Applications Engineer

From £29,000 - Kent

Posted: 24th, May 2020

Reference N°: 41624

Type: Permanent

The minimum salary offered for this position is £25,000 pa however the client may pay up to £30,000 pa to those candidates who can meet all key qualifications and abilities

he Company

A well-established engineering company that specialises in commercial vehicle and mobile plant safety.

The Role

The primary function of this role will be to support the global sales force and Applications Engineering teams developing bespoke products & modifications for their customers promoting current and new business. With the continued success of this business, the opportunity to develop inhouse Manufacturing may become available.

The candidate will also be required to support the Engineering Team ensuring all core products are suitable for our market applications and that the department continues to deliver exceptional service.

This role is customer-facing, providing technical support and telephone troubleshooting to all of Brigades customers upholding company image.

The position requires the candidate to be highly competent in all forms of communication and whilst it will be mainly office based it may include site visits at locations throughout the UK and possibly Europe as necessary.

The Candidate

Educated to Higher National Certificate (HNC) or NVQ with a technical emphasis in electrical/electronics or an Industry recognised apprenticeship with a major automotive OEM.

Minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above including Maths and English.

High level of numeracy and literacy.

Minimum of 2 years experience with automotive electrics and/or electronics.

Knowledge of electronics product development and Automotive OEM working practices.

Technical and computer application skills.

Must demonstrate basic knowledge of DC circuits, plus an understanding of analogue and digital electronics

Use of Electronic test equipment and tools

Computer application skills:

CAD (2D and also electrical schematics)

MS Office

At least 2 years of practical experience in a business to the business environment.

Able to demonstrate strong coordination skills.

Attention to detail is critical.

The Package

£25k- £29k including Benefits.


Private Healthcare

Bonus - 10% (On Average) paid 4 times per year (Feb/Mar/Jul/Oct)

Gym Membership - Upto £60 per month

Pension - Up to 5% matched

Probationary Period - 3 months

Eyecare Vouchers + Vouchers for Glasses

4 x Death In Service

Employee Benefits Assistance

25 days & 8BH (Increase by 1 day every 2 years)

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