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Applications Engineer

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Main purpose Working as a member of the Engineering Department the Applications Team will primarily provide support to sales and proposal related work, or other work as outlined by the Engineering Manager. The position will require teamwork with other business areas including design, quality, project management, supply chain and aftermarket. Applications from suitably qualified ex-military personnel (Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Marines) will be particularly relevant for this position but other qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Key Tasks & Accountabilities Core Tasks Review customer enquiries, recognizing and identifying key technical and commercial criteria. Selection of equipment with associated auxiliary systems. Determine and have responsibility for all costs (material and labour) in the PB standard format and agree price to customer with sales. Issue enquiries to sub-vendors for ancillary equipment. Evaluate sub-vendor quotations both technically and commercially and select vendors for inclusion in tender. Prepare budget and detailed technical and commercial tenders. Gather, prepare and arrange bid supporting information in a format suitable for client submission. Work to client driven deadlines. Support sales and technical staff in bid clarification meetings at customer locations worldwide. Use and update PB CRM system. Work with PB sales tools, methods and strategies. Oversee the creation of technically compliant drawings to submit with the bid. Additional Tasks (in conjunction with other functions within the company) Determining the delivery time possible to suit each customers requirement and provide production schedule to demonstrate. Assist the sales department in determining contract conditions, financial requirements, cash flows and carry out commercial and financial checks. Attend international exhibitions to converse with customers and suppliers. Review and understand client specifications, including chairing specification review meetings. Work with SCM to find and evaluate potential new sub vendors. Complete sub vendor bid tabulations. Carry out dual-use checks for export compliance. Future Tasks (through personal development and training within the company) Carry out performance calculations using dedicated software. Knowledge, Skills and Experience Must have relevant engineering experience. Knowledge of steam turbines or gas compressors and associated systems advantageous. Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Outlook. Communication skills, both written and verbal. Qualification Degree/HND in a related engineering discipline (mechanical preferred). Travel Domestic and international travel is required to support project presentations, bid clarification and project kick-off meetings. Interested applicants will be expected to and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted
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  • Job Reference: 706062566-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Forces Recruitment Solutions Group Ltd
    Forces Recruitment Solutions Group Ltd
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £45,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent