Applications Engineer

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Salary Description
dependent on experience
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Applications Engineer

£35,000 - £38,000 a year



  • 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.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company pension
  • On-site parking


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Coventry, CV5 6UB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)

Workforce Manufacturing are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions. We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!! We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help. mfr37

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