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Project & Pre-Sales Engineer

Zoek Pin Crawley, West Sussex, England

£45000 - £55000/annum

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 8 days ago

A market leading developer of software and hardware solutions for video surveillance and telemetrics applications in rail and road vehicles, our client’s UK subsidiary is looking to make a pivotal addition to its rail team.

The Position:

Working on a variety of projects and sales opportunities for multiple customers across the UK, the successful candidate will work closely with customers to understand their requirements and expectations and effectively communicate these to the software and engineering teams. Core responsibilities will include:

* Technical support for projects through the whole project lifecycle

* Completing method statements, risk assessments and quality checks

* Producing relevant technical documentation, schematics, test requirements and installation procedures

* Carrying out factory and site acceptance testing

* Installation, testing and commissioning work on site as required

* Investigating and resolving technical issues from component to system level

* Supporting tenders and building business cases

* Collating, interpreting and consulting on customer requirements

* Carry out site/on-vehicle system surveys

* Turnkey system (pre-sales) design

* Presenting system designs and method statements

* Selecting equipment to match requirements and compiling bills of materials

* Identifying and selecting external suppliers and validating new product supply

* Input into product development to enhance robustness, performance and reliability

* Post-delivery support such as warranty management

The Candidate:

This appointment will provide a wide variety of pre/post sales and project engineering support to the business and would suit someone with a strong track-record in rail engineering and project delivery of electronic systems, hardware and embedded software solutions. The right candidate will be able to demonstrate:

* A proactive and customer centric approach

* Excellent attention to detail and an ability to understand system processes and problem-solve

* A minimum HNC/HND qualification in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent

* 5+ years’ rail engineering experience

* (Ideally) experience with passenger information systems, CCTV, Passenger Counting, Real Time Information systems

* An understanding of IT systems configuration and networking

* Pre-sales experience, notably requirements analysis, system design and an ability to articulate proposed solutions internally and externally

* Rail Standards compliance knowledge

* Experience with Linux embedded software (beneficial)

* Project Management skills and experience

* A methodical and systematic approach to problem solving and documenting output

* Strong IT skills and Competency with Microsoft Office

* A willingness to work in the field as required

The Client:

A leading developer of intelligent technology systems for the mobile transport sector, our client’s CCTV, Automatic Passenger Counting, Passenger Information Systems, Tracking and Fleet Management systems incorporate real-time data transfer for rail and road vehicles, as well as solutions for fixed infrastructure like platforms and stations. Operating internationally in over 45 countries worldwide, the company has become a leading player in the fast-growing market for intelligent digital public transport solutions

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