Application Engineer

Flower Mound, TX | Direct Hire

Job ID: 19516 Category: CAD/Electrical Design
Id: 19516
Category: CAD/Electrical Design
Location/City: TX - Flower Mound
Job Type: Direct Hire
Region: Central

Meridian Technology Group is seeking an Application Engineer.

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    The Application Engineer (AE) is an integral member of the Coating & Conveying Sales Team and coordinates all pre-sales activity to include conceptual layout development, estimating, and quoting. The AE will work closely with one or more Regional Sales Managers as a technical resource throughout the sales process.

The Application Engineer's responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Gather the required information for each project by interfacing with the Regional Sales Manager and/or customer
  • Develop a system concept and create a conceptual layout drawing (CLD) of the proposed system
  • Generate pricing for each piece of equipment utilizing internal pricing tools as well as soliciting bids from outside vendors when required
  • Generate a proposal to present to the customer
  • Revise the drawing, pricing, and/or proposal as needed
  • Work with engineering and manufacturing to establish a delivery schedule
  • Prepare sold projects for handoff to the Project Management team
  • Occasionally travel to customer locations, typically with the Regional Sales Managers, to get a first-hand perspective of the customer's facility when laying out a potential system or to help answer questions about current or future equipment
  • Interface and coordinate with many different groups, to include:
  • Project Engineers when establishing system layouts
  • Production Engineers when developing schedules
  • Development Engineers when discussing the application of new design concepts
  • Other AEs when collaborating and sharing information on current and past projects
  • Sales personnel from the Processing and Packaging teams when coordinating overall system proposals
  • Project Managers to help answer questions during the manufacturing and installation phases
  • Proficiently utilize several different software programs, to include:
  • AutoCAD LT to create conceptual layout drawings
  • Salesforce and BigMachines to generate pricing and proposals
  • SAP to enter order information and research historical data
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint for general daily activities
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS / EXPECTATIONS: Desired Educational / Skill Background:
  • 2-year Associates of Applied Science degree in an engineering-related field, or
  • 4-year Bachelor degree in engineering or engineering-related field, or
  • Can demonstrate equivalent knowledge in this type of field from prolonged experience and/or study
  • Basic level of skill in AutoCAD, with the experience and ability to produce 2-dimensional drawings
  • Basic level of skill using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability and desire to:
  • Schedule, organize, and prioritize assigned tasks
  • Meet specified deadlines for assigned tasks
  • Learn technical requirements and characteristics of the company's various product lines
  • Efficiently produce accurate documents (layout drawings, estimates, proposals, etc)
  • Demonstrate reliable and self-directed work habits
  • Learn new skills, seek new assignments, and assume new responsibilities as needed
  • Demonstrate proper judgment and decision-making skills, both technically and professionally
  • Travel 15-20% (approximately one to two trips per month)
  • Effectively communicate with diverse individuals and groups, both internal and external
  • Use various methods of communication (written/email, phone, and face-to-face), and choose the most effective for each situation
  • Identify opportunities and propose ideas for improving our processes
  • Advanced skills in Excel (formulas, pivot tables, etc.), Word, and/or PowerPoint
  • Advanced skills in AutoCAD
  • Prior experience with SAP, Salesforce and/or BigMachines software
  • Multilingual (Spanish, French, or any other)

Meridian Technology Group is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and non-discrimination for all employees in all job classifications and for prospective employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. All hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States. We are unable to sponsor applicants for work visas. No 3rd party companies/candidates.

Please email your resume now or
contact us for more details:
Meridian Technology Group Recruiting Team
(214)273-4497   (817)601-4651 in Texas
(800)698-0853 outside Texas

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