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Sphere Solutions
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Applications Engineer

South Wales (Blackwood)

£35,000k- £37,000k / per annum

Sphere solutions are currently recruiting for a Applications Engineer to work for a regional manufacturing company in Blackwood, South Wales. Our client has a global reputation for service excellence and dedicated customer support. They support the global drive to Net Zero and ensure the continued and reliable delivery of electrical energy millions of people rely on to power their world and prosper.

Job Summary:

Working within the Engineering Department the role of the Applications Engineer is to produce Engineering Specifications and Purchase Order Requisitions; also, to provide technical support for the Engineering contract designers to produce Bills of Material and Electrical and Mechanical drawings for Manufacturing and Customers (in accordance with the contract).

The Role:

* To determine the appropriate ratings and performance requirements from Tendering Specification and check the equipment being supplied complies with the customers switchgear

* To ensure the operational and performance requirements of the customers application (e.g.,

* Current, Voltage and fault ratings, etc.) are complied with by the appropriate HSS equipment.

* To issue detailed Engineering Specifications for the Mechanical and Electrical Contract

* Designers, Manufacturing and Procurement departments for the Switchgear, and design

* To create and issue Purchase Order Requisitions for relays and other ancillary equipment as required to meet the requirements of the Engineering Specification, using the Company

* To liaise directly (and via BRUSH Commercial Department) with customers engineers on all technical matters relating to the specific contract.

* To design and produce internal software schemes where required to enable the overall scheme to function and provide technical assistance to Test Department when required.

* Assist with manufacturing and quality investigations.

* Assist manufacturing with Continuous Improvement implementation.

* Support the implementation of RoadMap projects.

The Candidate:

* Ability to work under own initiative creating project plans, milestones and deliver on time in full.

* Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment

* Good communication and interpersonal skills

* Have a disciplined and enthusiastic approach, which captures the commitment of others

* Influencing and negotiating skills

* Detail oriented with the skill set to resolve problems

* Ability to present data effectively

* Problem solver with a methodical approach and an eye for detail

* Good IT skills in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project

* Knowledge of quality systems

* Working knowledge of business systems HUMAN RESOURCES Job Description Form Doc No 3677 Form Rev Jun 21

* Understanding of engineering drawings and manufacturing processes

* Knowledge of relevant industry switchgear standards


* A minimum of 3 years of working within the switchgear industry

* Commercial experience and/or BRUSH Switchgear product knowledge considered.

* Experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment.

* Experience of dealing with customers and suppliers


* Qualified to HND/Degree level in an Electrical Engineering Discipline

On offer, is the opportunity to work for a regional manufacturing company in the heart of Wales on a long term project.

Needless to say, if you are open to new opportunities and would like to discuss in greater detail please don't hesitate to get in touch
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