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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Sales & Marketing

Midlands, GB

Apply by:  11-03-2019

Application Engineer

As pioneers and global leader, Hiab is ambitious to write forward our success story, inspiring and shaping our industry. The world in which we operate with our class-leading products, intelligent services and innovative digital solutions is constantly changing.

Purpose of the position

Hiab is looking for an application engineer who will be reporting to the Operations Manager. This role can be based anywhere but ideally the Midlands.

The role will perform a wide range of tasks to support the department and wider business, including but not certainly limited to the following:

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • 3D Modelling
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Twin drawings
  • Engineering/ Piece part drawings
  • Works instructions
  • Technical troubleshooting
  • Conduct sales enquiries and customer visits
  • Bodybuilder/ Supplier liaison
  • Dealer Support
  • Pricing and cost controller
  • Standards Compliance Advisor.

What you’ll need to succeed:

The ideal candidate should be confident and comfortable interfacing with other departments and stakeholders, be self-motivated, capable of working under pressure, and able to operate with minimal supervision. They should be good team players and flexible with regards to tasks performed.

Ideally you have: 

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in Commercial Vehicle Application Engineering
  • Be qualified to HNC or degree level in Mechanical Engineering
  • Should possess good I.T. skills, including MS Office and the SAP ERP System
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

You will be part of:

We offer you a position in a global organisation where you are challenged with interesting and diverse tasks. These tasks will provide a great opportunity for you to grow professionally.

Interested to join?

For further information please contact Nicholas Jones, Technical Sales Manager at
If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV by 11th March 2019.

Hiab is part of Cargotec
Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment, intelligent services and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer, Hiab's more than 3,300 employees worldwide focus on our commitment to increase efficiency in our customers' businesses and to shape the future of intelligent load handling.
Hiab's offering encompasses class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes, MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT demountables, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL, and WALTCO brands. Hiab's ProCareTM service, award-winning HiVisionTM crane control system, and HiConnectTM platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers.
Hiab is part of Cargotec Corporation. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2017 totalled approximately EUR 3.2 billion, and it employs over 11,000 people.

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