Lead Applications Engineer

Location Manchester
Discipline: Polymers
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££55k - 65k per year
Contact name: Liam Connerton

Contact email: Liam.Connerton@sciencesr.com
Job ref: 6062
Published: 6 months ago

Science Solutions Recruitment are looking to recruit on behalf of one of our clients based in Manchester for a Lead Applications Engineer position.

In order to be considered for this position as a Lead Applications Engineer, you must possess significant experience in industry in a similar position. This role has an emphasis on facing customers, any customer facing experience is highly advantageous.

As a Lead Applications Engineer, you will be responsible for liaising with customers to understand their specific design requirements, taking a leadership role in design validation and qualification testing and also working closely internally across cross functional teams.

Sealing design experience is essential for this role. 

Role requirements

  • Educated to bachelors level minimum in chemistry, materials engineering, polymer chemistry, mechanical engineering or a similar field.  
  • Significant previous experience in industry, any previous customer facing experience is highly desirable.
  • Experience in working with high temperature polymers such as PTFE, PFA and PEEK.
  • Strong understanding of engineering design, modelling and simulation software.
  • Experience of using composite in fluid management applications is advantageous.

Role responsibilities

  • Engaging with customers during all stages of product life cycle to thoroughly understand their specific design requirements while providing world call solutions to any issues that arise.
  • Work closely with both the R&D and sales team.
  • Attend educational workshops as and when required to maintain professional and technical knowledge and keeping up to date with new industry technology.
  • Take up a leadership role in design validation and qualification testing.