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Applications Engineer | Proftech

Applications Engineer

  Coventry, West Midlands

Reference #: 894580_1655466404
Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Salary: £35000 - £40000
Sector: Technical & Engineering
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 17/06/2022

Applications Engineer

My client is currently seeking an experienced Applications Engineer.

The ideal candidate should have experience with CNC (3 axis plus) machine tool programming and setting.

Location: Coventry & Overseas Travel Required

Salary: Competitive 35-40k

Position Type: Permanent

Contract: Full Time- (Working Hours: Monday - Thursday 7.30am - 4pm, Friday 7.30am - 3pm)


  • Machine functional testing against in house test procedures
  • Machine programming and setup to produce customer parts to drawings
  • Machine and associated equipment preparation for customer trials, PDI & installation
  • Machine installation and customer training, including demonstrations
  • Good understanding of CNC programming (Siemens 840D preferred)

  • Process development and time studies
  • After sales support & service

This position requires a well-motivated, confident Applications Engineer who can demonstrate the following;

  • Must be open to travel and work at any of our global customers facilities
  • Experienced programmer / Setter (3 - 5 Axis) CNC machines (Siemens 840D is of advantage)
  • Experience of grinding would be an advantage (Threads, Worms, Gears)
  • Cary out machine levelling, alignments checks and training during installation
  • Excellent communication skills to train customers to use our machines
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Ability to read and understand electrical and mechanical drawings (Basic Level)
  • Ability to carry out fault finding electrical, mechanical and pneumatic/hydraulic (Basic Level) Competent in the use of computers, email and MS Office

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward thinking global market leader and to work within a skilled, friendly team. The company offers 25 days holiday per year + 8 statutory bank holidays. In addition to this there is an overseas travel allowance and time in lieu to compensate for any weekend travel. You will be provided with a company mobile phone & laptop. There is also a Pension & Health Care scheme in place.

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