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Applications Engineer (Mechanical) - Nashville, TN

Job ID: JRAP21570
Date Posted: Apr 25, 2022
Segment: Industry
Business Unit: Hitachi Industry & Distribution
Company Name: JR Automation
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Remote: No

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Description

As a Mechanical Focused Applications (Quoting) Engineer, you will work alongside a team of automation experts.  Together you will develop an accurate budget and project quote outlining key concept points, sequence of operations and mechanical/electrical descriptions to ultimately create custom, innovative, and integrated solutions.  This is a role for a creative engineer that likes customer interaction and solving problems.   

What You’ll Do: 

  • Interact with customers throughout requirements definition, concept generation, cost development, and presentation of the proposal
  • Develop a comprehensive quote package that addresses all customer requirements
  • Collaborate with the functional sales and management teams to ensure technical alignment
  • Present concepts to customers highlighting competitive advantages
  • Manage the internal proposal design process

Note:  This list of responsibilities is by no means inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities. 

What You’ll Bring: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related business/engineering field or related industry experience.
  • 3+ years of industry experience leading successful projects.

Skills You'll Have:

  • Experience in quoting, sales, and/or customer interaction
  • Familiarity with Electrical & Pneumatic controls design 
  • Ability to read and understand electrical and mechanical design drawings 
  • Utilize extensive industrial knowledge and effectively working with project teams and customers to design and estimate complete systems 
  • Ability to identify and quantify cost factors, such as time, materials, expenses, tooling, etc. 
  • Exposure to Salesforce.com
Other Details: 
  • Travel to customer sites & other JR locations up to 20%
  • Covid-19 Disclaimer: The health & safety of everyone at JR Automation is critical to our success. As an essential employee, you will work onsite at one of our facilities and follow the policies & practices in the JR Automation Covid-19 Safe Work Playbook. Social distancing, mask wearing, and capacity limits are a few of the strategies we utilize.

Company Overview:

At JR Automation, A Hitachi Group Company, our talented teams leverage the latest technologies, innovative thinking, and decades of experience to provide our global customers with world-class automation equipment.  We transform processes & optimize operations with the solutions we design, build, program & deploy for nearly every industry.  Our people are the heart of our operations, and we believe unique skills and capabilities enable us to grow, collaborate and evolve.   

Join our team of 2,200+ at one of the 27 facilities around the globe.  We offer competitive pay, great benefits, apprenticeship programs, tuition reimbursement and training opportunities to develop your skills.      

Come Think. Solve. Create. With Us! 

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