Application Engineer
Location: Charlotte, NC


Job #11398610
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A company that specializes in industrial packaging supplies and equipment is hiring! They offer extensive product and industry training along with a competitive benefits plan (medical, dental, 401k, etc.). This position is open due to growth. You can be based in Greenville, SC or Charlotte, NC.

In this position you will...
  • assist the outside sales team to qualify opportunities
  • help sell packaging equipment and solutions
  • help quote projects
  • manage projects through installation 
  • work with machine manufacturers to make sure they understand the customers' needs 
  • travel up to 50% (typically not gone for more than a week straight) 

Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the packaging equipment industry with in-depth knowledge of packaging materials and sources for equipment and consumables.
  • Develop sales and marketing programs around packaging equipment
  • Lead the activities for training the sales force in the new technologies and functionalities with regard to packaging equipment and automation systems.
  • Generate packaging equipment and material handling solutions by conducting plant surveys, identifying opportunities and proceeding to specify the proper equipment for the challenge with existing and new customers.
  • Build strong relationships with plant engineers, operation leaders and equipment buyers with existing and new customers.
  • Create accurate plant layouts and conceptual drawings for projects that require a higher degree of engineering than an equipment brochure.
  • Identify opportunities in all areas of packaging and provide solutions that contribute to the sales and profit generated from existing and new customers.
  • Develop and create plan layouts and designs using AutoCAD.
  • Maintain an awareness of marketplace opportunities, trends, changes and threats to company success.
  • Identify opportunities in all areas of packaging and provide solutions that contribute to the sales and profit generated from existing and new customers.
 
 Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (an Engineering Degree is preferred)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with automation equipment (packaging equipment is a plus!)
  • Problem solving and solution selling skills
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to utilize AutoCAD to generate plant layouts
  • Demonstrated ability to perform in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to ensure timely completion
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Good interpersonal and conflict management skills
  • Willing to travel 50% of the time
 

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