Applications Engineer (UK)

The Position We are looking for an Applications Engineer to embark on a rewarding journey with us at Mpac, where your passion for quality and teamwork will thrive. Team Mission & Values Our mission is to create automation ecosystems that...

The Position

We are looking for an Applications Engineer to embark on a rewarding journey with us at Mpac, where your passion for quality and teamwork will thrive.

Team Mission & Values

Our mission is to create automation ecosystems that enhance the manufacturing world to adapt and grow, effectively and efficiently.

We pride ourselves on our exceptional service, and our integrity & passion make us stand out from the crowd. Our collaborative approach fosters an environment of growth, innovation and excellence, built upon a solid foundation of industry-leading standards and practices.

As a Applications Engineer you will;

  • Be a key player in supporting our sales team with converting opportunities into revenue across all products and services.
  • You will be apart of an Applications Engineering team of 6 plus an Applications Engineering Manager however, this role will gain exposure to working closely with Senior Management, Sales, Technical and Application teams.

Core Functions & Obligations

  • Be the trusted partner of the customer
  • Deliver technical solutions and roadmaps
  • Deliver technical presentations
  • Deliver project costings
  • Manage tender delivery
  • Support project teams during implementation phases with technical leadership.
  • Actively build relationships with internal and external key stakeholders

Core Deliverables / Outputs

  • Effectively communicate, present and sell the business products and services along with the full range of USP’s, including creating flow diagrams, 3D models, layouts and animations.
  • Develop the best value technical solution to meet the customer’s needs.
  • Develop roadmaps that take account of technical and commercial risk and ensure our proposed solution can be successfully delivered without undue risk to either us or the customer.
  • Support the sales team during customer visits by providing technical presentation of the concept, features and benefits.
  • Evaluate and generate project costs and quote engineering change requests supporting the project’s dedicated Programme Manager, ensuring tenders are commercially viable and project schedule is maintained.
  • Take full ownership of the technical solution development, ensuring the validation process is followed and delivered.
  • Develop specifications for the supply chain partners and ensure they operate in line with and demonstrate a clear understanding of our needs.
  • Support the project teams during the implementation phases with strategic and technical leadership.
  • Work with all Mpac Lambert colleagues to ensure compliance with ISO14001, ISO9001 and OHSAS18001 and support a culture of Lean and Continuous Improvement by complying with appropriate Standard Operating Procedures.

What We Are Looking For

  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels adjusting approach or communication channel to suit the circumstances.
  • A proven, high level of understanding of general engineering, machine building processes and project Lifecycle.
  • The ability to conceptualise complex and value added automation solutions, through application and development of innovative in-house processes and incorporating the best technology available.
  • Technically competent with various software programs, such as Microsoft office, SolidWorks, AutoCAD etc.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills together with strong interpersonal and negotiation skills at all levels

Desirables But Not Necessities

  • Experience of operating at a senior strategic level with a proven, high level of commercial awareness.
  • Developed coaching and team management skills.
  • Valid Driving Licence.
  • A relevant degree or be vocationally educated (HNC, HND, apprenticeship) in an Engineering discipline.
  • Good commercial acumen along and with an understanding of market pricing and competitor influence.

Why Mpac?

  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • £50 per year towards Dental
  • £50 per year towards Optical
  • Perkbox – discounts & wellness resources and celebration hub
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • 4% company pension contribution
  • Pension salary sacrifice options
  • Company social events
  • Company sick pay

 

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