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Hydraulic Applications Engineer - North West (Cheshire, Liv, Manc etc)

Automotive - Office & Commercial
Ref: 1252 Date Posted: Tuesday 11 Aug 2020
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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Hydraulic Applications Engineer to join their experienced team of product and applications engineers working primarily with OEM Customers throughout the UK. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest and competence in helping customers, by providing high quality, technically optimised fluid power and mechanical solutions and will be results-driven with an ability to work to deadlines.

Salary circa £35,000 - £40,000 + benefits

As a Hydraulic Applications Engineer, your key responsibilities will include

  • Qualification and prioritisation of customer RFQ’s.
  • Communicate with customer & sales team to interpret customer & application requirements and clearly define relevant application data.
  • Interpretation of detailed technical specifications, drawings and hydraulic circuits to ensure that offered products and solutions meet the required technical requirements.
  • Select products & develop solutions & proposals of primarily hydraulic (but also mechanical & electronic) products to satisfy customer application requirements.
  • Define and manage small modifications to standard product in order to replace competitor or obsolete products.
  • Commercially cost & prepare proposal of these solutions to point of negotiation by sales / commercial team.
  • Contract reviews, technical handover to sales support / purchasing and production teams & project kick-off meetings to ensure the specification is correct prior to supply.
  • Visit customer sites on occasion to better understand application needs & define optimal solutions.

To be successful in the role of Hydraulic Applications Engineer you must be able to demonstrate the following

  • Mechanical engineering degree or equivalent combination of qualification + experience.
  • NFPC to stage 2 and / or equivalent experience.
  • Comfortable with basic calculations & formulae (BODMAS). Candidates will be tested.
  • Experience in selection & proposal of hydraulic products and systems.
  • Strong understanding on hydraulic systems. Ability to interpret drawings and hydraulic circuits
  • Broad knowledge of hydraulic products & applications. (including Proportional control Valves)
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • An appreciation of the commercial side of engineering.

This position is based in Warrington and is easily commutable from St Helens, Northwich, Wigan and Manchester

If you are an experienced Hydraulic Applications Engineer seeking a new, fresh challenge in your career, please apply immediately.

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