Applications Engineer

Job Description

Applications Engineer

Our client, an Automotive engineering company which specialises in vehicle electronics is looking to recruit an Applications Engineer.

Purpose of Role:
This is a customer-facing role, providing technical support and expertise to all customers and colleagues, including trouble shooting using all forms of communication including regular visits to customer sites as necessary.
Supporting the product development team in the development of new product ensuring they are suitable for all relevant applications supplied.
Application development including installation & modification of current products providing proactive feedback to the product development team. This may include liaison with suppliers as necessary.
Oversea customer visits will be necessary to support this role.

Key Responsibilities:
Providing exceptional customer service and a proactive approach
Product application and technical support to customers and colleagues on exciting and new product development biased to Aftermarket & Fleet business throughout the group.
Knowledge of OEM working practices and product development life cycles
Troubleshooting and customer support
Applications engineering
Preparation of application documentation including CAD technical drawings, specification and installation instructions
In house assembly/modification of products
Preparation, maintenance and reporting of technical detail for application installations/projects.
Support the development of an applications database for company products.
Provide technical information and support in the preparation of quotes/tender documentation, business development and initial fittings.
Support BDM's technically in quote support and business development and initial fittings
Lead training programs for internal and external customers

Person Specification:
Educated to NVQ level 3 with a technical emphasis in electrical/electronics OR an Industry recognised apprenticeship with a major automotive OEM.
Minimum of 5 GCSE's at Grade C or above including Maths and English.
Minimum 3 years' experience with automotive electrics and/or electronics.
Knowledge of OEM working practices and product development life cycles
Technical and computer application skills.
Must demonstrate high level of knowledge of DC circuits, plus understanding of analogue and digital electronics.
Computer application skills: MS Office
At least 2 years practical experience in a business to business environment.
At least 3 years' experience in a business to customer environment.
Able to demonstrate strong co-ordination skills.
Attention to detail is critical.

If you believe you fit the above specification then please get in touch with me TODAY!! This vacancy is based in the Kent area.

At Perfect Placement we specialise in Automotive Careers, so if this role has interested you or you would like to know about other Automotive Job in Kent please get in touch with Beth today.

To apply please send your current CV quoting Applications Engineer J83009, or for more details call Beth Allen at Perfect Placement.

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