Applications Engineer

  • Job Reference: 25241016-2
  • Date Posted: 12 January 2017
  • Recruiter: Anonymous
  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £40000 - £45000/annum plus car, bonus and benefits
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Applications & Proposal Engineer

The Role

The Applications and Proposals Engineer will be responsible for developing winning concepts and solutions for our customers. Take the lead and ownership of a project during the sales phase, particularly in the areas of application design, layout, engineering, pricing and proposal. Identify and manage supplier and sub-contractor relationships during sales phase. Work in partnership with business development / sales managers, product management and external parties and ensure value creation. Provide the technical solution and coordination for all company and third party hardware and software aspects of a solution.

The Package

+ £40-45k basic
+ 5% Bonus
+ Company Car
+ Pension
+ Healthcare
+ Excellent benefits package

Tasks:

Project leadership:
+ Responsible for design and performance elements of the project/s. Motivates and leads internal and/or external resources to accomplish all tasks and milestones.

Project execution and control:
+ Manages the controls/project team allocated to the project, defining, with key stakeholders, the scope of work, cost/budget, resources required, time schedule and detailed work allocation. Monitors and controls project cost and financials.

Projects, processes and tools:
+ Ensures project follows sound methodology and execution practices in accordance with standard company internal directives and procedures. Ensures projects follow external standards etc. that influence activities and targets.

Networking:
+ Manages relationships with stakeholders, internal functions, other R&D teams in Technology Centre and/or Corporate Research Centres and external relevant parties (e.g. customers, academia).

Requirements:
Essential:
+ Engineering (BEng or MEng) qualification or equivalent
+ Robotics application/integration experience: machine vision, grippers, robot programming
+ RobotStudio and AutoCAD experience strongly preferred
+ Experienced project engineer with a track record of leading engineering projects

+ Good communication skills and able to present in a professional manner
+ Creative thinker and problem solver
+ Positive attitude and team player

Desirable:
+ Commercial and results oriented focus
+ Personal and change leadership
+ Market situation analysis/market intelligence