Applications Engineer- API
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 3/1/2019

Job Description

The Application Engineer serves as a technical resource for the sales team. Working in conjunction with the sales team as the key technical advisor and product advocate, the Application Engineer must be able to identify and provide reliable solutions for all technical issues to assure complete customer satisfaction through all stages of the sales process.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Along with those identified below, other duties may be assigned

• Work closely with sales team to analyze Customer needs and requirements to determine best solution

• Process technical design information and develop pricing for custom products

• Interact with manufacturing and production planning in quoting custom products in order to obtain cost/production information, manufacturing lead times, etc…

• Initiate special part # entry process into system if orders are received for custom products. 

• Maintain Customer Drawing Network Folder (Shared) for customer drawings ensuring prints are clear, readable and up to date at the time quotation is sent to customer. 

• Modify Customer drawings as advised by customers (as necessary) while documenting date, requestor, and reason for all changes.

• Perform engineering calculations as necessary for product selection criteria based on customer provided parameters. 

• Assist customers in finding crosses to competitor products. 

• Provide customers with required engineering data, drawings etc…

• Utilize CRM database (Salesforce.com) and ERP system (Oracle) on a daily basis. 

• Work with engineering team to develop solutions, testing, validation procedures, documentation, etc…

• Prepare and maintain specifications and support documentation

• Modify existing products by adding new features or enhancing capabilities.

• Build/test prototypes

• Travel to customer location as needed-up to 20%

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

• 3+ years of experience in technical support role preferred

•  BS Degree in Engineering, preferably Electrical Engineering, or equivalent work experience in a similar role

• Experience with RF and/or Power Magnetics is a plus

• Experience with design software/engineering calculations

• Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office experience

• Excellent communication skills

• Comfortable working in fast-paced environment with quick turnaround times for customer responses

• Must be willing to be a “hands on” engineer, as role involves designing, building, and testing prototypes.

 

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: 

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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