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Customer Applications Project Engineer

  • Location:

    Peterborough

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £25 - 34 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kym Herring

  • Contact email:

    kym.herring@seismicgroup.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01275867411

  • Job ref:

    SEI5237C

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-03

Customer Applications Project Engineer – Peterborough/ WFH

Initial 24 Month Contract – up to £25 (PAYE) or £34 per hour (umbrella)

This is a fantastic long term contract opportunity for a Customer Engineering Project Lead to join our Client’s Engine Applications team. Acting on a global level this team are the primary technical interface with 3rd party customers and are responsible for product integration into their customers’ machines, from engine selection, validation through to production.

The role will require an element of regional and global travel to support key customer projects across 0.5L to 18L engines and will allow the candidate to broaden their technical and commercial experience, as well as develop deep expertise with product and market segments, customer product requirements, machine performance, NPI and customer management.

Key Responsibilities of the Customer Engineering Project Leader

  • Own customer technical relationship from project concept to delivery, supporting sales, acting as customer trusted advisor providing deep expertise on engine integration
  • Propose best technical engine solutions to customers to ensure the client is selected as primary engine supplier to meet the customers project goals for quality, time and cost
  • Advise how to improve machine efficiency & performance through ideal engine selection, knowledge of customer’s machines, rapid response to issues and requests for new designs
  • Approving customer machines for production by judging approval risk and balancing high installation standards with customers experience and machine requirements
  • Develop the technical expertise and A&I capabilities of the clients Dealers and Distributors to give a world-class service
  • Capture customer/ market sector future technical requirements and input these into the Product definition teams and NPI programmes

Key skills & Competencies required of the Customer Engineering Project Leader

  • Degree/ HNC Qualified or equivalent practical experience
  • Self-starter with strong technical leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively with team members and others in work group, as well as employees in other units, customers, and suppliers
  • Ability to drive actions through the organisation
  • Understanding of engine performance, design, field testing or manufacturing

This advert represents a summary of the full role description. The role is being made available by the end client on a contract/interim basis. To apply, please submit a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Applicants must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted.