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Applications Engineer (Mechanical/Chemical)


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Hamden Manufacturing company has an opening for an Applications Engineer

(Recent College graduates with a degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering , as well as experienced candidates with experience in either, are encouraged to apply!) 

This is a FT temp to perm position, paying approximately $50-60k, doe

Summary of the Manufacturing Applications Engineer (Mechanical/Chemical): 
(This is NOT an IT position)

Provide distributed products technical support, including making timely engineered product selection for various products including but not limited to pumps, instrumentation, and valves. Requires active listening and clear communication with the customer, vendors, and other internal teams.

Essential Functions:

• Thorough understanding of various product technologies and product lines/offerings in order to be able to provide quick and accurate support to customers and other staff.
• Select correct products based upon customer requirements-can be generated by verbal or email communication and includes formal bid specification packages
• Ability to understand technical product and process specifications along with technical PID and layout drawings where applicable.
• Communicate with customers effectively during design and procurement to ensure it goes smoothly, ensuring customer deadlines are met.
• Utilizing Salesforce CRM software to track all technical work and communications.


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications for the Applications Engineer: 

(This is NOT an IT position)

• Bachelor’s in engineering is preferred but not required. (Mechanical or Chemical preferred). 
• 0-10 years in a related field 
• Knowledge of general mechanical and chemical engineering principles, specifically including fluid mechanics, structural, heat transfer, chemical compatibility and piping systems.
• Familiar with computers/software including MS

 Knowledge and Skills:

• Problem Solving
• Logical thinking
• Multi-tasking
• Time management
• Presentation Skills
• Technical Capacity
• Excellent Written and Verbal Communication
• Foresight
• Project Management
• Organization
• Team- oriented
• Adapt to various levels of customers and co-workers to create a team atmosphere

Physical Requirements:
• Must be able to lift 10 lbs. unaided
• Must be able to sit for long periods of time
• Must be able to type, bend and reach
• Must be able to travel approximately 5% of the time

• Typical professional, office setting.
• Exposure to industrial conditions when visiting customers and touring their facilities.
• Must be able to handle varying levels of stress.
• Routinely use standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copiers, printers, fax machines etc.



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