Excellent opportunity for an experienced Technical Support / Applications Engineer to join a highly successful company specialising in packaging machinery solutions to the fresh produce sector.
SALARY: £30,000 to £36,000
BENEFITS: Company Car Pension Private Health 25 Days Holiday (rising to 30, plus Bank Holidays)
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Liverpool, The Wirrall, Birkenhead, Warrington, Manchester,
JOB SPECIFICATION: Technical Support / Applications Engineer
Reporting to the Technical Director you will be working closely with the sales and engineering teams you will be responsible for providing technical support from inception to completion of projects, ensuring that projects are delivered on time and budget. Given the close relationship that you will have with customers, you will be required to make site visits and surveys, from time to time.
Technical Support / Applications Engineer Duties will involve but not be restricted to:
·Delivering and managing the project through all, phases including analysis, planning, execution and closure with the inclusion of Technical / Business Development Director and Area Sales Managers.
·Presentations will be required to deliver project either at the office or customer sites
·Lead the planning and implementation with area Sales Managers ensuring projects are delivered on budget within schedule.
·Develop in conjunction with Technical and Business Development Director project plans and facilitate the project scope, goals, task, resources (Engineering team)
·Reporting to Technical Director and liaising with Business Development Directors on progress for all projects ensuring customers interest are best served.
·Managing project budget throughout the life cycle
·Deal with suppliers on machine specifications and liaise with management team
·Conclude and achieve all relevant technical details for each product from supplier
·Assist in new product sourcing
·Assist is automation design within workshop and end-user
REQUIREMENTS: Technical Support / Applications Engineer
·Degree / HNC pref Electrical Engineering
·A proven track record of working on project managing complex technical projects
·IT solutions design and delivery background
·A good understanding of electrical / mechanical capabilities for complex installs
·CAD drawing read and draw (AutoCAD / Google sketch)
·A strong team player with a flexible approach
·Highly motivated with the willingness to learn
·Strong analytical skills and logical structured approach
·Proactive and energetic in work situation, seeking to get things done and deal with a variety of tasks.
·Effective communicator with a positive and confident altitude both written and verbally
·Able to make technical commercial decisions and work on their own accord
·Support sales people and present the specification, help illustrate with PowerPoint, sketches or CAD drawings, assist sales with Costing etc.
One of the UK’s leading providers of specialist packaging and marking equipment for the food industry, providing complete solutions including net packaging, check weighers and metal detectors, ink jet marking and labelling systems.
Established market leadership in the UK fruit and vegetable packaging market over the last 30 years with its range of Giro netting machines and consumables. Whilst these packs have been an established feature on the shelves of the UK’s major supermarket chains for some years, the company has recently introduced a number of new ranges which have developed its position still further within the UK food & beverage industry.
Their range of products now includes check weighers and metal detectors, customised print & apply label systems, ink jet coding and marking machines including high resolution piezo ink jet systems for printing outer cases.
It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Technical Support, Applications Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer
Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Tony Moroney quoting Technical Support / Applications Engineer and reference TM14881 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683310 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.