Join our team: Application Engineer

Jan 09 in News

We are looking to expand our team.

Here’s the job specification for Application Engineer.


CAM programming for customer time studies and components. Use of the in-house 5 Axis CNC milling machine to undertake customer trials, demonstrations and R&D work. To liaise with the Technical team and Sales engineers, and methodically record all data.


• Minimum 5 ‘C ‘Grade GCSE grade passes or equivalent, to include Maths, English Language, IT (essential) • Computer literate: Able to use Microsoft Office (e.g. PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) to record and look up data. • Engineering Apprentice trained or experience of CNC milling is essential (Heidenhain of benefit) • Cad / Cam knowledge and experience is essential (Siemens NX of benefit) • Ability to use own initiative and work unsupervised • Ability to verbally converse professionally and confidentially to all levels of the management structure, employees and customers • Tech Hub based, but flexibility to work off site if required, flexible hours a possibility • Must be proactive and optimistic in their outlook


• Off-line programming of parts for time studies/ trials/ demonstration • Follow Company procedures to run the in-house 5-axis CNC milling machine to undertake customer projects/trials and demonstrations • Help to develop new tools and processes including R&D work. • Create and manage benchmark tests and record results in a presentable format. • All data to be recorded and kept up to date. • Use CAD / CAM to create NC programs. (Vericut of benefit, but training available) • Work off site with customers and partners on occasion if required. • Develop knowledge of tool design to manufacturing process. • Liaise with Technical & External Sales to check priority of work and goals. • Liaise with UK & European teams regarding customer projects. • Be involved with new technology and constant upgrading of systems/processes. • Assist with demonstrations and off-site exhibitions if required. • Always keep the demo room and equipment in a presentable condition. • Undertake application and product training if required.

• Responsible for undertaking cutting trials and time studies for customers along with R&D project work. • Recording all data and delivering accurate technical recommendations. • Keep up to date with new strategies and methods in order to get the best from the tools and win new business. • Communicate with the Technical /Sales team and sometimes customers on the results achieved. • Must be aware of health and safety regulations relevant to the company and industry. • The employee may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested.


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