Applications Engineer in towcester

towcester, united kingdom
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£ 60,000 - £ 65,000 per year
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jonathan wrate, randstad technologies
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job description

Randstad are recruiting for an Applications Engineer for a client based near Towcester, Northamptonshire. They design and produce a range of jamming equipment and other specialist equipment for use in the high level military and internal security domains.

The Applications Engineer serves as a primary technical product resource, interacting with customers, sales and engineering regarding technical issues or potential new applications for their highly specialised products.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyzes customer requirements and provides technical solutions and related documentation to assist the business development staff in the sale of company products and systems
  • Serves as the technical expert, providing technical support to sales executives, customers and leadership throughout the pre-sales, sales and post-sales processes
  • Responds to customer inquiries concerning system features and applications, pre-sale and post-sale. Refers as necessary to appropriate personnel
  • Interacts with engineering and commercial groups to suggest basic design improvements to equipment
  • Introduces Company products and services to new and existing customers through visits, product presentations, demonstrations, training courses and telecommunications contact
  • Prepares technical content for proposals and supports creation of system block diagrams and top level BOMs
  • Provide technical problem solving and product application support to both external and internal customers
  • Interacts with customer technical element as well as senior level customer decision makers
  • Provides assistance with onsite system implementations & customer training
  • Works under deadlines and subject to heavy workloads
  • Responds to customer inquiries concerning system features and applications, pre-sale and post-sale
  • Role is mission critical to securing prospective and retaining current high margin military contracts
  • Prepares quotes, liaises with customers, product training, proposals, technical writing, etc.
  • Domestic and international travel up to 25% - including the USA and Germany

Education and Experience

  • BS Degree in Electrical engineering (or equivalent experience), business degree with technical sales and proposal background, or industry experience working with these products
  • Must be a UK citizen - Security Clearance is required

This is a permanent position with a salary of £60,000-£65,000.

If you are interested, please make an application at your earliest convenience.

Randstad Technologies Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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