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Field Applications Engineer

Location Antrim, County Antrim, N. Ireland
Sector
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 6 days ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Jane Donnelly
Job Ref JD100_1568043486

Job Description

Field Applications Engineer

Location: Antrim

Salary: TBC

Grafton Specialist Recruitment has been retained to recruit a Field Applications Engineer based in Antrim.

The Role

To enable business growth via new business opportunities by completing engineering activities in the field, while maintaining a tight link to customer engineering teams and a direct link to R&D Engineering.

Responsibilities

  • Providing technical and project support in the Smart & Connected initiative for pre-RFQ / RFQ and advanced development projects
  • Act as the main local technical interface for our customers
  • Work with internal teams to ensure the company's roadmap is well aligned to future market demands, focusing specifically in the near horizon through to local sustaining support
  • Capturing technical and project requirements to ensure products are developed according to our customers' needs
  • Planning, preparing and conducting workshops & technical demos with customers
  • Translating the customer product expectations and requirements into effective product demonstrations
  • Preparing, conducting, documenting and assessing vehicle level testing
  • Providing the wider organisation with technical intelligence including market benchmarks and technical presentation material
  • Maintain direct links to the company Research & Development Engineering
  • Maintaining tight links with internal, sales, marketing and customer (OEM) engineering teams to ensure our organization is always up to date on all relevant technical and project developments/status

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, with 3+ years' experience in automotive R&D, vehicle electrical architecture, and/or diagnostics
  • Team oriented and flexible working style with strong self-discipline
  • Strong motivation and drive, coupled with excellent organization skills
  • Excellent communication, program management and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to carry out hands-on work during the development of customer demonstrations and customer support activities
  • Willingness to travel sometimes at short notice, typically 30 - 40% burden of role
  • Experience dealing and negotiating with customers, preferably tier 1 suppliers or automotive OEMs
  • Programming Skills (e.g. CAPL, C, C++, Java, etc) to create bespoke GUIs for customer demonstrators based on existing generic example

Desirable

  • Knowledge of relevant automotive systems (e.g. Telematics, ABS, EBS, ADAS, etc)
  • Knowledge of wireless technology and wireless applications (e.g. TPMS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 802.15.4, etc)
  • Experience with the electrical bus architectures of automotive OEMs including CAN, ISO11992 J1939, LIN, and/or FlexRay, and the use of relevant tools to test and diagnose them (e.g. CANalyzer, CANoe, etc)
  • Programming Skills (e.g. CAPL, C, C++, Java, etc) to create new technology demonstration content from scratch.

In return

You will receive a fantastic package, the opportunity to work for a key player in the industry and the opportunity to develop your career in a supportive environment.

Contact Details & Deadline

To be considered for this position, please forward your CV to jdonnelly@graftonrecruitment.com at Grafton Recruitment by clicking on the APPLY button on this page and attaching your CV.

The Grafton Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Grafton Recruitment, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across; Construction, Engineering, Accountancy & Finance, Financial Services & Insurance, Health & Safety, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing, Senior Manufacturing, Procurement & Supply Chain & Medical, Health & Social Care.

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