Application Engineer - Team Leader - Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania United States - 19310
Application Engineer - Team Leader
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania - United States
$85,000.00 - $100,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
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WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?
The North American HQ of a major international manufacturing company has an opportunity for a progressive and creative Engineer to join their Applications Engineering team as a group leader. If you have desires to move into a leadership role with management potential than this opportunity will appeal to you. This Engineering driven firm can offer you a strong salary, cutting edge technical challenges and multiple avenues for professional growth and advancement.
Define and direct the responsibilities and priorities of the Team in Application Engineering. This includes delegation of projects/assignments, setting priorities, enforcing company and departmental policies, and measuring goal achievement.
Pro-actively work with Customer Care, sales, sales management, product development, and product directors to support new business
Measure and improve efficiencies within the group. Provide measurement of goals and objectives as well as response time on a regular basis.
Work with global team to provide consistent responses and processes.
Use employee performance appraisals as a personal development tool to provide goals, direction and guidance for group members.
Manage product performance/liability issues. Direct Product Evaluation Request (PER) analyses, perform or delegate field investigations, raise awareness of critical issues needing corrective action, coordinate service bulletin activities where field replacement of products/components is required, review and revise installation instructions, defend the company in legal/insurance actions, and working with QA and product development for continual improvement/permanent solutions.
Continuous self-education of market specific industries (products, industry trends, etc.) and sharing of this information with Application Engineering Group members under your direction.
Serve as an internal resource to developmental engineers, marketing, manufacturing and executive management with respect to product issues, and industry trends, representing the customer’s needs.
BS Degree in Engineering – Mechanical, Electrical
Demonstrated ability to work with and direct the work of others.
Ability to work within a cross-functional team.
Customer centric perspective.
Ability to review and interpret technical drawings and specifications.
Experience with test methodologies and technical standards
Understand and utilize leadership principles to motivate and develop the team to operate as a cohesive department. Lead by example.
Willingness to travel domestically & internationally.
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree