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Manufacturing Application Engineer

Your new company
Hays recruitment are looking for Manufacturing Applications Engineer. Our client is a leader in the design and manufacture of specialty self-clinch fasteners and are committed to providing quality, value added products and services. They are responsible for the design, development, and commercialization of innovative fastening solutions for European and global markets. This full-time position within our Applications Engineering Team requires a self-motivated individual that can identify new application opportunities and conceptualize new ways to solve fastening problems for our customers. Responsibilities include all activities related to the selection, specification and sale of the company’s products and solutions.

Your new role
  • Design, develop or improve fastening solutions to new and existing customers.
  • Support sales activities for key customers with technical calls and visits as and when required.
  • Coordinate testing required for prototypes, pilot production and final customer acceptance.
  • Coordinate the development activities within the business including Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality, Sales & Marketing, Finance and Installation equipment dept.
  • Generate manufacturing costs and submit to pricing co-ordinator.
  • Provide technical support to customers/distributors and to Regional Sales Managers.
  • Coordinate, plan and conduct training with new and key distributors and customers.
  • Communicate with all business levels and support functions, including management.
  • Provide in-house training in Application Engineering and client product and solution offerings.
  • Travel and promote client Application Engineering and product development offering, including new product releases to external customers.
  • Visit customers and Authorised Distributors as necessary.
  • Undertake research to support the learning of new processes, products, and technologies.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Third level degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 1-3 years of engineering experience.
  • Application Engineering skills with track record of solving problems and working in or with a cross functional team.
    • Proficient with Solid Modelling software (Pro/E preferred) and Microsoft Office.
    • Experience with engineering tools such as SPC.
    • Experience using Business software (ERP systems, JDE preferred).
    • Finite Element Analysis, desirable.
    • Must be able to use laboratory testing tools as required (e.g. hand tools, tensile tester, hardness test equipment).
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to interpret and communicate data accurately.
    • Ability to read and understand technical drawings and specifications.
    • Flexibility in schedule to allow for travel.

What you'll get in return

The successful candidate will get to work for a large company that is a leader in its field. You will get flexible hours of Mon – Thur 7am – 3.30pm & 7am – 2.30pm on Fridays. You will get a competitive salary of circa 35-40k. This position requires you to be onsite full time. Quarterly bonus, healthcare, pension and wellness programme amongst other benefits are also included.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #1108999

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