Job Title: Applications Engineer

Job Title: Applications Engineer

Required Skills: CAD, Cost Estimating, Technical Drawings, Technical Presentations and some Sales experience.

Location: Marion, IA

Required Education: High School graduate and 4-year degree in an engineering related field or equivalent experience.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to stand for prolonged periods.

Travel: Travel up to 15% of the time

Must be able to independently prepare quotations, determine cost estimates and prices, develop proposal descriptions, develop or markup technical drawings, and establish selling strategies from customer’s User Requirement Specifications or from reports given by Outside Sales; prepare costing, pricing, and related technical information as necessary to support the quotation and related sales processes and travel to customer sites to provide technical support and assistance.  Requires collaboration with Design Engineering and the Laboratory on Freund-Vector’s new products and designs and will be responsible for developing plans which include the necessary materials (cost sheets, summary sheets, proposal descriptions, drawings, detailed explanations to field sales, etc.) for the Sales Support Group to introduce those products and designs to the market.  Must be able to create CAD drawings (installation layout, specification drawings) to support the quotation process and provide backup assistance, as necessary, to the Product Manager function.  

The Applications Engineer will make daily contact with non-supervisory personnel within the company to exchange information or to secure cooperation in the performance of the tasks associated with this position.  Contacts are made on a weekly basis with both supervisory and non-supervisory personnel within the company as well as with outside vendors to interpret information and to request assistance with certain tasks.  

Freund-Vector is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristic.

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