DH/HQ00002606 – Senior Applications Engineer – Oxfordshire

Job ID = DH/HQ00002606

Job Title = Senior Applications Engineer

Location = Oxfordshire

Salary = £ 50000.00 to £ 60000.00 per annum

Job Description – Senior Applications Engineer
 
Reports To
The Senior Applications Engineer reports to the Applications Manager
 
Job Overview
The Senior Applications Engineer is a key player and technical contributor of the Applications team to ensure the product is developed to meet or exceed customer requirements.
 
The role requires working across the Product Life Cycle, being the customer's voice to provide feedback to the Engineering and R&D teams. Lead and drive the project to improve the customer experience on the products. There will be significant overseas travel to customers and end user sites, typically 50% of working time.
 
Responsibilities and Duties
  • Lead demonstrations, support and characterization activities
  • Present results to customers and company.
  • Be the support contact for application related activities with customers
  • Diagnose complex problems across mechanics, optics, electronics, software and algorithms.
  • Support the company's applications facilities and resources.
  • Drive applications projects to meet customer requirements.
 
Qualifications
Essential
  • Masters Degree in Physical Sciences, Engineering discipline or equivalent
  • Related experience of at least 5 years with a significant hands-on profile in the Semiconductor industry, ideally in the metrology area.
  • Experience in leading characterisation and demonstration activities for metrology equipment.
  • Customer support experience
  • Fluency in written and oral technical English with excellent presentation skills
 
Desirable
  • Experience in Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) is a very strong differentiator
  • Experience of working with any or all of: optical systems including lasers and fibres; electronics; electro-mechanics would be an advantage.
  • Product Marketing experience would be an advantage
  • Operation and use of industrial scanning electron microscopes (SEM).
 
Personality
A technical leader or team member as appropriate, able to work comfortably with technical experts and managers from both customers, end users and suppliers.

If you would like to know more feel free to contact me on 01189780888 or email dave@pdqengrec.com

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