Applications Engineer

Wendell, North Carolina
04 Oct 2016
24 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Energy Management (EM)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Medium Voltage & Systems
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Mid Level

Req ID 158512
Required Education Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Location NC - Wendell
Required Travel 10%

Division Description
The Siemens Energy Management Division is one of the leading global suppliers of products, systems, solutions, and services for the economical, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. The portfolio includes facilities and systems for the low-voltage and distribution power grid level, smart grid solutions and high-voltage transmission systems.

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Job Description
The Medium Voltage & Systems Business Unit, located in Raleigh, NC is growing steadily. It is seeking highly qualified and energetic Application Engineers (AE) for its Air Insulated Switchgear Business Segment.

The AE will play a significant role in business generation of Medium Voltage Switchgear and Motor Controllers (MVS & MVC) by offering a solution that best fits our customer needs and ensuring competitive pricing. The AE will work closely with Siemens Sales and customers in the industrial, construction and utility markets on technical, contractual and commercial issues.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
1. Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering.
2. Possess basic level of technical knowledge with the application of electrical distribution products and systems.
3. Ability to analyze customer's technical specifications, apply appropriate product offerings to meet the customers' expectations in cost-effective and timely manner, offer alternative solutions to optimize profitability while meeting customer needs.
4. Excellent team player and demonstrated ability to perform and prioritize multiple, simultaneous tasks while maintaining excellent customer service.
5. Excellent communications skills to effectively and accurately communicate with internal and external customers.
6. Basic financial knowledge to understand and participate in ongoing business planning and support the product as well as project lifecycle management processes.
7. Ability to identify market trends and using this information, work closely with Marketing and Technology to create and justify projects to close the identified gaps.
8. Excellent PC skills including Microsoft Office tools and product configuration/pricing applications.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
1. Familiarity with ANSI, IEEE, UL and NEMA standards for MV Switchgear.
2. Knowledge and experience with the application of electrical distribution products and systems with a focus on medium voltage switchgear products in construction, industrial and utility related market segments.
3. Knowledge and experience with evaluating SLD, relay P&C schemes, communication network diagrams (media & protocols).
Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

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