Application Engineer - Team Leader - Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania United States - 19310



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 19310
Title: Application Engineer - Team Leader
Job Location: Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $85,000.00 - $100,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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