Application Engineer

Bedford, UK
Closing date
9 Oct 2020

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My client is a worldwide automotive engineering business with a premium range of specialist products used in the automotive industry. If you have any connection with the commercial vehicle industry you will definitely be aware of this employer.

Working with OEM manufactures and specialist vehicles builders, the company is involved with both new build and development projects across the world.

Job Description

Due to an internal promotion my client is looking for an APPLICATIONS ENGINEER to join the company's existing team in Bedfordshire.

It will be your responsibility to liaise with the company's OEM clients within the automotive industry ensuring that their products meet the challenge set out by the customers.

You will travel to OEM sites throughout the UK in order to interface with customer design teams to ensure that the company's products will meet the given criteria, both in physical and performance terms. You will also need to ensure that both electronic & software systems successful integrate with the OEMs products. It will be your responsibility to manage these ongoing partnerships throughout the lifecycle of the project which can be over many years.

This is an excellent opportunity to have a career with a world leader in drivetrain technologies, working in both new product development and in the upgrade of existing vehicles which are already in operation. This will also give you the opportunity to work in many diverse markets which will include public transport and specialist service vehicles all the way through to the defence industry.

To be considered you will need to demonstrate:

* A degree level education in an electrical, automotive or mechanical engineering subject

* A background in drivetrain, automotive mechcanical design or powertrain design, possibly with some exposure to applications engineering and vehicle management systems

* Excellent customer facing skills

* Full drivers licence with no more than three penalty points.

Candidates with experience in the engineering of drivetrains for electric vehicles are especially encouraged to apply for the role.

In return the company offers a competitive basic salary with bonus; a structure training and development programme; private healthcare; pension; life insurance; company credit card and use of a pool vehicle whilst on company business.


Please apply online for this role with your most recent CV and a cover letter explaining why you should be considered for this role.

I look forward to hearing from you.

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