Do you want to be part of an innovative, customer-focused Engineering team inside a global company? Firetrace, a subsidiary of Halma plc, and a global manufacturer of life-saving fire suppression devices, has an immediate need for an Applications Engineer. At Firetrace International (www.firetrace.com) our purpose is “we protect lives and livelihoods by eliminating the impact of fire”. You can make a significant difference in helping us attain our purpose. Our values are that “we advocate for each other”, “we do the right thing, even when no one is watching”, “we own the outcome, not the task”, and “we harness curiosity to improve every day”. If you model these values, we would love for you to be a valued team member in our journey.
Firetrace is part of Halma plc (www.halma.com), a group of companies whose purpose is “to grow a safer, cleaner, healthier future for everyone, every day.” Halma plc was named Britain's Most Admired Company in 2020, providing innovative solutions to many of the key problems facing the world today. Firetrace is a growing niche fire suppression OEM that has been a part of Halma plc (LSE: HLMA) since 2015.
At Firetrace, an Applications Engineer partners with the marketing and sales teams to design fire suppression systems in accordance to relevant standards and required approvals. In addition to working with existing products, the Applications Engineer identifies new applications and product needs to fill voids in the existing product line. This is an excellent opportunity for an engineering position with a customer focus and a passion for solving problems. Be part of a growing cross-functional engineering team. We want to challenge our own assumptions and the assumptions of the entire fire industry. This means that new opportunities are as likely to be outside our current expertise as within.
This role will report to the Firetrace Engineering Manager. You will be part of a growing engineering team that is implementing new processes to allow the organization to rapidly grow while maintaining good engineering practices. In addition to supporting engineering initiatives, this role will be part of a Market Segment Team. This cross functional team will focus on a specific market and adjacent markets to uncover new opportunities. The Application Engineer responsibility on this team is to be the technical product expert, to participate in developing segment strategy and to work in the team environment to grow the business. This role is more than an engineering role, it is customer focused and results driven as well. You will specifically be expected to:
Halma offers very high levels of autonomy to its operating companies, while providing support when needed, with a particular focus on talent development and investment in people. See www.halma.com/our-people for more information. If you’re interested in working for a business whose primary focus is to protect and improve the lives of people around the world, you’ve come to the right place. We aim to be a company that does good work, and that’s good to work for. Our operating companies develop and create technologies that have a real, positive impact on people’s lives and health, businesses’ safety, and the world’s life-critical resources. Halma employs over 6,300 people in nearly 50 subsidiary businesses based in over 20 countries. Through innovation and acquisition, we have developed a portfolio of market-leading companies within our four sectors: Process Safety, Infrastructure Safety, Medical, and Environmental & Analysis. Our purpose is to grow a safer, cleaner, healthier future for everyone, everyday.