Applications Engineer
Location : Heathrow

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

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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 for 8 consecutive years since its inception in 2011 and we have over 250,000 clients worldwide, including the main blue chip manufacturers.

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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

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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

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Qualifications:

  • Degree educated in an engineering or technical discipline
  • Placement/year in industry preferred
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK (Keyence UK cannot support VISA sponsorship)
  • Must have a full driving licence, valid in the UK

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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

Reporting to Technical Manager and General Manager

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