Performance, Precision, Partnership

Applications Engineer - Burgess Hill

HPC Compressed Air Station

Description: A vacancy has arisen within HPC Compressed Air Systems, Burgess Hill for an Application Engineer to provide office based support within the busy Technical department.

The key function of the role is to provide technical support to the HPC distributor network and internal customers, including both Sales and Service departments. To provide support for sales projects working directly with the customer and HPC distributors and to be able to offer specialist technical support on new equipment and system

Qualifications - the successful candidate must have either:

  • Degree or HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering
  • Degree or HNC/HND in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Key skills of the successful candidate will also be proven communication skills with both customers and suppliers plus good IT skills including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visio, SAGE, SAP, KESS & ADA.

Candidates must demonstrate the ability and desire to undertake the training available and to learn technical details of all HPC products in order to provide expert technical support. It is essential that the candidate can represent the company as a people orientated team player working with internal and external colleagues, customers, suppliers and partners, with the ability to communicate technical information.

Training given will include:

  • fundamentals and the generation of compressed air
  • mechanical functions of HPC compressed air equipment
  • electrical functions of HPC compressed air equipment, including motors, frequency drive units, and controllers
  • principles of control regulation of compressed air systems, including the programming of HPC controllers

HPC prides itself on providing the highest service levels in the UK compressed air industry so a keen eye for detail and a conscientious approach are essential, as well as a strong sense of customer service, good organisation skills and proficient IT skills (notably Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint).

HPC is offering a competitive salary with company benefits including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, company sickness with a pension scheme and private healthcare after a qualifying period. 

A leader in the UK market for fifty years, HPC’s compressed air systems can be found throughout British industry, from workshops and garages to factories and power stations. HPC Compressed Air Systems is recognised as the gold standard in the industry, supplying innovative products and system solutions to the UK’s highest quality manufacturing businesses.

If you are interested in this position and can offer the necessary experience, skills and requirements, please send your application and CV by email to or apply in writing with your CV & covering letter, outlining how your experience matches our requirements to:

Catherine Delahunty
Personnel Administrator
HPC plc
Victoria Gardens
Burgess Hill
West Sussex
RH15 9RQ

Telephone: 01444 241671 


Location: Burgess Hill

Department: Technical

Responsible To: Engineering Manager

HPC Contact Name: Catherine Delahunty

Contact email:

Posted: 14th May 2018

Deadline: Open