Applications Engineer

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    Manchester, Greater Manchester

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    £30000 - £38000 per annum

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    Siobhan Osborne

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  • Job Published:

    10 months ago

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Applications Engineer - Manchester

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 117,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Tyco Fire Protection Products, a division of Johnson Controls, is a global leader in fire and life safety. We provide fire detection, sprinkler, suppression, special-hazard, and emergency communications solutions to customers in countries spanning six continents.

What you will do

The Vehicle Systems Applications Engineer/Technician performs a variety of design/drafting activities including vehicle site surveys of equipment, preparing/updating installation drawings for projects, preparing assembly/manufacturing drawings, establishing guidelines and procedures for CAD data management, and managing workload distribution within the CAD department. Other duties to be performed as assigned.

How you will do it

Conduct site surveys of concept or in-service vehicles, developing vehicle fire suppression system design, including nozzle layout, tank and component location, and distribution hose and detection layout and/or trouble shooting existing design/installation issues. Also prepare dimensional drawings, installation drawings and more complex drawings and revise and update existing drawings reflecting design changes ensuring consistent documentation of the project. You will review blueprints, plans, specifications and other customer documentation and develop installation drawings which meet and exceed the customer's requirements. Implement these requirements on drawings sent to the customer.
Maintain notes, design calculations and other documentation (like drawings, bill of materials, list of design parameters, and /performance guarantees) for future reference along with maintaining up-to-date knowledge of Vehicle Fire Suppression listings and installation requirements. Establish filing guidelines for drawings to maintain up-to-date drawings and provide phone support answering questions on the proper selection, use, and application of our products
Other duties as required relating to CAD database maintenance, etc.

What we look for

*Associate's degree or completion of a technical trade school in CAD, drafting or related field; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
*Part modeling and detailing experience using ProE Creo Parametric software (desired).
*Experience using Autocad 3D design software (required).
*Must be willing to travel UK and International