• Field Applications Engineer

    Posted Date 5 months ago(27/02/2018 14:05)
    Job ID
    Home Office
    Seniority Level
    Job Function
    Permanent Full-Time
    Estimated Travel Required
  • Company Overview

    Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 4100 colleagues we operate from 21 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.


    TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.


    Our facility in Bedlington (north of Newcastle upon Tyne) incorporates two divisions; Sensors & Specialist Components and Power Electronics. Sensors & Specialist Components are leaders in high reliability, high performance and engineered electronic components. Power Electronics provide custom solutions for safety critical harsh environment applications, at Bedlington specialising in microcircuit production for the civil aircraft, space, and defence industries.


    Employee engagement is centre stage; we’re focussed on our employees and making TT a great place to work. Here at Bedlington we continue to invest and improve the site’s facilities, regularly get involved in fundraising for local charities and activities in our community, have a busy social club and have a group wide focus on ‘Build Expertise’ in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects developing our current employees and encouraging more to join our industry at this exciting time.

    Role Overview and Responsibilities

    The Field Applications Engineer position will provide technical support to the Sales region they are assigned. FAE’s will work closely with the Sales organization to identify and drive NBO closure. In addition, this position will support existing business; develop technical competence and support Product Portfolio Strategy Development.

    Key responsibilities will include;


    • Interface between customers, Specialist Components Engineering departments, and PLD to facilitate designs and technical issues.
    • Calls on OEM accounts and distributors.
    • Training of Distributor field sales
    • Technical presentations at customers, distributors, and conferences.
    • Act as field design engineer where appropriate and qualified.
    • Provide sales back-up for Regional Sales Managers.
    • Provide technical/commercial assistance for NBO’s to include pre and post awarded and assurance of data integrity in SalesForce.com
    • Investigate and provide new product ideas and information.
    • Ensure continued self-education on applications, technologies, products, markets, and competition.
    • Reports and presentations on applications, products, markets, and competition.

     Location: This role is European Field based - all locations considered. 

    Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

    The successful candidate will have;

    • Degree in Engineering Mechanical/electrical Engineering or equivalent
    • Minimum of three years of technical field or inside technical sales support or engineering design with significant customer support
    • Ability to travel within the region up to 40% of the time as required to support customers and business growth
    • Experience working with OEMs and distributors, with demonstrated team building and problem solving skills
    • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities to achieve set goals, with minimal direct supervision.
    • Ability to effectively collaborate and work across organizational and cultural boundaries to drive new initiatives and implement organization common standards and processes.
    • Strong English written and verbal communication skills required



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