Engineering

Trainee Application Engineer

Full Time Permanent

South Wales Jobs

TRAINEE APPLICATION ENGINEER

This business is one of the largest companies in the world, in their specific field, supporting the world’s most prominent brands. With over 13,000 dedicated employees, they operate in 26 countries today.

They have a history that goes back over 100 years, and yet they continue to be at the forefront of what they do.

Trainee Application Engineer Package and Benefits

* £32,000 – £35,000

* 37.5 hours per week (considering the nature of the role, flexibility will be required)

* An opportunity to travel nationally and internationally

Commutable From: Cardiff, Newport, Barry, Bridgend, Bristol,

Trainee Application Engineer Role Overview

On behalf of our client, we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to train towards and develop in the role of Application Engineer. In this exciting and varied role, you will learn to provide hands-on support and assistance to their customers, ensuring their product meets performance and application expectations.

* As the majority of your time will be on-site at customer’s manufacturing facilities you must be willing to undertake extensive national and international travel (up to 60% of your time), often at short notice.

Candidate Requirements

* The Trainee Application Engineer will be educated to a minimum of HNC level, or equivalent, in a mechanical/electrical engineering discipline and ideally, you will be time-served.

* It would be advantageous to have knowledge of 2D AutoCAD.

* You will possess excellent computer skills (i.e. MS Office) and will have a strong health & safety ideology.

* As the majority of your time will be on-site at customer’s manufacturing facilities you must be willing to undertake extensive national and international travel (up to 60% of your time), often at short notice.

* You will not be phased at the prospect of conveying complex, technical information in an easy-to-understand way and to be able to persuade others to your way of thinking.

* Adept at dealing with all levels within an organisation, from production line employees to Director level. You will also be comfortable with report writing, being able to concisely and accurately make your point in a logical and understandable way.

Key Responsibilities

* You will shadow the existing Application Engineers to learn all about the role, to the point of eventually taking sole responsibility for tasks and projects associated with the job.

* You will travel to customer manufacturing plants to undertake line audits prior to installation of new equipment and also during trial runs and first-off production runs.

* Develop your knowledge to become a knowledge guru, providing troubleshooting support, line efficiency recommendations, fault-finding expertise and operator training.

* Involved with technically skilled colleagues, making recommendations for new projects based on drawings, product capabilities and application line capabilities.

In short, you will become one of the company’s representatives at the customer’s site, promoting their services through the effective and efficient application of your skill and expertise.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

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