Job reference - 402
Location - Andover, Hampshire
Salary - up to £55,000 + benefits
Job type - Permanent
Working Hours - Mon - Fri
We have an exciting opportunity for an Applications Engineer to join a reputable business, based in Andover Hampshire.
The Applications Engineer role is predominantly an office-based role and will be focused on the estimating and initial design of projects from £100,000.00 and upwards. The role will include client-facing meetings and site visits to support the Key Account Managers technically and to enable the successful candidate to fully understand the client's brief.
Key skills required for an Applications Engineer:
Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a similar role.
Strong practical electrical and mechanical engineering knowledge.
Experience in estimating high turnover capital projects in different industries
Handling of the supply chain to ensure the company brand is upheld
Strong attention to detail
A balanced technical and commercial outlook
IT skills, fluent with Outlook, Excel, & Word.
Key responsibilities for an Applications Engineer:
Liaising and working with the Key Account Managers, Technical/Design Team, and supply chain as well as issuing RFI’s to clients on behalf of the Key Account Managers when required.
Reading and understanding client specifications
Estimating/costing projects from the client’s specification or Key Account Managers brief
Ensuring the tender return deadlines set by the Key Account Manager are met
Liaising with our supply chain to get project-specific information and quotations
Producing quotations that are spec-compliant and ensuring we offer VE opportunities where possible whilst pointing out both opportunity and risk areas to the client and internal teams
Writing of bid letters/tender responses as well as producing compliance documents
Carrying out front end cost studies, designs, and feasibility studies on behalf of the Key Account Managers
Supporting the Key Account Managers with customer meetings and site visits
Liaising with the technical team to produce the necessary drawings and technical submittals to support our tender return
Producing and updating internal price lists by liaising with our supply chain
Producing of pricing tools/calculators
Ensuring that the system wording is correct, up to date and technically compliant whilst being written in a client-friendly way
Sitting in project handovers to explain how the projects have been designed once the order comes in
Attending the daily, weekly, and monthly Sales & Estimating Meetings
So, if you are an Applications Engineer, or working in a similar role, and are looking for the freedom to manage your own workload without being micro-managed then please apply now!