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Application Engineer

Oconomowoc, WI 53066

Posted: 11/09/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 717373

Job Description

Are you ready to take your engineering career to the next level? Our customer is seeking an experienced Application Engineer to join their dynamic team. We can assure you that we're at the forefront of groundbreaking projects in the industrial sector.
Position: Sr Application Engineer
Location: Greater Oconomowoc Area
As a Sr Application Engineer, you'll play a crucial role in supporting our sales team by developing innovative equipment/system concepts, providing technical documentation/engineering support, and evaluating competitive project costs. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced engineer to take on a leadership role and make a significant impact.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This role is designed for an experienced engineer with a self-supporting knowledge base. Your responsibilities will include:
  • Review RFQs: Ensure completeness and develop project-specific questions for submission to customers.
  • Project Clarification: Clarify project RFQ scope requirements through scheduled meetings with sales or customers.
  • Process Development: Lead process development testing for specific projects, including test procedures and test apparatus setup.
  • Technical Astuteness: Perform engineering calculations, including product heating/cooling load calcs, recirculation air calcs, and strength of materials calcs.
  • Vendor Qualification: Research and qualify vendor/manufacturer components for concept designs.
  • Drawings and Models: Generate 2D sales drawings and Solidworks models for equipment/system concepts and ancillary components.
  • Costing: Develop budgetary and firm project costs with competitive price considerations.
  • Order Entry: Review purchase order contracts and develop internal and external job order documentation.
  • Project Management: Schedule and lead job kick-off meetings, develop customer Gantt charts, monitor job costs, and facilitate internal/external status update meetings.
  • Support Sales: Be the support lead for sales during customer buy-off of equipment.
Essential Job Requirements:
  • Physical Requirements: Capable of long durations of sitting or standing. Ability to perform light lifting.
  • Driving & Travel Requirements: Must maintain a valid state driver's license, reliable transportation, and carry the state minimum required auto insurance. Travel occasionally (10-15% annually).
  • Customer Service and Communication: Maintain confidentiality, use discretion with business information, and maintain an approachable demeanor. Focus on clear, concise communication with clients, vendors, and peers.
  • Analytical Aptitude: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents.
  • Focus and Direction: Handle interruptions, refocus, and stay on task. Proactive, self-directed approach to daily requirements and projects.
  • Technology: Proficient with basic software and smartphone technology. Proficient with MS Office applications and Solidworks 3D modeling.
Education and Experience:
  • 4-year degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering.
  • 3-5 years of experience in an application engineer position or equivalent technical role.
  • Experience in project management.
  • Experience with products requiring thermodynamics knowledge.
Core Values:
  • Inventive, Positivity, Collaborative, Dedicated, Proud, Accountable.
  • Never Settle Attitude: Continuously improving personally and professionally.
If you are ready to contribute to groundbreaking projects, apply now and be a part of our customers innovative team! Your opportunity to make a difference starts here.
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