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Applications Engineer

Company: Border States Industries
Location: Hubbard
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Applications EngineerFULL-TIME$60/hrSupporting the day-to-day operations of the Sales Staff in promoting sales, securing orders, and providing quality service to our customers. Regularly calling assigned accounts, consulting with customers on product and system applications. Will be providing technical product support for branches and customers, advising management on the success of marketing plans and strategies, providing input to sales and marketing staff on customer needs and concerns regarding pricing, products, competition, procedures, and market potential, evaluating new products and making recommendations on stock levels, evaluating demo equipment, providing field troubleshooting assistance and conducting product application assessments.Responsibilities:--- Regularly calling on assigned target accounts and consulting with customers on product and system applications.--- Providing customers with timely follow-up on quotations, technical inquiries and other requests.--- Providing continuous contact and interaction with customer s engineering staff and consultants.--- Providing technical, specific or specialized product support for branches and customers.--- Maintaining an in-depth understanding of the power grid.--- Holding in-depth, technically difficult conversations with consultants, customers and employees related to product technology.--- Working on technically difficult problems where engineering concepts are needed.--- Working with a broad range of products and services.--- Resolving complex issues related to product technology and assists the Application Specialist as needed.--- Actively participating in planning and selling of Border States technical products and services and supports the promotion of BSE s agency lines.--- Actively involved as a technical support for the outside sales staff and plays an active role in engaging consultants throughout the territory.--- Participating and advising management on the implementation and success of marketing plans and strategies.--- Consistently providing responsive, quality service to meet and exceed customer expectations.--- Providing input to other sales and marketing staff on customer needs and concerns regarding pricing, products, competition, procedures, and market potential.--- Inputting TCCM cost savings documentation that is relevant to the assigned customer base.--- Evaluating new products and making recommendations on stock levels for new and existing products.--- Providing input to the pricing and purchasing departments on product evaluations and code descriptions, inventory management, pricing developments, and other related functions.--- Evaluating demo equipment and makes suggestions for new products in specified product areas.--- Leading customer and BSE employee training on new and existing technical product lines and applications in the specified product areas.--- Providing field troubleshooting assistance, training and information/documentation support.--- Conducting product application assessments including TCCM savings, elimination of duplicate items/material consolidation, alternatives to materials, equipment, methods and practices, and regional, industry, national standards for material, equipment and apparatus.Non-essential Functions--- Performing product updates and new product launches for branches and customers as required.--- Attending and assisting with sales meetings, trade shows and training programs as needed.--- May be required to provide technical training and presentations for BSE personnel internal as well as external customers.--- Ensuring existing demos are in functional condition. Wage for this role ranges from $40.00 - $60.00PDX-04 WS-04ScheduleShift start: 8:00AMShift length: 8:00am - 5:00pm8:00pm - 5:00pmBenefitsHealth, dental, vision insurance - available after 30 daysPaid time off401(k) planQualificationsMust pass drug screenAbout Border States IndustriesBorder States is one of the largest 100% employee-owned companies in the United States, and each employee-owner has a real stake in our long-term success. Employee-ownership drives our commitment to delivering total satisfaction - each of us is empowered to exceed customer expectations. Border States was founded in 1952, when two entrepreneurs in Grand Forks, North Dakota, wanted to serve the electric utility industry. Today, we provide quality products, material management solutions and industry expertise to tens of thousands of customers in the construction, industrial and utility markets.

Keywords: Border States Industries, Portland , Applications Engineer, Engineering , Hubbard, Oregon

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