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Applications Engineering Manager (Capital Equipment)

Applications Engineering Manager (Capital Equipment)

Posted 22 June by Milton Keynes Engineering Easy Apply Ended
My client is a principal supplier of machinery to the food sector. The company has become extremely well know in their field for producing complete turnkey manufacturing solutions to the sector, designing and building specialist equipment to order. With a worldwide presence they are an excellent employer and offer extensive opportunities to the successful candidate.

Due to expansion they are seeking an APPLICATIONS ENGINEERING MANAGER with experience in the design and build of high speed / high value machinery to be used in the FMCG industry.

Based at the company's headquarters in Peterborough you will manage the development of a single range of the company's high value capital equipment, ensuring it meets the changing standards of the industry and to keeps pace with clients requirements.

The role will be a high profile post and you will be seen as the subject matter expert in this field. You will work through proposals and contracts assessing technical viability, assessing and managing risk and ultimately underwriting these projects for the company. This will also carry the responsibility for resolving major technical problems within the build and installation of the equipment to the clients satisfaction.

The second purpose of the role is to drive the development of the equipment to ensure that the designs continue to meet and exceed the clients expectations, optimising the design and covering any technical issues arising. This will be via close contact with the customer and through technical forums, exhibitions and networking with the industry to ensure the machines are always at the forefront of industry requirements.

This is an engaging and high profile post within the business for the right engineer and will lead on to many opportunities within the engineering arm of this business

In order to be considered you must be able to demonstrate:

• A qualification in electrical or mechanical engineering ideally to degree level or equivalent

• A background in engineering management from the manufacturing sector ideally (but not exclusively) for the FMCG / food sector

• Prepared to travel both nationally and internationally as required

• Professionally presented and good customer facing skills, with a creative mind.

• Drivers licence with no more than three penalty points


In return the company offers a competitive basic salary, company vehicle allowance, uniform, product training, PDA, holiday, pension and other benefits associated with a company of its size.

The client will also consider a relocation allowance, subject to qualifying conditions.

Interested?

Please contact me at steve.dunn@reedglobal.com with a CV and a cover letter which hi-lights your abilities and gives an indication of your salary expectations. I look forward to hearing from you.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34535293

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