Careers with Delapena Group


Applications Engineer


The Applications department is an integral part of Delapena’s offering to the market in providing Honing solutions and Technical support to customers.

Listed below are some of the activities linked to role named above. This is by no means an exhaustive list but gives an idea of the type of work that is involved with this position. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Carry out honing process development, demonstrations and development tests as required on the full range of Delapena Honing machines at Delapena and at customers:
    • Ensuring Hone Trial Request forms are filled in for every application. (where applicable).
    • Updating of Applications Priority list.
    • Communicating with Customers and Sales team to give progress updates.
    • Completion of Hone test reports.
    • Compiling Case study forms.
  • Assisting Sales and Engineering departments with Feasibility reviews.
  • Assistance with creation of Training Manuals.
  • Training customers to Operate and Set Delapena Honing machines. (Domestic and International)
  • Site visits to Customers premises for Training / Commissioning or Problem resolutions. (Domestic and International)
  • Involvement/Management of R+D projects to further Delapena expertise in Honing.
  • Involvement/Management of Abrasive development trials.
  • Liaise with customer, distributor or agent on honing applications.
  • Give technical support to the sales desk as required
  • Manufacture or modify fixtures and tools as required.
  • Commission new honing machines in the UK.
  • Commission new honing machines internationally.
  • Tooling development trials.

Note; Due to the nature of this role it will be necessary to regularly travel to customer premises worldwide and in certain circumstances for extended periods including weekends. This is a fundamental requirement of the role.


08.30-16.55 Monday to Thursday

08.30-16.30 Friday

If you are interested in the above position, please email your CV to Sandra Arthur at

We believe that our people are our greatest asset – their combined knowledge, expertise and experience is what sets Delapena apart.  We consistently seek to develop the skills of those that work with us, including apprentices and we are an Equal Opportunities employer.

Please take time to look around our website to learn more about the company and if you would be interested to join us then send us details of your experience, either by post or email (see contact page for details).