Applications Engineer

Service Application, United Kingdom


This role is accountable for the delivery of:

To provide support to both the Sales functions and direct to customer regarding training, service enquiries, contract inspection, fault finding, help desk support and part programming.

The duties and responsibilities of the position include the following:
•    Provide customers and other Application Engineers with applications support.
•    Meeting all reasonable customer requests for telephone support when under contract or warranty.
•    On-site applications support, in line with schedule. 
•    Lead the investigations and resolution of applications-based customer complaints and where required support business complaints as part of a wider team.
•    To provide programming skills and subcontract measurement as required.
•    Provide a part programming service for customer components.
•    Meeting customer deadlines and quality standards.
•    Support promotional activity to provide customer demonstrations.
•    Visiting customers to support sales activity.
•    Carry out external and internal application training to agreed standards, ensuring the completion of all relevant training documentation.
•    Software testing.
•    Compliance with workplace health and safety requirements and directions when working on customer / dealer / end user sites.
•    Complete Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI) activity as and when required.
•    Conducts self and strives to demonstrate the Hexagon Core Values.
•    Delivery of all Applications task on time, on cost and to the required quality.
•    Designing & Developing training material for new products and product enhancements.
•    Quality, Health and Safety compliance and general safety and wellbeing within the Applications team.
•    Drive and enhance Continuous Improvement (CI) throughout the department.
•    Additional duties may be assigned from time to time.


•    Knowledge of manufacturing processes and constraints.
•    Work and experience of co-ordinate Metrology.
•    Highly capable operating in a Microsoft Office environment to a high level.
•    Ability to read technical drawings, ideally proficient in CAD or equivalent.
•    Visual Basic skills preferred.
•    Knowledge of Core Hexagon Software.
•    Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt.

•    An ability to manage their time effectively within projects ensuring all requests are completed on time on full.
•    Maintain accurate timesheets and process forward load requests in line with company procedure.
•    An ability to mentor / coach Associate Engineers and Apprentices.

•    Good communications skills, able to explain requirements succinctly and simply.
•    Confident and professional personality, experienced with direct customer interface.
•    Familiarity with existing networks within and outside the organisation upon which you can draw on when appropriate.
•    Motivated and enjoys working as a team and achieving results.

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Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous – ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.

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