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Applications Engineer

Company:
TxMQ
Location:
Buffalo, New York, United States
Posted:
December 07, 2018

Description:

Applications Engineer

Our client is seeking an Application Engineer to join their Technology and Sales teams at their processing equipment and systems facility in the NY. Join a reputable, growing organization in the advanced technologies and equipment space and become a part of a dynamic team where you can realize both financial and professional career growth!

REPORTING TO: Applications Manager

OBJECTIVE:

• Provide innovative process and technological solutions to support the sale, design, and manufacturability of capital equipment and systems.

• Translate customer requests into practical, cost effective solutions, work with internal engineering resources to develop technical solutions, develop technical solutions using Company’s pilot facility as a development platform, partner with customers to:

o Enhance existing processes and Develop new applications

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Interact with Sales to understand and evaluate client specifications and requirements,

• Coordinate with Sales to prepare proposals inclusive of all necessary specifications and information,

• Conceptualize designs and develop innovative solutions to enhance existing in-house technology,

• Provide the coordination between Sales, Applications, and Engineering to accommodate customer specifications and provide technical solutions,

• Use in-house design programs to define the mass throughput, thermal requirements, and overall equipment dimensions,

• Perform heat and material balance calculations,

• Create and adjust drawings as needed to ensure conformity with intended scopes of supply,

• Support PFD and P&ID requirements for systems based projects,

• Work with outside vendors to establish ancillary equipment requirements for systems based projects,

• Understand client control requirements, and be capable of defining the PLC / DCS platform requirements to fully integrate a thermal based system,

• Utilitze ERP system and work with estimator to provide accurate budgetary estimates,

• Perform onsite testing of written proposals in the lab.

Collateral Duties:

• Provide Sales with the necessary support to secure contracts,

• Interact with clients on a professional level to ensure customer specifications are met,

• Prepare the technical portion of sales contracts ( SORM Preparation ) – this is required to ensure a smooth transition of project responsibilities between sales and engineering,

• Interact with Company technology center to expand upon existing capabilities in order to meet emerging market demands,

• Interface with Sales, Engineering, and Manufacturing to ensure that design concepts and sales contracts coincide with organizational capabilities.

REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering

• 5 years experience Applications Engineering, ideally with a custom equipment or processing systems manufacturer

• Prior experience with writing proposals as well as onsite testing (preferably in lab environment) of the written proposals

• A general understanding of mass and heat balance, heat transfer, high temperature materials, and equipment sizing principles,

• Knowledge of PFD and P&ID Principles,

• High degree of technical depth and creativity,

• Good written and verbal presentation skills,

• Ability to work well under time constraints in order to meet deadlines and client expectations,

• Must be willing to travel both domestically and internationally,

SALARY:

• Salary for this direct hire position will be commensurate with experience and will include a competitive benefits package, paid holidays and vacation, room for growth, etc.

HOW TO APPLY:

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

• Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

TxMQ, Inc.

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