Applications Engineer II

Location: Mt. Airy, North Carolina
Opening ID: 27232
Job Family: Engineer
Date Posted: Sep 13, 2022

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Job Description

Responsibilities

PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Further develop knowledge of Altec, Engineering practices, and technical leadership 

APPLICATIONS ENGINEER
• Converts order requirements into a proposal package for the Customer and a technical build package for Operations inclusive of Unit/Body/Chassis and all associate components and systems
• Develops specifications of products, materials and components
• Provides technical oversight to engineering technologists and designers

The level of this position may be adjusted upwards in the career path, if the selected candidates meets the qualification. 
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Practices prudent engineering and effectively apply formal engineering training adding to the overall effectiveness of the Engineering Group and enhancement of Altec’s position within the product line
• Participates and contribute productively as part of Altec’s team-oriented design, manufacture and customer service/support efforts
• Operates with some decision-making latitude within the scope of an assignment
• Knows and applies fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures in the engineering field
• As directed, may assign work to Designers, Engineering Technologists and Engineers (entry level)
• Communicates with customers on issues of technical specifications, product design and operation as appropriate
• Supports Operations, Sales, and Service
• Interfaces directly with Suppliers and Customers
• Utilizes Lean principles to improve our products and processes
• May manage various sizes of Altec projects and/or act as Team Lead.
• Fulfills assigned responsibilities in one or more of the following roles

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
• ABET EAC certified Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a Master’s Degree in Engineering
• Internal candidates - Minimum of two (2) years' Altec full-time experience
o Applicable Masters counts as one year of experience. 
o ***Coop, Intern, Temp experience does not count towards the requirements
• External candidates - Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in an engineering role after earning the Degree in Engineering
o Applicable Masters counts as one year of experience. 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Must be able to work with team members and work with minimal supervision
• Must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time, potentially on short notice, which may include flying.

FINANCIAL BUDGETING, CAPITAL, AND/OR MANPOWER RESPONSIBILITIES:
• None

OTHER POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:
• Demonstrated record of responsibility
• Extremely detail oriented
• Customer Service Oriented
• Motivated, goal oriented and persistent
• Maintain Company confidentiality
• Must manage deadlines well
• Participate in Continuous Improvement Initiatives

Responsibility for Safety:
• Safety In everything we do

Responsibility to Prevent Errors:
• Ensures appropriate reviews have been performed as needed for high quality 
• Follow all established process and guidelines

Mental Alertness:
• Continuous attention to all job functions ensuring quality products

Communication with Others:
• Requires outside and inside contacts to carry out company policy and programs; Improper handling will have considerable effect on operational results;  Must often deal with matters requiring explanation, persuasion and obtaining of approvals

Benefits

Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
          • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
          • Retirement 401(k) Program
          • Vacation and Holidays
          • Flexible Spending Accounts
          • Tuition Assistance Program
          • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
          • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

EEO Statement

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.

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