Applications Engineer

Department: Engineering
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Position Overview

Responsible for participation in the design and development of transformers and power supplies; Support the logistics efforts with incoming and outgoing shipments / orders; Work closely with all staff members responsible for customer service, marketing and sales.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Application Support

  • Assure that products are designed and developed to meet customer specifications and international safety standards.
  • Analyze, contact and develop strong, supportive relationship with current and past customers providing technical expertise and an on-going connection
  • Call / visit current and potential customers, analyze needs, conduct sales presentations, develop long term customer relationships to sell Powertronix products and services
  • Create and deliver presentations for prospective customers at client sites, trade shows and in the office, and develop sales promotional material.
  • Technical demonstrations to engineering groups
  • Prepare and deliver quotations, specifications and sales letters.
  • Furnish the internal sales and manufacturing with sales and application information.
  • Organize and systematically follow up on inquires and quotations.
  • Utilize and role model company-wide systems, communications and processes for smooth, efficient product development and production.
  • Assist with engineering marketing including web site content development and updates
     

Engineering

  • Provide expert technical knowledge within the Powertronix team, supporting and guiding all aspects of the technical design, testing, sales, etc.
  • Assist in the design and development of toroidal transformers and power supplies, and assure they are made to customer specification and international safety standards
  • Make specifications - mechanical and electrical
  • Support sales and engineering with the selection of electrical and mechanical components
  • Assist with new product development
  • Test, evaluate, rework RMA's and assembled prototypes; document and communicate to sales, manufacturing and customers, as required
  • Participate in safety approval process
  • R & D activities to find solutions for market issues/problems and to document these activities in white papers.
  • Read safety regulator standards ex UL 60601-1, UL 506, UL1411 etc and interpret requirements and clarify technical design requirements for particular applications
  • Work closely with safety regulatory bodies and drive the projects to get the approvals.
  • Ensure ISO 9000 and process effectiveness
  • Evaluate suppliers
  • Responsible for test reports and C of C including signing and approval
  • Building prototypes, Rework and assemble prototypes
     

Requirements

  • Engineering degree with 3+ years of applicable work experience and technical understanding and competence
  • Must be positive, proactive, enthusiastic and self-driven
  • Goal oriented, professional and business minded
  • A self-starter who enjoys a “work hard, high standards” team culture
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize with little direction
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, great people skills, project management & role model for others
  • Ability to travel domestically.
  • Working knowledge of Window programs such as MS Office Word, Excel, the Internet, and common CRM programs.