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Job Overview

Application Engineer

Job Title: Application Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Industry:
Salary: £30,000
Reference: 9419
Contact Name: James Field
Contact Email: james.field@kensingtonconsulting.co.uk
Job Published: September 16, 2021 15:22

Job Description

Job Title: Application Engineer
Location: Manchester
Salary: £25k - £30k 
Job Type: Permanent 

A worldwide manufacturer specialising in bespoke valve engineering is hiring an Application Engineer, who will support the sales team with technical queries around specifications and testing. 

The key deliverables for this role are: 

  • Technical expertise and support to sales offices and business partners 

  • Identifying best product solution to meet customer needs

  • Facilitating delivery on orders with excellent support in line with key timelines and in particular on special builds and projects

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and preparing offers and technical proposals across the company portfolio in line with customer requirements.

  • Estimating costs and lead times with a range of options where required

  • Defining the manufacturing specification with clarified and finalised technical details

  • Calculating customised pricing as required

  • Providing technical assistance to our sales offices and customers

  • Being the go-to person for technical issues, owning these, and working with the sales offices to provide accurate and fast solutions

  • Developing systems to streamline processes and deliver a quick turnaround for the customer

  • Deviation List for the selected products

  • Creating SPL (Special Price) if required

  • Organising and participating in product promotion and application (e.g. training existing and new colleagues)

  • Identifying and implementing continuous improvement opportunities, including internal systems and procedures

  • Developing and maintaining a sound knowledge of process instrumentation and applications.

  • Collating product application information

Person Specification

  • Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Building Services, Electric, Physics, Chemistry)

  • 1+ year experience in a technical field 

  • Fluent in English and knowledge of a second European language a benefit

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Team player - Customer-centric approach, able to work to deadlines

  • IT literate – MS Office including advanced Excel. Training will be given on the company's in-house systems. SAP an advantage.

  • Ability to work in an international environment

  • Technically confident and familiar with engineered products 

  • Drives results and consistently meets deadlines 

  • Is commercially focused and understands the cost of delays, etc. 

  • Optimise work processes, and create efficient workflows.

Click apply or speak to James Field at 01257 244748 or email him at james.field@kensingtonconsulting.co.uk