Principal Sales Applications Engineer

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

Business Unit Digital Factory (DF)
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Mid Level

Req ID 153869
Required Education Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Location WA - Seattle
Required Travel 20%

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, Healthcare 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
Position Overview:

We are currently seeking  an Prinicipal Sales Applications Engineer for the Aerospace Vertical in Seattle, WA.  This position is an individual contributor role that reports to the Director of the Aerospace Vertical.  
This position is responsible for providing product information for customer solutions.


The incumbent's duties will include the following:

- Applies acquired process, product and/or equipment knowledge based on current industry trends, competitive practices, performance, price and market position. Designs moderate hardware/software solutions as appropriate.

- Completes technical product advice for the development and implementation of customer solutions. Prepares and presents detailed technical proposals, including product demonstrations  and product prototypes.

- Reviews/analyzes specification costs of installations to determine changes/revisions resulting in lower design/manufacturing costs and increase profitability.

- Proposes specific products and value engineering adaptations with cost-effective results, meeting customer needs.

- Prepares and presents customer needs plan to company teams to assure complete plan is feasible within cost, time, and environment constraints.

- Consults with appropriate groups in preparation of proposals for complex domestic/international installations. Prepares explanation to enable proper interpretation/evaluation of specifications, performance characteristics, or other technical data.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

Experience with a combination of the following:
1. CNC, PLC, SCADA, Step7 and HMI, guiding customers on the usage of Siemens' products.
2. Assist customers through applications from concept through completion.
3. Coordinate with sales team, providing technical support to help close automation  business.
4. Provide one-on-one support to customers to help convert and close business

A BS degree and 3-5 years of experience in a related field.
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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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