procedures.

* Assisting manufacturing with 'root cause' analysis and ensure procedures/processes are updated to ensure repeats of the problem do not happen

Sales support responsibilities

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* Liaise with sales engineering and customers for specifications, lead-times and costs for the completion of application projects.

* Ensure all the technical documentation requirements of customers are completed, this includes drawings, spares lists and MRB's etc.

* Assist the commercial department in the creation of marketing material based on the successes of application projects

Other support and administrative responsibilities

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* Support the requirements of new product development.

* Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports

* Support the needs of manufacturing and technical services when appropriate

* Provide product support to other departments.

* Comply with all the company procedures including ISO9001 and ISO14001 management systems.

Qualifications:

HNC Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

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