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Senior Technical Applications Engineer

  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Electronics / HW Design, Management, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Other, Other, Quality & Compliance, Software Development, Support, Systems Engineering, Project Management
  • Date posted: 12/12/2017
  • Job reference: J376019A

Senior Technical Applications Engineer - Bristol or Leicester

A market leading FTSE 100 Defence organisation is currently recruiting for a Senior Technical Applications Engineer to take on a permanent position ASAP. The company is highly regarded for its employee recognition and vital position in today's market place. You will be a driven individual who is looking to work in a fast paced environment with supportive team in a diverse and challenging environment.

The Senior Technical Applications Engineer is part of the engineering Team and reports to the Chief Draughtsperson. The main purpose of the role is to ensure the needs of the engineering function are met by the technical applications available to them. The Technical Applications Engineer will work closely with both the engineering function (to capture and understand their needs) and the IT department (to deliver the tools).

The main responsibilities of the role are as follows:

  • Capture and manage the requirements of the current technical applications offering (primarily Teamcenter and NX).
  • Understand the current suite of technical tools used in the business, especially the PLM, Teamcenter Engineering, and provide expert knowledge and advice to the engineering team when
  • Promote better understanding of the technical applications within the engineering team Identify technical applications projects (upgrades, fixes, new tools, new user processes etc.) needed to improve performance. These will need to be fed-back to IT Technical Applications to evaluate and carry out the work.
  • Capture, define, record and disseminate best practice use of Technical Applications.

The successful candidate will display the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Ideally degree qualified (BEng or MEng) supplemented by relevant experience. Candidates with HND and supplemented experience will also be considered.
  • An expert knowledge of both Teamcenter and NX (essential)
  • Experience in the defence, nuclear, naval or aerospace sectors preferred.
  • Must be able to work well as part of a team and have good interpersonal skills to effectively liaise with all levels within manufacturing, supply chain and engineering.
  • Holds, or is eligible for SC Security clearance (essential)

What's on offer:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Pension scheme with up to 8% employer contributions
  • Life assurance
  • Share ownership scheme
  • Professional subscription support
  • Occupational Health services
  • Career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our award winning Investors in People Gold award Learning & Development teams.

If you would like to be considered for the aforementioned position please submit an application or contact Tom Dugmore on 0117 930 9775

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