Application Engineer - Protection & Control

Alexander McLyn
Newcastle Upon Tyne
From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum & Benefits
28 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Application Engineer - Protection & Control My client is a worldwide engineering business that has been manufacturing power distribution in a number of industrial sectors for over 50 years. They are at the front of research and development with a significant focus in product design and cutting edge development which is supported and pioneered by revolutionary engineering and personnel. Roles/Responsibilities: · Review and appraise customer specifications and provide summary notes including the specification’s alignment or otherwise with the clients products, both current and under development. · Demonstrate products to both internal and external audiences, on a one to one basis as well as international exhibitions. · Provide technical support data for the Contracts, Sales, and Marketing teams and help negotiate technical issues at customer level · Coordinate the development of protection & control sales from pre-sales and tendering through to implementation. · Train associates in existing and new technology and relevance to distribution network systems · Assist the Product Manager in identifying potential new markets/market segments, products and services for development. · Keep the Global Sales and Tendering teams up to date with new product development · Provide feedback for, and be part of the product development cycle Skills/Experience · Degree in a relevant subject (Electronic/Science/Engineering or equivalent) · Broad knowledge of protection & control devices · Experience of RTU’s, IED’s and PLC’s would be advantageous · Thorough knowledge of MS Office applications, including Word and Excel. ·Various SCADA platforms especially for the Electricity distribution industry. · Knowledge of embedded systems and software ·Track record of working overseas in difficult environments In return, our client offers an extremely competitive salary and the amount is negotiable depending on suitability and experience with an industry leading benefits package. This job was originally posted as