Applications Engineer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
South West
£35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�35,000 - �45,000 depending on experience + bonus circa �3,000 (paid annually) + 25 days holiday and
ATA Recruitment
Job Ref:
AB/SA/2 - 12083494

Applications Engineer

Location: Somerset

Commutable from: Yeovil, West Coker, East Coker, Bradford Abbas, Trent, Mudford, Chilton Cantelo, Yeovilton, Ilchester, Martock, Sherborne, Yetminster, East Lambrook and South Petherton

* �35,000 - �45,000 depending on experience
* Bonus circa �3,000 (paid annually)
* 25 days holiday and competitive matched pension (up to 5%)
* Life cover and fantastic opportunities to progress

ATA Recruitment is recruiting for an established manufacturer of mechanical equipment based in the heart of Somerset. Over the past ten years, this company has grown organically by �10 million and looking to continue this growth to achieve a further �5 million by 2023.

As a group, this business offers a range of bespoke services from sales, design, build, manufacture, supply, install and service of complex mechanical systems for various applications. Because of recent success and succession planning, my client is looking to recruit a dynamic and technically astute Applications Engineer to join a well-established team where you will receive an excellent onboarding programme to excel you within the business.

The ideal candidate will have a technical qualification with a background in mechanical, rotating or process related equipment therefore, if you have a background in a technical support/sales related role, and looking to work for a market leading organisation who are a true investor in their staff then please contact me on 01162167000 or email me at for a confidential conversation.

The role of the Applications Engineer will be as follows:

* 75% office based where you will review formal customer enquiries to determine project suitability and to understand the client's requirements
* Product selection, sizing of equipment and technical evaluation for all tenders
* Provide technical support to customers throughout the pre/post-order stage
* Support the external Sales Team during the technical and commercial bid evaluation phase
* Phone-based troubleshooting and technical support
* Project values can range from �700 - �1 million with sales process lasting up to 12 months for complex applications
* Reviewing new applications and to assist with R&D & site testing activities
* Quoting and order processing, cross-selling & upselling additional services and direct customer contact.
* Preparation of detailed contract handover documentation and negotiation on terms & conditions
* 25% site based working on project management activities - seeing the projects through to installation along with offering after sales and services
* You will be responsible for site surveys, organising RAMS, arranging site labour/equipment, ensuring the site is ready for installs and managing all installations

The ideal Applications Engineer will have the following:

* A mechanical or chemical qualification
* A track record in working with mechanical, process or rotating equipment either as an Applications Engineer, Internal Sales Engineer, Project Engineer, Project Manager or Technical Support type role
* Commercially & technically astute
* Based or willing to relocate to Somerset

The Benefits:

As the Application Engineer, you will join a market leader within their respective field, receive a fantastic training programme and an excellent remuneration package. You will also have a structured career path to excel you within the business and the larger group into roles s

Contact Details:
ATA Recruitment
Tel: 0116 216 7000
Contact: Ajay Bhella

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