Application Engineer - Head of Application Engineering

Scherl & Partner

Place of work
Pilsen Region
Contract type
Salary offered (gross)
Corresponding to position - negotiable

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

- As an Application Engineer - procesní inženýr , you act as an interface between the company and the customer. You are responsible for the technical product management and you have to connect the company's products to the customer's wishes and to deal with the technical support of the sales process.
- Development of technical solutions for specific, usually tailor-made customer requirements, including the analysis of market and customer needs, customer’s situation (sales and marketing), marketing as well as creation and integration of concepts
- Internal as well as external application development of products - vývoj produktů
- Leading and further development of the „Application Engineering“ Team
- Calculation and construction of components and assemblies
- Supervision of application and development projects
- In this function, you act as a "problem solver" and a central point of contact for national and international customers.
- Development of design variants, estimation of feasibility and effort, preparation of schedules
- Processing of inquiries and support in the offer process
- Planning of various tests including the control of their execution, evaluation and documentation of the test results and the initiation of further optimization
- Reporting

Employee perks, benefits

• A very motivating and responsible position with excellent prospects in a successful, distinguished company with international operations from Western Europe,
• Excellent training, preparation and practice,
• A very good salary, reflecting the position,
• A safe and secure job in a company with successful operations in Eastern Europe.

Information about the selection process

The company aims to expand its market position in the Czech Republic. Due to the expansion of the Czech Production site is currently a vacancy for a position as Application Engineer (Head of Application Engineering) to fill.

Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Other manufacturing

Our client is an internationally operating company from a German speaking country, which belongs to leaders in development andmanufacturing of technical complex solutions for different industries, e.g. machine building, automotive, agricultural machinery, consumer goods industry or furniture industry. The company has a long tradition and operates several production sites and numerous branches and sales offices

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

Technical University degree or similar technical qualification (engineer or technician)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) or
German - Upper intermediate (B2)

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

- In addition to a very good knowledge of Czech language (native speaker level), you have good command of English and/or German, both oral and written.
- Several years of successful experience in a similar position, preferably within an international company, preferably in a manufacturing and/or automotive supply industry
- Technical University degree or completed technical education (preferably engineer, mechanical engineer, or technician)
- Experience in application engineering, design, development (preferably in the automotive sector)
- Solid 3d CAD skills (SolidWorks and/or CATIA)
- Good MS-Office skills
- Pragmatic solution orientation
- High level of competence in communication, argumentation and negotiation
- Good skills in time management
- Competent, independent and goal-oriented style of working
- You are competent, proactive and focused in your actions and approach, your conduct is confident and friendly.
- You are a "proactive" personality with a high degree of self-initiative and commitment
- A friendly, communicative and team-oriented personality


Brief description of the company

SCHERL & PARTNER have mainly been counselling companies from German-speaking countries who are active in the Eastern European markets. Besides the Moscow area and the Russian Federation, we also have regional focal points in Ukraine, Bulgaria, Poland and Czech Republic. SCHERL & PARTNER operate a branch or provide a consultant in each of these regions which closely cooperate with the main office in Prague.

SCHERL & PARTNER mainly provide qualified direct recruitment and placing of highly specialised professionals for executive, sales and management positions.

In our approach, our key principle is the emphasis on personal contact with all our partners. Structured procedure, in-depth market knowledge, common sense and people skills, high flexibility and the personal consideration of every individual case guarantee trustworthy consultation and successful placement

Company address

Scherl & Partner - Ihr Weg zu den besten Koepfen in Ost- und Mitteleuropa
Zinkenbaumstr. 13
92676 Eschenbach
ID: 3083613   Datum zveřejnění: 9.8.2017