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Richmond, VA Full Time Posted by: Gables Search Group Posted: Thursday, 25 November 2021
 
 

This full-time, permanent Custom Industrial Machine Applications Engineer career opportunity is at a growing industry leader. Customers come to this employer because they are wanting to do something that has never been done before that will help the customers achieve their goals. Employees here are never bored as each machine is custom. Limited work from home is possible if there is a short-term need and/or inclement weather. Staff is being proactively increased to keep up with demand. The company promotes from within. Employees are given a lot of freedom as they work independently. Employees really like working here and many stay their entire career.

If of interest, the position could grow in the applications area, engineering or operations on up to general manager. The successful candidate's duties and responsibilities will encompass:

  • Providing applications engineering and design engineering
  • Locating solutions to customer problems or needs
  • Working with customer regarding technical applications inquiries
  • Providing customers with quotes and manufacturing capabilities
  • Determining product design compatibility
  • Meeting customer needs for specifying, quoting and manufacturing
  • Providing design or specification change recommendations to increase value, reduce cost, increase efficiency or increase performance
  • Creating cost estimates
  • Managing project
  • Supporting order processing and manufacturing
  • Coordinating with customers, suppliers and outside salespeople
  • Setting up preliminary manufacturing routings
  • Providing solutions to manufacturing issues
  • Functioning in an internal sales role
  • Negotiating price and terms
  • Traveling less than five percent

Candidates will have a minimum background consisting of:

  • A Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Paper Science or related degree (if lacking the degree, three or more years of paper manufacturing, web handling or related experience is required)
  • Three years of application engineering experience
  • One or more years of Solidworks experience
  • Solid communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Possess a solid work history
  • Being a US citizen or green card holder
  • Having a residence within a 45 minute drive

Richmond, VA, United States of America
Engineering
Home Working
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11/25/2021 9:12:27 PM


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