Applications Engineer - Keyence

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Position: Applications Engineer

Location: London (Heathrow)

We are looking for technical graduates with excellent problem-solving and communication skills to join our Applications team.

About Keyence:

Keyence is a world leader in Sensors, Safety, Vision, Measurement and Microscopes. Founded in Japan in 1974, Keyence has experienced rapid growth and is now turning over more than $5 billion global sales per year. We also operate on over 50% profit due to our Direct Sales model!

We have been listed on Forbes “The World’s Most Innovative Companies” Top 100 since its inception in 2011 and we have over 250,000 clients worldwide, including the main blue chip manufacturers.

Job Specification:

Your daily duties will be as follows:

  • Provide product and application support for customers both off-site and on-site • Provide continued support for Sales Engineers
  • Test and create reports for technical applications
  • Launch new products to sales teams by giving presentations, demonstrations and tests • Plan, design, develop and deliver trainings on existing products
  • Control preparation , management and fixing of demonstration equipment for Sales Engineers • Develop, update and disseminate technical guides and tips in order to increase the knowledge and skill level of the sales force via company intranet and/or electronic newsletters
  • May need to assist salespeople with on-site presentations to customers, as and when needed • Proactively identify areas to improve department operation efficiency and initiate projects to achieve such improvements
  • Understand and observe company/department policies and procedures
  • Handling IT related issues and other duties or projects, as and when assigned
  • Develop, proofread and modify all new product release materials such as product literature, technical and sales manual, training manual through coordination with the parent company
  • Attending and supporting marketing exhibitions

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to communicate complex ideas in a concise manner
  • Strong public speaking skill
  • Ability to organize and prioritize diverse set of projects, tasks and activities for timely completion • Must be able to work as part of a team
  • Analytical skill to identify the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data on separate parts
  • Integrity – job requires appropriate handling of confidential, sensitive information

Qualifications:

  • Degree educated in an engineering or technical discipline
  • Keen interest and knowledge of coding/programming including, but not limited to: C Programming; C++; C#; and Visual basic.
  • Placement/year in industry preferred

For more information or to apply, please visit www.keyence.co.uk/ss/career/

  • Must be eligible to work in the UK (Keyence UK cannot support VISA sponsorship) • Must have a full driving licence, valid in the UK

Package:

  • Starting Salary - £28K
  • Quarterly Bonus
  • Advanced Company Pension
  • Life Cover & Private Healthcare
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Full Expensed Business Travel and Accommodation
  • Laptop and Mobile Phone
  • Full product training

Responsible to Technical Manager and General Manager

Click here to apply today!

 

Keyence UK Ltd

KEYENCE is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacturing of factory automation equipment ranging from automation sensors, laser markers and digital microscopes and much more.

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