Applications Engineer

Swift Temps Ltd
Burgess Hill
06 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client are a global leader in the field of development supplying quality metrology instruments throughout the world and they currently have an opportunity for an experienced Applications Engineer to join their team. As Applications Engineer you will play a key role in supporting the businesses customers and worldwide distributors through training and technical assistance.

Reporting to the International Director and General Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

* Maintain up to date, detailed knowledge and understanding of product portfolio

* Ensure continuous awareness of product changes / improvements and developments

* Develop and maintain training materials to support customer / distributor product understanding

* Deliver training courses on software based optical measuring systems to worldwide customers and distributor network

* Assist distributors with customer part analysis, prior to order

* Responsible for both UK and Export customers’ technical enquiries

* Provide expertise, advice, guidance and assistance to customers and distributors

* Receive, answer and resolve application queries

* Foster client relationships on an ongoing basis

* Take an active role in the organisation and planning of Exhibitions / Trade Shows and attend to promote and perform product demonstrations

To be successful in the role of Applications Engineer, you may have previously worked as a Software Engineer, Technical Engineer or Pre-Sales Engineer and you will possess the following qualities:

* Good level of academic achievement, ideally in a Mechanical Engineering related discipline

* Experience of working within Mechanical Engineering or Metrology / Inspection

* Experience in office and field based Customer Service

* Ability to impart software-based training to a varied audience

* Use of CAD software and CNC systems would be a distinct advantage

* Ability to work proactively, independently and flexibly

* Excellent project / time management skills

* High level of planning and personal organisational skills, with the ability to work under pressure

* Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office specifically, Excel, Word and PowerPoint

* Comfortable with extensive international travel / visit to distributor network.

* Must hold a valid UK driving licence

This position is based in West Sussex and is easily accessible from Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill, Crawley, Horsham, Hassocks, Maresfield, Uckfield and East Sussex.

If you are an experienced Applications Engineer, looking for a new challenging opportunity with both national and international travel, then please apply immediately. In return, our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package

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