AF22750 - Product Engineer - Compact Equipment | Construction Equipment | FAMCO

Department: FAMCO | Construction Equipment
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 18-Feb-2016

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.


Al-Futtaim is regarded as a pioneer in the region’s automotive industry. The company imported the first consignment of Toyota vehicles to the UAE and established Al-Futtaim Motors in 1955.

Al-Futtaim represents 44 automotive brands across 16 countries and encompasses every aspect of the business:

  • Passenger and commercial vehicles sales
  • Manufacturing agricultural vehicles
  • Construction equipment sales and service
  • Used car sales
  • Rental and leasing

FAMCO, Construction Equipment

FAMCO (Al-Futtaim Auto &Machinery Co.) is a market leading supplier of products &services to a diverse range of industries &commercial undertakings, covering the transportation, construction, manufacturing, warehousing, oil &gas and marine sectors. FAMCO serves these industries with world-class brands like Volvo Trucks, Volvo Buses, Volvo Construction Equipment, Merlo, Ingersoll Rand, Linde, Dexion, Yanmar, Himoinsa, Stanley Proto, Fenner, Bruynzeel, Mobel Linea, Meco, Bott, Stertil, Hart &Nassau.

FAMCO has operations in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain &Ras Al Khaimah. FAMCO also operates on an international level in KSA, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and East Africa. The company's development and success has been based on an in-depth understanding of customer needs and the dedication of its skilled staff.

FAMCO is committed to providing outstanding second-to-none service levels to customers and to maintaining quality, safety and environmental standards at the highest possible levels. FAMCO is an ISO 9001:2008 &ISO 14001:2004 certified company.

About The Position:

We are looking for a Product Engineer (Compact Equipment) to be based within our office in Dubai Investment Park; This role requires an enthusiastic & self-motivated Product Engineer with experience in Construction Equipment (CE); with more in depth knowledge in Portable Air Compressors, Telescopic Handlers and Compact Machinery, such as Skidsteer & Backhoe Loaders and Compact Excavators.

This position reports to the Regional Product Manager – CE International (RPM), and will be having regional responsibility throughout current FAMCO Region and where CE business expands in future.

This role assumes responsibility for Product and Application Engineering of CE Compact Equipment portfolio throughout the region; and provides techno-commercial, sales related support to Compact Equipment. It also liaises with Regional Marketing team in executing product related promotional plans. Working closely with RPM, to collate and analyze reports – including lost sales, market share, performance and others, shall be responsible for the following duties but not limited to:

  • Assumes responsibility for Application Engineering which mainly requires on-site detailed study / project evaluation.
  • Supports RPM in monitoring running projects of Compact Equipment throughout the region by working jointly with sales team in region.
  • Plans product based training to the sales team as and when required (region-wide).
  • Acts as a focal point for all promotional activities within Equipment Sales Division related to Compact Equipment and formulate plans of developing Compact Line.
  • Assists RPM in recommending specification for Compact Equipment stock orders and order quantities based on markets exact requirement.
About You:

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Incumbent must have sound expertise within the construction equipment business, with in depth knowledge of Compact Equipment (Air Compressors, Tele-Handlers, Skidsteer & Backhoe Loaders, Compact Excavators, Attachments, etc.)
  • Minimum of at least 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.