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Applications Engineer (Custom Systems - Water, Gas, Chemicals or Cryo)

California, California, United States
Competitive plus bonus
December 07, 2018


Applications Engineer (Custom Systems - Water treatment, Gas applications, Chemical or Cryogenics )

Searching for a talented Technical Sales and Business Development professional for an exciting position in Applications Engineering with the ability to travel and to join a thriving and highly reputable organization in Southern California. This opportunity is offering base plus bonus, incredible growth and advancement potential. Sales, Engineering or Applications experience should be focused in the areas of inerting, industrial cryogenics, and water treatment in the refining, pulp & paper, and chemicals market areas – Skid Mounted Custom Processing Equipment.

REPORTING TO: (Engineered Solutions) Director – Chemicals, Environment, & Technical Solutions


• As a member of the Engineering Solutions Group, based in Southern California, the Applications Engineer will play a key role in the growth of the business unit through the technical sale, design and installation of the company’s applications equipment / systems to the refining, pulp and paper, and chemicals market areas. With a focus on Safety, Efficiency and Reliability, both internally and externally, this position will be focused on providing company customers with support and development of complete engineered process solutions, including products / services, technology and equipment in the fields of inerting, industrial cryogenics and water treatment to drive sales.


• Understand technical processes for specific industrial applications and have the ability to diagnose and develop a value proposition utilizing the company’s solutions and equipment to these specific applications. Primary applications are inerting, industrial cryogenics, and water treatment in the refining, pulp & paper, and chemicals market areas.

• Proactive technical sales support and business development to the company’s Regional business unit sales groups using individual’s process knowledge, industry experience and applications background.

• Work with local sales team to find leads through business development techniques and prepare and present technical and value-based proposals to company prospects/customers.

• Individual will be involved in all aspects of customer relationship from initial contact, customer/prospect problem identification, applications/equipment selection, data analysis, equipment/system development and proposal, equipment specification/manufacturing, start-up and long term customer support and application marketing.

• New product/application identification and development.

• Interface internally with regional account managers, bulk gas specialists, equipment engineers and marketing and externally with customers and equipment vendors.

• Familiar with wide variety of standard concepts, practices and procedures within industry and related applications. Extensive knowledge of gas properties and thermodynamics

• Relies on extensive experience and judgement to accomplish goals.

• Creates training material and conducts training sessions for internal and external customers

• Wide degree of creativity and latitude based on experience.

• May assist in development, oversight and training of Equipment Engineers and Applications Engineers

• Other duties may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


• Technical Bachelor’s degree (Mechanical or Chemical Engineering preferred) and experience in inerting, industrial cryogenics, industrial gas OR water treatment in the refining, pulp and paper, OR chemicals market areas (some combination of the primary applications and market areas).

• 3-5 years of “hands-on” technical or sales engineering and business development in custom equipment or systems experience, ideally with ‘cradle to grave’ project experience.

• Individual should be comfortable with identifying issues, troubleshooting problems, critical thinking and working on a multi-disciplined team.

• Familiar with mechanical processes, equipment, process drawings, AutoCAD, PLC and process controls

• Intermediate capabilities with Microsoft Suite and Google.

• Strong written and oral communication skills.

• Ability to travel.


• Hiring salary competitive with bonus and fantastic benefits package, 401k, etc.


• Interested and qualified candidates should submit a Word formatted resume, employment references, and salary history for immediate consideration.

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