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Applications Engineer

Job Title: Applications Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Industry:
REF: 89259
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Bimi Felix
Email: bimi@hero.ie
Telephone: 091730022

Applications Engineer

Our client, a manufacturing company in Galway are currently looking to recruit an Applications Engineer for their site.

Essential Functions:
  • Design, develop, introduce, modify, improve, and/or advance fastening solutions to potential customers who may have an application but who have not yet identified a suitable solution.
  • Support sales activity for key customers with calls and visits as necessary.
  • Coordinate testing required for prototypes, pilot production and final customer acceptance.
  • Coordinate all development activities with Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality, Finance, Installation and Sales & Marketing.
  • Generate manufacturing costs and submit to pricing co-ordinator.
  • Provide technical support to customers/distributors and to Regional Managers.
  • Generate, lead and conduct training sessions with either distributor or customers as appropriate.

Other
  • Undertake research to support the learning of new processes, products and technologies.

Other Duties:
  • Communicate with all levels of support functions including management.
  • Train groups of people in new technologies, processes and products.
  • Travel to promote the organisations application engineering product development offering, new product releases, visit customers and Authorised Distributors as necessary.

Requirements:
  • Third level degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years engineering experience.
  • Project management skills with proven experience.
  • Application Engineering skills with proven track record solving problems and working in cross functional teams bringing concepts from idea to market.
  • Proficient with Solid Modelling software (Pro/E preferred), Microsoft Office and Project Management tools.
  • 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.
  • Flexibility in schedule to allow for travel.

For further information on this Applications Engineer role in Galway please contact Bimi Felix on 091730022 / bimi@hero.ie
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