Application Engineer

Job Locations IE-Galway-Galway
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 year ago(7/6/2021 9:03 AM)
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Reports to: Applications Engineering Manager

Our client is a leader in the design and manufacture of fasteners and are committed to providing quality, value-added products and services.

This full-time position within their Applications Engineering Team requires a self-motivated individual that can identify new application opportunities and conceptualize new ways to solve fastening problems for customers.


• Third level degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
• 1-3 years of engineering experience.
• Application Engineering skills with track record of solving problems and working in or with a cross functional team.

• Proficient with Solid Modelling software (Pro/E preferred) and Microsoft Office.
• Experience with engineering tools such as SPC.
• Experience using Business software (ERP systems, JDE preferred).
• Finite Element Analysis, desirable.
• Must be able to use laboratory testing tools as required (e.g. hand tools, tensile tester, hardness test equipment).
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills to interpret and communicate data accurately.
• Ability to read and understand technical drawings and specifications.
• Flexibility in schedule to allow for travel.


• Design, develop or improve fastening solutions to new and existing customers.
• Support sales activities for key customers with technical calls and visits as and when required.
• Coordinate testing required for prototypes, pilot production and final customer acceptance.
• Coordinate the development activities within the busines including Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality, Sales & Marketing, Finance and Installation equipment dept.
• Generate manufacturing costs and submit to pricing co-ordinator.
• Provide technical support to customers/distributors and to Regional Sales Managers.
• Coordinate, plan and conduct training with new and key distributors and customers.

Other Duties:
• Communicate with all business levels and support functions, including management.
• Provide in-house training in Application Engineering and product and solution offerings.
• Travel and promote Application Engineering and product development offering, including new product releases to external customers.
• Visit customers and Authorised Distributors as necessary.
• Undertake research to support the learning of new processes, products and technologies.


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