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Applications Engineer

Buffalo, New York, United States
December 07, 2018


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


• 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


• 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.


• 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 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.


• 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

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