A new position is being created for a trainee Applications Engineer to support the growth of a well established supplier of special purpose machinery.
Working within the sales department and reporting to the sales manager the role will consist of developing technical solutions and commercial proposals to satisfy customer enquiries including compiling cost estimates, producing project drawings and preparing technical specifications.
The ideal candidate will possess a qualification such as HNC / HND or Degree in an engineering discipline and will have worked in an industrial environment. Ideally medium to heavy mechanical, electrical or process engineering.
The ability to produce drawings using CAD is required with 3D experience being desirable.
IT literate with experience of Microsoft Office.
Good written and verbal communication skills are a prerequisite.
Hold a current driving license as travel within the UK will be required as will occasional overseas travel.
This role will suit someone currently working as an Applications Engineer, Sales Engineer or Internal Sales Engineer or Design Engineer with an interest in technical sales. CAD skills are strongly desired.