Applications Engineer

Applications Engineer
Southampton, Hampshire
Up to £40k + Great Benefits

In this varied, technical & demanding role you will be responsible for direct interaction with customers in support of new and existing products and applications. 

This role would suit an engineer who has worked around engines, generators, pumps & control systems and other similar technology. You'll probably be a generalist and know a little about a lot.  Meeting the customer early on in the process, you'll identify and scope out the architecture of the new system and understand what the customer is looking for and then produce a design specification. You'll be a general point of contact for the customer and liaise with them about any technical questions or concerns they might have. 

You'll probably have to travel a few days at a time up a maximum of a week, maybe a couple of times a month. This could be anywhere in the world.


A true hands-on engineering all-rounder with experience of high-speed machinery, electronic control systems and power electronics. 

Ideally some experience in the automotive or power generation industry with a solid understanding of diesel engines, generator sets, sensors, data acquisition technology, motor drives, inverters, high speed rotating equipment.

Recent degree or equivalent in a scientific or technical subject preferred. 

A proven track record in customer facing roles, and able to represent the company to a very high professional standard. 

Experience and understanding of mixed mechanical, electrical, electronic/software and control systems. 

I.T. Skills - Microsoft Office, ERP/MRP, Networking, Solidworks, Labview, Adobe

Multiple Language skills are desirable 

Available to travel overseas at short notice and occasionally for long periods 

Holds a current passport and EU/UK driving Licence.

This position would suit an Engineer who enjoys working in a varied and technically challenging environment. This might suit someone working as a Pre Sales or Project Engineer.

Benefits Package:

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • 27 days holidays per year plus bank holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free parking on site

Additional Payments

£40 per night away during the week and £200 per night away at weekends.

This company works a 4.5 day week

If you would like to apply for this opportunity please send me your CV in MS Word format or call me for an informal discussion. 

We will never send your CV to our clients without consulting with you first.

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Vacancy Details

Posted: 14/02/2018

Ref No: DW3383

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Hampshire, Hampshire, UK

Salary: £30000.00 - 40000.00 per annum

Contact: David Watts

Call us on: +44 (0)1329 828 007