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Applications Engineer

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Applications Engineer - Swindon

£25,000 - £27,000 Per Annum - Engineering
Ref: 1188 Date Posted: Monday 06 May 2019
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Applications Engineer

Swindon, Wiltshire

£25,000 - £27,000 Per Annum

Applications Engineer Role:

Reporting to the Technical Applications Manager, and working in a multi-disciplined team you will be responsible for the project management and satisfaction of technical requests received from customers.

Applications Engineer Goal:

Provide a ‘cradle-to-grave’ service to understand, plan and expedite the requirements of customer technical requests (CTR’s) and achieve their completion on time and to the agreed specification.  Proactively communicate and resolve any exceptions to your plan.

Applications Engineer Objectives:

  • Clearly define the requirements of each CTR and agree these with the customer stakeholder.

  • Schedule available resources to create and publish a visible and time phased plan to CTR completion.

  • Monitor the progress of your CTR plan and communicate exceptions that may arise.

  • Co-ordinate business resources to resolve CTR exceptions and communicate the  impact to your CTR plan.

  • Expedite the completion of your plan to CTR completion and/or first production order.


To be successful in this role, you will be personally motivated by a desire to operate in a planned and organised manner taking personal satisfaction from overcoming obstacles to achieve excellent customer service.

For tasks requiring your personal attention, an absolute commitment must extend to doing as you said you would within the timeframe you agreed to do so.  Your integrity as an employee will be discerned in relation to your ability to achieve this.


To be clear and decisive with regard to your responsibilities and expectations whilst providing you with the freedom and resources to improve the company’s delivery of application based projects.

Applications Engineer Skills & Knowledge:

  • Educated to a minimum of HND level or equivalent in Electronic or Electrical Engineering.

  • A strong engineering background of electro-mechanical products.

  • Knowledge of 2D/3D CAD.

  • Project Management skills and experience.

  • Ability to drive and affect project delivery.

  • Good communication and relationship skills.

  • Problem solver.

  • Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project.

  • Working to deadlines.

  • Self-motivated.

  • Commercial awareness.


Jackie Kerr Recruitment is an independent agency that has been established for 21 years.

We strive to provide the ultimate consultancy service to all our candidates. Whether you are looking for permanent or temporary work we pride ourselves in understanding our candidate’s requirement’s to ensure that we place you in your ideal role.

We have recently heavily invested in new Recruitment Software that provides an online portal. Simply visit jackiekerrrecruitment . com to enter your details and you will receive job alerts, hot off the press.

The portal enables you to update your information and CV at any time, so we always have your latest employment details on record.

So please visit our website and let us help you to find your dream job!

Please note: At Jackie Kerr Recruitment we receive a huge number of applications for each job that is posted. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of your original application, please go to our website jackiekerrrecruitment . com to apply for other jobs that may be suitable to you.