Applications Engineer

Company: Rosemont IL
Location: Des Plaines, IL
Employment Type: Full Time
Wage: yearly

Job Summary:

Select appropriate equipment and technologies and then develop customer specific engineered water treatment systems and subcomponents based upon customer and/or sales person provided requirements, direction and appropriate water test report data.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the Water Treatment industry
  • Prepare equipment specification and costs for RFQ’s, must be able to extract necessary information for the design of the system from written specification and other customer documents; perform and interpret RO projections, analyze and size pumps and pipes for flow rates, pressure drops, etc. for water treatment equipment.
  • Provide support to customers with technical questions and product applications via phone or email - Take on the role of key technical expert for customers
  • Perform technical drawing feasibility for RFQ’s including creation of P&ID’s and other technical documents and drawings
  • Perform manufacturing feasibility and capability analysis for RFQ’s
  • Project Management skills required
  • Understanding of PLC integration and basic control logic required
  • Provide technical support for sales and marketing

    Minimum Education Requirements:

    BS degree in Engineering, Chemical Engineering preferred

    Minimum Work Experience Requirements:

    Minimum 3 years experience as an Application Engineer
    Prefer 10 yrs experience in water treatment industry

    Special Knowledge/Skills and/or Abilities:

  • Self-starter, well-organized, and self-motivated
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required, must be able to work with a diverse range of professionals
  • Strong team player and collaborative worker
  • Ability and willingness to work directly with customers on resolution of complex technical issues
  • Experience in conducting workshops and seminars for sales team, partners and customers
  • PC literacy in MS Office required, MS Project & CAD experience a plus



    Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Ability to travel when required
  • Site reviews, may be required to review / manage system installations

    Company Profile:

    Culligan International Company has been manufacturing and distributing water treatment products and bottled water for household and commercial use, worldwide, since 1936. The company has cultivated a reputation based on service, quality and water expertise over its 70+ years of industry leadership. Its solutions have been awarded the Good Housekeeping Seal®, highlighted as a Consumers Digest® ''Best Buy'', and featured on the ''Designing Spaces®'' national television show. The franchised “Culligan Man” noted in advertising is known in more than 80 countries.

    Culligan is dramatically expanding and aggressively growing our business. We offer the broadest product line, more than 200 patents and a global presence. From manufacturing the finest products to delivering expert service to home or office, we’re involved in every phase of water treatment. If you are a stand-out individual, a cut above the norm and are ready to take it to the next level, this is the company for you.

    Compensation & Benefits:

    Employees of Culligan receive a competitive benefits package and exclusive privileges, including: Employees of Culligan receive a competitive benefits package and exclusive privileges, including:
    -- Medical
    -- Dental
    -- Vision
    -- Matching 401(K)
    -- Product Discounts

    Culligan International Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

    Job Code: 1224
    Category: Engineering
    Post Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 8:03 AM
    Company: Rosemont IL
    Contact Name: recruiter

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