Sales Application Controls Engineeer

Denver, Colorado
04 Oct 2016
24 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Digital Factory (DF)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Factory Automation
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Senior Level

Req ID 158380
Required Education Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Location GA - Norcross, MI - Detroit, TX - Houston, CO - Denver, PA - Philadelphia
Required Travel 50%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.

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Job Description
Systems Engineer - Motion Control Solutions

Position Overview
Siemens Industry - Factory Automation business unit has a Systems Engineer position available. The position is focused on motion control solutions using a Siemens-centric architecture.  The systems engineer is the technical lead for developing solutions and approaches to motion control applications.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a strong team providing the best end to end industrial automation solutions in the market.  Siemens is leading the charge in providing innovative solutions to bolster the manufacturing renaissance in the US.

Acts as the technical lead for motion control solutions for the US market.
Generates specific motion control collateral such as application notes and demo's for reuse by others.

Actively participates in account planning sessions in cooperation with the local sales and technical resources on strategic opportunities. Provides customers and account representatives with technical product advice and demonstration support during pre-sales discussions.
Develops and presents technical proposals, including product demonstrations and product prototypes. Guides the account teams to develop plans that are feasible within cost, time, and environment constraints.
Performs complex hardware and/or software design consultation in accordance with customer/project needs.

Provides software development consultation to prospective users. Supports marketing and knowledge transfer through participation in events such as product/technology core teams and Siemens technical conferences.  
Required knowledge/skills, Education, and Experience:

A Systems Engineer is experienced in automation architectures involving multiple products and technologies and has comprehensive knowledge in architecting complex solutions. A Systems Engineer has comprehensive knowledge in multiple automation areas and extensive knowledge in at least one area.  Automation areas include PLC's, Networking, HMI panels, SCADA, PC-Based Automation, Safety, and Drives/Motion. The Systems Engineer for motion is focused on competitive motion solutions and actively participates on product/technology core teams bringing depth of knowledge around motion solutions to the core teams.
Technical Skills Required:
Simotion Motion Controller
Technology PLC's (S7-300T CPU's)
Drives/Motion (Sinamic G120/S120)
PLCs (S7 300 400 1200 and 1500)
Networking (Profinet RT/IRT)
HMI Panels PC Based Automation
Engineering Soft Skills Required:
Solution fitting
Proof of concept
Tech selling
Mentoring/Knowledge transfer
BS in electrical/computer/mechanical engineering or computer science.
Typically 8-10 years of experience in automation/motion systems and demonstration of key responsibilities and knowledge as presented above.
Industry Vertical Experience desired in areas such as metals, textile, packaging, plastics, cranes, handling, printing, and converting. Knowledge of competitor's product is a plus.
Travel 50%    *LI-AJK
Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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