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Product Engineer

Product Engineer

Job Title: Product Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Industry:
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Reference: 896365_1572451324
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email: bradley@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: October 30, 2019 16:02

Job Description

We are looking to recruit for a Product Engineer to sit within the Commercial department. This is a brand-new position within the business and will require an awareness of software/hardware development process and how these are implemented as well as an understand of complex technical products and associated customer/user requirements and application of these products.

The role of the product engineer is to be the technical lead within product management on the hardware product range. The role entails having and/or developing an in-depth knowledge of our client's products and their place and purpose within target markets now and in the future. The role will include a significant amount of proactive and reactive customer contact, delivering product demonstrations and training and gathering user insights. This will involve both UK and international travel.

The Product Engineer is to be the technical authority on hardware and software products within the LiDAR Survey team. The role entails having and/or developing an in-depth knowledge of company products and their place and purpose within target markets now and in the future. The role will include a significant amount of proactive and reactive customer contact, delivering product demonstrations and training and gathering user insights. This will involve both UK and international travel.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

*Define, arrange and deliver customer demonstrations that support pre- and post-sale activities.
*During these activities observe and capture customer actions, behaviours and feedback and then debrief the product management team
*Define, arrange and deliver customer demonstrations that support product positioning at conferences and exhibitions. During these activities observe and capture customer actions, behaviours and then feedback and debrief the product management team
*Prepare and deliver appropriate technical training to the representatives
*Research and evaluate competitor products and services and produce comparative analysis for internal customers, e.g. sales team
*Provide technical guidance to the commercial department on product system configurations and technical product benefits
*Be the primary contact for technical non-support related enquiries from the representatives and end-customers
*Represent the product management team within designated company projects, and ensure successful, on-time and on-budget project delivery
*Support the relevant product manager with technical product positioning and the creation of collateral for internal customers, e.g. sales team
*Investigate and evaluating complimentary technologies and products to enhance the offering
*Through a detailed understanding of customer needs identify, recommend, manage and drive the implementation of new product introductions or existing product improvements
*Coordinate and support new product evaluations and field trials

Title: Product Engineer
Pay Rate and Bens: Competitive
Location: Middleton Stoney, Oxfordshire

Key Skills: Software, Hardware, Engineering, Technical, Product Engineering, Customer facing, Pre Sales, Post sales.

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent role


Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.