EE21080 Associate Sales Application Engineer EEP

Employer: TMEIC
Job Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 9/16/2021
Closing Date: 10/22/2021
TMEIC Corporation, headquartered in Roanoke, VA, designs, develops and engineers advanced automation, large AC and DC motors, photovoltaic inverters and variable frequency drive systems. TMEIC Corporation specializes in the Renewable Energy, Metals, Material Handling, Oil & Gas, Mining, Testing and other industrial markets worldwide. We drive industry.
Job Description Job # EE21080 
Job TitleAssociate Sales Application Engineer - Engineering Excellence ProgramOffice LocationRoanoke, VA
Business/DepartmentRotational TrackSales Territory, if applicable 
General Role Description
Complete the identified Engineering Excellence Program (EEP) curriculum during the 24-month program period, including successive work rotations in a variety of the Company’s business units and/or client projects, and a 12-week project-based New Engineer Development Program.
Preparation for the Following Role Accountabilities
  • Prepare technical specifications of drive and automation systems to meet clients’ Request for Quote (RFQ) requirements and to effectively communicate these requirements to the clients and internal engineering team
  • Define solutions that include hardware and software requirements for a project, in collaboration with clients and original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s)
  • Prepare detailed cost elements for the technical specification
  • Identify enhanced product or service feature needs by soliciting feedback from clients
  • Design competitive and viable technical approaches to resolve client issues
  • Feedback product and service deficiencies to Business Unit Commercial Leader for continuous improvement
  • Prepare specifications for required components
  • Evaluate supplier proposals to determine the best technical and most economical solution for the application
  • Prepare and deliver presentations at technical conferences and meetings with clients, at client sites as necessary or assigned
  • Review brochures for technical accuracy
  • Provide technical guidance in the preparation, review, and final commercial proposal generation to client
  • Lead technical and commercial proposal development for small projects with limited supervision
  • Identify and suggest new products and applications to drive business growth
  • Monitor industry trends to recommend new product and service features
  • Track competitive environment to identify new products and technology, and provide comparative analyses to the commercial and R&D teams
  • Track competitor offerings, assess client situations, and propose competitive options applicable to the client’s individual needs
General Employee Accountabilities
  • Bring full effort to bear on tasks assigned by manager
  • Give manager best advice
  • Give earliest notice when work cannot be delivered as specified
  • Cooperate and collaborate with peers and interact cross-organizationally as specified by manager
  • Exemplify Company Core Values:  Integrity, Client Focus, Team Orientation, and Personal Commitment
  • Comply with all Company policies, practices, and procedures and all regulations and laws
  • Recommend viable improvements proactively
  • Ensure effective utilization of business tools and processes

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, software engineering, mathematics, or mechatronics
  • Classes, labs, and projects with concentration in some combination of electrical power systems, control system theory, supervisory software development, data base design/management, software engineering, robotics, or mechatronics
  • Personal computer hardware and software skill proficiency
  • Co-op, internship or other work experience
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated successful working relationships with clients, suppliers, and other internal and external contacts, in all employment and/or educational settings
  • Demonstrated successful and positive personal leadership, interpersonal, organizational, administrative, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement in areas of responsibility, in all employment and/or educational settings
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Availability to travel domestically, 10%, and internationally, 5%, sometimes with limited notice

Preferred Qualifications
  • Research project or thesis in the areas of electrical power systems,  control system theory, software engineering, robotics, mechatronics, or AC/DC motor drives
  • Work experience as research assistant, intern, or co-op in the above areas

Link to TMEIC Corporation website:  In order to be considered for a job opening, all applicants must complete an on-line job application, in full, for each job opening.  A resume can be attached to the on-line application, but is not considered a substitute for the information in the application.  Applications are not accepted for positions not posted.  Current job listings, along with our application, can be found on our website.  Select “Career Opportunities” on the “Careers” tab of our website. Please, no telephone calls.
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