Application Engineer - Electrical/Mechanical
Company: G&W Electric Co
Posted on: May 5, 2021
Position Summary: Reporting to the Application Engineering
Manager, Application Engineers play a critical role within our
organization. They are responsible for the interpretation of
customer specifications, plans, and project requirements. The
Application Engineer analyzes technical specifications and drawings
to select the most appropriate G&W product for the application
and market. Our custom engineering capabilities allow for creative
solutions that allow us to satisfy nearly any application or
customer need. An appreciation for deep technical knowledge of the
product, distribution switchgear applications, and market
conditions are needed to excel in this position as well as an equal
balance of negotiation and relationship-building skills.
Primary/Essential Responsibilities: Fully determine the technical
and commercial requirements of the application. Select the
appropriate G&W product to meet these requirements. Develop
accurate cost models for both standard and custom equipment.
Determine and negotiate price levels and lead times. Communicate
these requirements to G&W--s Order Management team for
engineering and manufacturing. Partner with Sales Team to develop
and present customer sales strategies. Partner with customers and
our engineering team to develop custom solutions that satisfy their
needs. Manage the commercial and technical aspects of the customer.
Build and maintain strong relationships with our internal resources
and Sales Team. Provide timely and effective verbal and written
communication to our internal resources and Sales Team.
Collaborating with Application Engineering management to improve
department quality, throughput and to reduce scrap/rework. Required
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Electrical Engineering
or Mechanical Engineering from a four-year accredited college -- A
concentration in Power Engineering is highly desired. 5 years of
experience in an Application Engineering role. Excellent
communication and mentoring skills. Strong computer proficiency.
Strong interpersonal skills. Preferred Qualifications: Experience
with switchgear, reclosers, SF6 insulated, and dielectric insulated
switches Physical Demands / Working Conditions: General Office
Environment, PC use Light Lifting (occasional 25 lbs or less)
Stooping Standing G&W Electric is proud to be an Equal
Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to age, color,
disability, gender national origin, race religion, sexual
orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any
other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
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Keywords: G&W Electric Co, Bolingbrook , Application Engineer - Electrical/Mechanical, Professions , Bolingbrook, Illinois
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