Support Engineer / Application Engineer – Instrumentation and Control Systems

  • Job Reference: N6424-1A
  • Date Posted: 28 May 2018
  • Location: Salisbury
  • Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Anne Hartley
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  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Support Engineer / Application Engineer – Instrumentation and Control Systems


Our client is a small independent company that specialises in the supply of flow meters, level sensors, instrumentation and control systems to engineering, manufacturing and process industries throughout the UK and overseas. Over the past 15 years the company has grown rapidly from a start-up company to become a respected and significant supplier of instrumentation, representing some of the leading names flow and level measurement from around the world


Role / Overview – Support Engineer / Applications Engineer      

Reporting directly to the Managing Director and responsible for the Support specification/quotation of the company’s core flow & Level products.  Enquiries are generated by company’s Sales and Marketing team, however you will need to be customer focused and commercially orientated in this small dynamic team


Responsibilities - Support Engineer / Applications Engineer:

Deal with customer technical enquiries via phone/email/fax

Problem solve wiring configuration and set up instruments with customer mainly via the telephone/office.

Specify products against customer requirements (full training provided)

Quote products against customer requirements

Follow up quotations with customers

Liaise with suppliers over technical and commercial matters

Work from our database(s) to provide quotations for customers

Set up and maintain our databases (training provided)

Organise and maintain your paperwork/filing system

Work to a QMS (Quality Management System)

As a small team, sometimes you will be asked to assist with receipt, checking packaging and dispatch of orders.

Any other reasonable request to support the company and its customers.


Experience – Support Engineer / Applications Engineer:

Solid instrumentation engineering / process industry background.

Good understanding of Fluid Dynamics

Specification of products in an external engineering / internal role.

Experience with loop powered and analogue 4-20mA, Profibus, and Modbus communication

Experience with Flow Meters, Level sensors and instrumentation and other process controls a distinct advantage.


Qualifications:  Degree, HND, HNC or equivalent in Engineering related subject e.g. Electronics, Mechanical, Engineering, Physics etc.


Keywords:  Instrumentation, PLC’s, Process Control, Fluid Dynamics, Profibus, Modbus, Technical Support, Product Support, Applications Engineer.


Support Engineer / Application Engineer – Instrumentation and Control Systems

Salary:  £23,000 to £30,000 plus bonus, flexible working, and pension

Location:  Salisbury, Wiltshire