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  • Job reference: RMS0181596

Senior Automation Application Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: North West England
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 26/06/2017
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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The Role:
Role Outline
Responsible for the 2nd line support for all Automation Solutions (PLC, HMI, Motion, Safety PLC and VSD) to serial OEM team and customers

Main Accountabilities
* Formulate partner and customer training to support the OEM team
* Support customers in the conversion of competitors products/software to the company
* Support in the migration of legacy products to a new solution
* Work with colleagues in the larger RMDR sales teams to support the Automation product range
* Identify cross BU opportunities and engage where appropriate
* Work with factories/product managers to develop new solutions and advise of any future requirements for hardware/software
* Provide technical and application support for PLC, HMI, motion, safety PLC and machinery drives
* Consider the wider product offering to develop OEM business for the company
* Support internal application engineers as required by the business
* Provide product specifications and assistance with solution architecture
* Provide internal and external training as required for both company personnel and external customers

Position Interactions
➢ OEM team
➢ UK Field Sales Manager
➢ LV Drives LBU manager
➢ Drives Solutions Business Manager
➢ Internal Sales
➢ Other Sales Managers both Product and Service
➢ Channel Partners
➢ Field Service Engineers.
➢ Customers at various levels
➢ Channel Management

➢ Deliver excellent customer service through sales support activities
➢ To develop added value solutions from Drives & Automation products.
➢ Cross BU coordination
➢ Time management

The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* HND/HNC in Electrical Engineering
* Understanding and programming ability of automation systems (PLC/HMI/Motion, Safety PLC and VSD)
* Demonstrate excellent customer focus
* Self-motivated to work both in a team and as an individual
* Ability to prioritise workload

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Presentation skills to perform training sessions
* Business acumen
* Results orientation

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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