Applications Manager

Willcox Matthews Ltd
Halifax, UK
04 Sep 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
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


* 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


* 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


* 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


* 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.


HNC Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

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