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Applications Engineer (Polymers/Composites)

  • £38000 - £40000 per annum
  • United Kingdom
  • Posted: 22/01/2020
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025419908

Job Details

An award winning Manufacturer who are part of globally backed Tier 1 businesses in the West Midlands are seeking an Applications Engineer to work with all areas of the business and the customers.

The role will require a Materials driven engineer to be the conduit between the production and the customer.

Whilst this manufacturer is encountering a lot of change, with multi-million pound capital equipment expenditure planned for 2020/21 and ongoing improvements happening constantly; this is a great and interesting time to get involved with the business.

This role is open to the right individual based anywhere in the UK and you can work remotely but you will obviously be required to be an office presence on occasion.

The key requirement is experience in polymers, compounds & composites and the will to travel UK wide and internationally in order to best represent the company.

Role: Applications Engineer (Polymers/Compounds/Composites)

Location: UK & International travel

Salary: up to £40,000 per annum + benefits

The key responsibilities for the Applications Engineer:

o Work closely with Production & Sales to be the bridge to the customer demand

o A history of developing relationships with customers and managing their technical requirements

o A strong understanding of the capabilities of compounds, polymers & composites to best service the customers

o Providing Value added products & services and being able to identify opportunities to improve the relationship with customers

o Experience of working in high volume and/or high value end use markets

o Representing the business across the UK & Internationally is an expectation of the role

o NPI exposure would certainly be advantageous

o A strong history in presenting to customers and representing the business in marketing activities including trade shows, conferences & external formal events.

Some of the requirements of the Applications Engineer will be:-

o Degree level education in Materials or Engineering

o Experience in customer facing is essential and being the commercial face of the business

o Essential knowledge of compounds, polymers, composites, carbon fibre processing methods is required

This is a great opportunity with a very progressive and forward thinking business that is has moved from a R&D facility to a 24/7 Production site. This is a business backed by 2 Global giants and will be looking for a someone with strong business acumen, commercial awareness, methodical thinking, technical knowledge & someone who is happy to work autonomously.

For the position of Applications Engineer apply online or call Sandeep Dhillon at Technical Network for more information.

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At Technical Network we use our relationships to represent Talent and Industry - with our specialist recruitment knowledge connecting the two. We specialise in manufacturing, engineering, scientific, aerospace, automotive and food & drink recruitment, focusing on technical and design roles from Executive positions right through the organisation to maintenance and production staff. We've been around a long time, so we really know our industries and sectors inside out and top to bottom.

So with us your time is always well spent.