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Application Engineer

Company: Volpak
Location: Covington
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

About Coesia Coesia is a group of innovation-based industrial and packaging solutions companies operating globally, headquartered in Bologna, Italy, and fully owned by Isabella Sergnoli. Coesia's companies are leaders in automation solutions for multiple industries, ranging from automated processing and packaging machinery, testing and vision systems, to digital printing technologies, factory flow solutions and precision gears. Our customers include leading players in Consumer Goods, Healthcare & Pharma, Tobacco, Ceramic Tiles, Luxury Goods, Aerospace, Racing & Automotive, Electronics. Coesia has 141 operating units in 35 countries, a turnover of about 1.9 billion euros and over 8,000 employees. In the United States, Coesia employs over 900 people. About the Role The Application Engineer will satisfy customer requirements and achievements of the company budget through the development of specific activities for product line or application segments, especially in this case, focus on USA Market. The Applications Engineer will be under the responsibility of the Applications Engineer Supervisor in the United States and will be the bridge between the US Customers requirements and the Engineering Department in Volpak (Spain). In this role, you are expected to:

  • On the basis of specific client requirements, elaborate on the offer, evaluating whether it can be applied to the adequate technical solutions or if it has to be declined for technical reasons.
  • Support sales engineers in customer calls for quotations of complex systems or when the collection of more technical information or further details is necessary.
  • Execute technical proposals through system layout engineering or cost estimating of necessary components or modules.
  • Ask quotations from external suppliers and evaluate estimates.
  • Give technical support to other company departments for the segment / product lines under own responsibility.
  • Collaborate with sales engineers for problems related to assembly or in the event of customer complaints.
  • Develop the market and the sales of new products lines / segments under own responsibility, acting as the local interface with the central functions within the Company.
  • Supervise product testing to ensure that the solution provided matches customer's requirements.
  • Test the formats to validate sizing of the requested sachet to minimize risks during production and startup. What You Need to Be Successful
    • Engineering degree, with minimum 3 years of relevant work experience
    • Experience with OEM; specific industry product knowledge would be a plus
    • Excellent command of technical drawing and CAD tools
    • Experience with cost estimates and pay-off calculation
    • Customer orientation, sense of urgency and problem solving attitude
    • Strong project management skills
    • Negotiation and presentation skills
    • Fluency in English is a must Preferred Knowledge:
      • Product knowledge
      • Technical Drawing
      • Product Market
      • Project Management
      • Customer Awareness
      • Customer Technology
      • Cost estimate and Pay-Off calculations
      • AutoDesk CAD Tools Our Offer Coesia North America offers a competitive benefit package which includes, among other things:
        • Multiple health insurance plan options.
        • Company paid life insurance.
        • 401k with up to 6% company match.
        • Paid parental leave. Coesia is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity and inclusion.

Keywords: Volpak, Covington , Application Engineer, Other , Covington, Kentucky

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