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Solutions Engineer

Posted on: April 12, 2017

Position: Solutions Engineer

Job Status: Full-time, Salaried Non-Exempt

Department: Solutions Engineering

Reports to: Director of Solution Development – Mobile Automation NA

 

Overview:

As a Solutions Engineer, you will work closely with the Sales teams to learn the customer needs, define the right automation solution, and provide technical support and expertise. You will perform application assessments on site and work together with the customer and internal team to concept and cost system solutions. A Solutions Engineer works with many departments, including Engineering, Sales, Customer Service, and Manufacturing.

Experience/Degree Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or related field
  • 2-5 years engineering experience
  • 3-5 years applications experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with material handling equipment systems in a warehouse

Responsibilities:

  • Provide expertise to Sales and customers regarding Egemin’s product offerings and capabilities
  • Prepare and review cost estimates
  • Review and approve technical details in customer communication including proposals
  • Travel to potential customer sites to research, collect and report information about the application
  • Attend meetings with customers, either in a support role or making presentations
  • Collaborate with Engineering to determine feasibility and develop new system solutions
  • Work with Sales personnel to determine customer requirements and concept solutions
  • Help Identify product development priorities and communicate these throughout the organization
  • Any other duties assigned by the company

Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Understanding of how to optimize warehouse operations
  • Understanding of warehouse management software systems
  • Computer skills: AutoCAD, Microsoft Office (especially Excel)
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Ability to work well within a team environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Self-starter who will take initiative to identify issues and pursue resolutions
  • Must work well under high pressure situations
  • 35-50% travel time

Knowledge/Skills Preferred:

  • Experience in Material Handling Automation equipment, preferably AGVs, Pallet Conveyor, and/or AS/RS
  • Experience in WMS, WCS, or Control Level Software
  • Computer skills: Programming
  • Architectural knowledge in electrical, mechanical, and software products
  • Strong automation integration and design experience

 

Travel:

  • Up to 50%, including international