Field Applications Engineer

1 month ago(11/12/2017 17:19)
Job ID
2017-1795
US-TX-Carrollton
United States
Job Function
Sales & Commercial
Type
Permanent Full-Time
Estimated Travel Required
>50%

Company Overview

Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 4100 colleagues we operate from 21 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.

 

TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.

 

Our OPTEK Technology unit in Carrollton is an innovative leader in the optoelectronics and lighting industries. Equipped to meet the needs of our worldwide customers, OPTEK products can be found in office equipment, industrial applications, encoders, military and high-reliability applications, medical diagnostic equipment, automotive and lighting applications. With over 40 years of mounting, bonding, and packaging experience, our engineering teams have the skills and expertise to deliver optoelectronic solutions for the most demanding environments.

Role Overview and Responsibilities

Introduction

Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager, the Field Applications Engineer position will provide technical support to the Sales region they are assigned. FAE’s will work closely with the Sales organization to identify and drive NBO closure. In addition, this position will support existing business; develop technical competence and support Product Portfolio Strategy Development.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Interface between customers and Sensors and Specialist Components Engineering departments to facilitate designs and technical issues.
  • Calls on OEM accounts and distributors.
  • Training of Distributor field application engineers and product line manager.
  • Technical presentations at customers, distributors, and conferences.
  • Act as field design engineer where appropriate and qualified.
  • Provide sales back-up for Regional Sales Managers.
  • Provide technical/commercial assistance for NBO’s to include pre and post awarded and assurance of data integrity in SalesForce.com
  • Investigate and provide new product ideas and information.
  • Ensure continued self-education on applications, technologies, products, markets, and competition.
  • Reports and presentations on applications, products, markets, and competition.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • B.Eng. Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of three years of technical field or inside technical sales support or engineering design with significant customer support
  • Ability to travel within the region up to 60% of the time as required to support customers and business growth
  • Experience working with OEMs and distributors, with demonstrated team building and problem solving skills
  • Must possess ability to effectively manage multiple priorities to achieve set goals, with minimal direct supervision.
  • Possess the ability to effectively collaborate and work across organizational and cultural boundaries to drive new initiatives and implement organization common standards and processes.
  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills required.

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