Application Engineer

The Engineer will be the primary technical resource for the field sales force and responsible for driving and managing the technology evaluation stage of the sales process.

Arlington Heights, IL

Messina Group

<p>Messina Group is a national&nbsp;recruiting firm that has grown to over 500 employees and continues to serve its clients across numerous industries. With an average employee tenure of 20 years, Messina understands the level of quality talent organizations need to succeed. Our staffing expertise includes: <br /><br />BECO&nbsp;| Manufacturing &amp; Engineering&nbsp;<br />BECO | Architectural &amp; Engineering&nbsp;<br />Lab Temps | Scientific &amp; Laboratory&nbsp;<br />Financial Temps&nbsp;| Financial, Accounting &amp; Administrative&nbsp;<br />MG | Project Management &amp; IT<br />MG | Digital Marketing &amp; Creative</p>

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3-5+ years of engineering experience

Overview: <br /> <p>The successful candidate will receive a competitive compensation and benefit package including:</p> <ul> <li>Paid Time Off &amp; Holiday Pay&nbsp;</li> <li>Blue Cross Medical&nbsp;</li> <li>Dental&nbsp;</li> <li>Vision Care&nbsp;</li> <li>Company Paid Life Insurance&nbsp;</li> <li>Short / Long term disability&nbsp;</li> <li>401(k) Plan&nbsp;</li> <li>Employee Assistance Program&nbsp;</li> <li>Tuition Reimbursement and much more!&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Maintain an expert-level of product knowledge with labeling application equipment and systems.</li> <li>Respond to the functional and technical elements of RFQs and RFPs by reviewing customer applications; understand customer&rsquo;s needs and offer customized solutions.</li> <li>Prepare RFQs and functional specifications for equipment and systems procured from client partners.</li> <li>Identify, procure and manage materials necessary for the design and acceptance test processes.</li> <li>Manage, monitor and report status of projects conducted by client partners.</li> <li>Conduct and oversee in-house and in-field factory or site acceptance tests.</li> <li>Give technical support and product solutions to customers.</li> <li>Review, clarify and process equipment orders.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED/PREFERRED:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelors or Associates Degree desired in an engineering discipline along with strong mechanical/electrical aptitude.</li> <li>3-5+ years of engineering experience.</li> <li>Proficient with Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.</li> <li>Working knowledge of CAD 2D/3D software required (preferably Autodesk Inventor).</li> <li>Ability to write and speak effectively with customers and employees.</li> <li>Proven success in customer and team relationships.</li> <li>Self-starter, analytical, and with strong business insight.</li> <li>Works well in collaborative environment.</li> </ul> &nbsp;