Application Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Automation & controls

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Highly Competitive Salary, Car Allowance, Bonus Scheme, Pension & Healthcare

  • Contact:

    Charles Cureton

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446105

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Due to growth and a strong order book a leading systems integrator and provider of automation solutions is currently recruiting an Application Manager. You will have a good exposure to handling technical quotations, estimates and costings

Commutable from: Shrewsbury, Telford, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Bridgnorth, Cannock

Salary: Highly competitive salary, car allowance, bonus scheme, pension and healthcare

Suitable for: Application Manager, Bid Manager, Proposal Manager, Estimating Manager

The Role

You will be responsible for managing internal proposal team, overseeing and coordinating engineering resources to support complex proposals

Responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare quotations and specifications for automation application tenders, within the set deadline date
  • Oversee and manage the internal tenders team at office
  • Liaise with the sales team, to include project updates, latest industry technologies
  • Handle sales and project customer requests for information
  • Deliver a high quality service to customers, maintain the company’s reputation as a leading edge systems integrator
  • Provide technical support and training to the tenders team
  • Manage and control engineering resources to support complex technical bids
  • Attend customer survey, tender and project review meetings when required
  • Adhere to all relevant standards and work to the Company’s ISO9001:2015 registered quality procedures
  • Comply with all company procedures as defined in various documents including the Quality Manual, Staff Manual and Health & Safety Manual
  • Cooperate with company activities such as supporting fellow engineers and assisting with sales and site support
  • Maintain excellent working relationship with customers, suppliers and company staff
  • Work outside normal hours in order to meet required deadlines
  • Travel within the UK and overseas

The Person

  • Qualified to degree level in electrical/electronic engineering
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Detailed knowledge of systems integration incorporating variable speed drives, robotics, PLCs and SCADA/HMI technologies
  • Strong communication skills in all areas
  • Capable of using initiative and paying close attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, capable of prioritising
  • Ability to work either individually or as part of a team
  • The ability to build relationships quickly and effectively
  • Knowledge and experience of some of the following is a requirement:
    • Variable Speed Drives
    • SCADA
    • PLC
    • Fieldbus
    • Robotics
    • Industry 4.0

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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