Role- Senior Applications Engineer


Salary- £50,000 - £75,000 per annum (dependent on experience)


Type- Permanent


Location- Slough (hybrid working is available)


My client is a specialist manufacturer for process industries. They are looking for a Senior Applications Engineer to join their team in Slough on a permanent basis.


The Senior Applications Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:

  • Degree / HNC / HND / BTEC / NVQ qualified in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a relevant Applications or Mechanical Engineering position
  • Knowledge of 3D CAD software – ideally SolidWorks, SolidEdge or similar
  • Experience in Petrochem, Oil & Gas or similar industries would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of rotating equipment, SPM, valves, pumps, actuators, pneumatics, gauges, piping etc.
  • Project Management skills
  • Good mathematical and general engineering knowledge
  • Excellent knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials – sheet metal, castings, machining etc.
  • The ability to understand system requirements
  • Be self-motivated with excellent attention to detail
  • Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written


The Senior Applications Engineer role will involve:

  • Working on project specifications – creating CAD drawings and preparing cost estimates working off customer requirements
  • Taking specifications, reviewing products, creating technical reviews and overseeing bespoke designs
  • Working with Designers to test, update and improve designs
  • Writing quotes and other technical details
  • Using in house software and quoting tools
  • Helping to define project schedules
  • Using SolidWorks to produce 3D models and 2D drawings; reading, creating and amending drawings
  • Being involved in testing completed systems
  • Being involved in quality reviews with Workshop Technicians
  • Have a good appreciation for using hand tools and basic fabrication methods
  • Working closely with other members of the engineering team


If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible.

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