12 days old

Application Engineer

Kelly Services
Glendale Heights, IL 60139
**Application/Sales Engineer Direct Hire**

Kelly Engineering Resources is searching for an **Application/Sales Engineer** on behalf of our client, a distributer and manufacturer of wastewater pumps and process equipment, that is located in the NW Suburbs. Our client is growing and as a result, they are searching for an individual to join their Application/Sales Engineering team.

In this role, you will work onsite, in an office environment where your main focus is to support pre-sales efforts such as reviewing and responding to RFPs from municipal governments regarding new wastewater equipment.

**You will:**

+ Communicate between outside sales, design engineering, customers and vendors in regard to all aspects of product applications and specifications.

+ ?Review new RFPs and identify contradictions, select and size equipment, utilize Solidworks for equipment and facility layouts.

+ Serve as the subject matter expert regarding sewage pumps, and process equipment (skimmers, bar screens, aerators, mixers, etc.)

+ Review technical specifications & drawing for RFPs and determine feasibility

+ Review product specifications for bid submittals, product applications

+ Clarify and resolve any contradictory requirements or discrepancies.

+ Write project proposals, presentations, bids, quotes, technical documentation for both product sales and rentals.

+ Assist marketing with technical articles.

+ Contribute to technical user manuals & training materials.

+ Maintain technical knowledge on products and innovations within the industry.

+ Travel to visit customer sites for field support, operator training and meeting in support of projects and to attend industry trade shows (approximately 10%)

**Qualifications of the Successful Sales/Application Engineer**

+ Ideal candidate will have any of the following backgrounds:

+ ?Engineering Degree in Mechanical or Water Resources Engineering and a strong interest in pumps or the wastewater industry. Entry level candidates encouraged to apply.

+ Prior experience in applications or sales engineer for pumps or targeting municipal government/wastewater customers.

+ Required verbal communications skills: High ability respond to municipal customers, sales team, and manufacturing via phone and in person as needed. If your first response when a problem arises is to verbally engage stakeholder to get to the root cause, then this is the role for you.

+ Required written communications skills:

+ Read, understand and interpret CAD drawings, field measurements, technical specifications, RFPs and product manuals is required.

+ Create presentations and technical documents, training materials

+ Interpersonal requirements: proactive, self-starter, able to trouble shoot process problems related to equipment and the sales cycle, personable and a relationship builder.

+ Competency with Solidworks or any other CAD packages for facility or equipment layouts is required.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-10-13 Expires: 2021-11-25

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