Lead Application Engineer

Recruiter
Advanced Resource Managers Limited
Location
Nottingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1241136260
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lead Application Engineer
Nottingham (commutable from Sheffield, Chesterfield, Mansfield, Lincoln, Grantham, Leicester, Derby)
£55,000- £63,000

Lead Application Engineer based in our head office in Nottingham with a background in mechanical and application engineering in a software business environment to work closely with mechanical and software engineers in a highly skilled, multi-disciplinary team. You will be the go-to technical resource for our field sales team responsible for analysing the business and technical requirements of prospective customers in order to develop solutions accordingly.

Responsibilities:
" Provide business, technical, and product knowledge in support of pre-sales activities in order to ensure customer satisfaction
" Audit customer processes in terms of how they use their existing software tools
" Prepare and review software evaluation plans and proposals
" Manage and support software evaluations at customers, ensuring they are in-line with the target closing dates
" Prioritise/review requests for new software development
" Prioritise/review requests software bug fixes
" Visit customers to provide technical support (training, coaching, presentations to support sales, etc.)
" Plan and approve software training
" Deliver advanced training courses (both internal and external).
" Review licensing, module structure and packages offered to customers based on their requirements
" Assist in strengthening customer relationships and ensuring customer satisfaction.
" Requirements
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Requirements:
" Experience in providing application engineering support for the sale of software tools to customers in an engineering environment
" BEng or MEng in Mechanical Engineering.
" High level of analytical ability and strong engineering judgement in developing solutions to engineering problems.
" Strong problem-solving skills
" Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
" Ideally experience in using software tools such as Matlab/Simulink, Python, Finite Element Analysis packages.

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