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Our client promoted a team member and they need to backfill an Application Engineer position.  Broadly speaking you will work with sales and engineering to analyze customer’s specifications in order to prepare proposals, quotations, and determine appropriate pricing to fulfill customers’ requirements for capital equipment.
 
Duties:

  • Confer with customers and engineers to assess equipment needs and to determine system requirements;
  • Evaluate equipment applications and address requirements for documentation;
  • Collaborate with sales, engineering and manufacturing teams to understand customer requirements and to provide support;
  • Develop proposals and estimates for specific customer requirements, including request for proposal responses and industry-specific solutions;
  • Evaluate products requiring extensive technical expertise and support for installation and use, such as material handling equipment, NC machinery and computer systems;
  • Provide technical and non-technical support and services to clients or other staff members regarding the use, operation and maintenance of equipment;
  • Monitor material and labor costs and update estimates and proposals accordingly;
  • Review shipped projects with engineering and manufacturing to review costs – evaluate to determine cost savings and implement into estimates and proposals;
  • Develop preliminary layout drawings and P&ID’s for sales proposals.

 Requirements:

  • 3+ years’ experience with custom industrial equipment; preferably used in the food/beverage industry and/or biopharmaceutical industry including;
  • Associates technical degree
  • The greater your knowledge in the following areas the better:
    • Familiarity with sanitary components and fluid engineering fundamentals;
    • Familiarity with process controls and PLC operation;
    • Familiarity with P&ID and CAD drawings;
    • Experience with written proposal development;
    • Experience with capital expenditure justification, including Total Operating Cost and ROI;
    • Knowledge of product costs and experience with working towards profitability goals;
  • Proficient computer skills, preferably with a 3D CAD software.  They use SolidWorks
  • Highly efficient, hardworking, honest, self-starter
  • Occasional travel to customer plant locations is required – up to 20% 

 Benefits:

  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Disability and accident insurance
  • 401K with match
  • Profit sharing
  • Employee assistance program
  • Vacation and holidays

 Let's move your career forward and apply now.  We review all resumes and applications submitted.  A member of our staff will reach out to you directly if you meet the qualifications for this role.  No relocation help is available and the client will not sponsor visas.
 
Salary : $65,000 – $85,000

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