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Applications Engineer

Ref #: 9a7szcttcc4wylsh
Thompson Search Partners 22/12/2021
Location: Richfield Not Disclosed Richfield 44125
Salary: 85000k/year - 95000k/year £
Type: Permanent
Seniority: Associate
Date: 22/12/2021
Applications Engineer

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

Reporting to Applications Manager, the Applications Engineer carries the overall responsibility for all the equipment and system proposals in Mpac Langen Americas.

In direct collaboration with sales, this position is responsible for the proper quoting of projects, ensuring that proposals and bids are completed accurately and on time.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare equipment & system proposals as required by Sales
  • Create and propose concepts for the customer which align with market trends and promotes development of standard product lines.
  • Review customer required safety and electrical specifications
  • Prepare accurate cost estimations for proposals
  • Secure OEM proposals from outside vendors as required
  • Support outside selling activities
  • Understand customer decision making process and criteria
  • Respond to customer inquiries in a timely, professional manner
  • Co-ordinate with all departments, the agent and the customer, to ensure quotes are available on time, are complete, accurate and of a high quality
  • Act as the voice of the customer within Langen
  • As necessary, represent Langen with the agents and customers, to close orders, answer technical questions, and provide the appropriate packaging solution
  • Provide input into and maintain databases (customer/market/competitor intelligence)

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Keeps current with latest and emerging industry regulations and codes relative to packaging equipment system design and operation.

  • Support Project Managers during order execution

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in quoting or engineering of highly engineered capital equipment
  • Degree or Technical Education in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering with focus on Robotics, Automation and controls
  • Ability to develop and maintain a technical appreciation of Mpac Langen products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly customer focused
  • Strong organizational ability, able to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Good level of computer skills (Microsoft Office, AutoCAD)


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