Application Engineer Jobs in Wokingham – England – UK at Fortis Recruitment Solutions

Title: Application Engineer

Company: Fortis Recruitment Solutions

Location: Wokingham – England – UK

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering, Electronics

Salary: Salary 40000 GBP Yearly GBP 40000 YEAR

My client, a leading Engineering company based in Wokingham are looking to recruit an experienced Application Engineer / 5 axis CNC Programmer on a full time permanent basis.

The main purpose of the role is to use the in-house 5 axis CNC Milling machine to undertake customer trials, demonstrations and general R&D work. You will liaise with the Technical team and Sales Engineers and methodically record all data. Candidates must be comfortable dealing with customers face to face.

Main Duties:

* Off-line programming of parts for time studies/ trials/ demonstration.

* Follow Company procedures to run the in-house 5-axis CNC milling machine to undertake customer projects/trials and demonstrations (using Heidenhain controls).

* Help to develop new tools and processes including R&D work.

* Create and manage benchmark tests and record results in a presentable format – all data to be recorded and kept up to date.

* Use CAD / CAM to create NC programs (Vericut of benefit, but training available).

* Work off site with customers and partners on occasion if required.

* Develop knowledge of tool design to manufacturing process.

* Liaise with Technical & External Sales to check priority of work and goals, liaise with UK & European teams regarding customer projects.

* Be involved with new technology and constant upgrading of systems/processes.

* Assist with demonstrations and off-site exhibitions if required.

* Always keep the demo room and equipment in a presentable condition.


* Responsible for undertaking cutting trials and time studies for customers along with R&D project work

* Record all data and deliver accurate technical recommendations.

* Keep up to date with new strategies and methods in order to get the best from the tools and win new business.

* Communicate with the Technical /Sales team and sometimes customers on the results achieved.

* Be aware of health and safety regulations relevant to the company and industry.

Education / Experience:

* Computer literate: Able to use Microsoft Office (e.g. PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) to record and look up data.

* Engineering Apprentice trained or experience of 5 axis CNC milling is essential (Heidenhain of benefit).

* Cad / Cam knowledge and experience is essential (Siemens NX of benefit).

* Ability to use own initiative and work unsupervised.

* Able to converse professionally and confidentially to all levels of the management structure, employees and customers.

Standard hours of work at 09.00 – 17.00 Monday to Friday covering a total of 37.5 hours per week.

An attractive salary of up to £42k per annum is on offer for the right candidate.

Please forward your CV for immediate consideration and interview.


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