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Senior Application Engineer - Solutions/Large projects

Job Description

Position Overview

The Distribution Systems (DS) Business Unit located near Raleigh, NC is growing steadily. It is seeking highly qualified and energetic Engineers for the Solutions/Large Projects Proposals team.

The Engineer will play a significant role in business generation of DS Business Unit by preparing comprehensive technical and commercial proposals and solutions that best fits our customer needs, while ensuring competitive pricing. The Engineer will work closely with Siemens Sales to prepare offers supporting customers in the industrial, construction and utility markets on technical, contractual, and commercial issues.

This is a remote work position where the Engineer might be required to travel to the office location on an as-needed basis to attend trainings, workshops, events and special meetings.

Responsibilities

  • Review of Customer specifications, commercial/technical documents, product requirements.
  • Identify and define preliminary scope of work for a complete solution that fits the Customer specifications.
  • Prepare 2D layout drawings at a minimum, or in some cases 3D drawings to demonstrate the idea of the intended solution/scope of work.
  • Collaborate with Engineers within the Business Unit to generate technical solutions for the Siemens suite of products.
  • Prepare RFQ packages for third party products and work closely with Procurement team to secure the quotations.
  • Perform quote evaluations of all the quotations received and make technical recommendations to the design and the vendor choices.
  • Develop the cost model for the quotation and secure approvals from the senior management.
  • Prepare Customer-facing proposal packages for the complete scope of work.
  • Engage in Customer discussions by supporting the Business Development and Sales teams.
  • Work closely with the PMO team for an efficient and effective handover of the project from the Bid Phase to the Project execution phase, upon winning the project.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a minimum 5 years engineering experience in an EPC, engineering, manufacturing, utility, or industrial corporate environment.
  • Advanced degree may be substituted for 2 years of experience.
  • Experience with the design and application of electrical distribution products and power systems/ power delivery and their integration within E Houses/Buildings.
  • Knowledge of relay P&C schemes, schematics, communication network diagrams.
  • Familiarity with ANSI, IEEE, UL and NEMA standards for power distribution applications and IBC, NEC and NFPA codes and standards for E Houses/Buildings and the best practices.
  • Ability to analyze customer’s technical documentation to interpret and apply appropriate Siemens product offerings to meet the customers’ expectations in cost-effective and timely manner, offer alternative solutions to optimize profitability while meeting customer needs.
  • Basic financial knowledge to understand and participate in ongoing business planning and support the product as well as project lifecycle management processes.
  • Excellent collaboration, leadership, and decision-making skills in a team environment, and demonstrated ability to perform and prioritize multiple, simultaneous tasks while maintaining excellent customer service.
  • Excellent communications skills to effectively and accurately communicate with internal and external customers.
  • 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.
  • Excellent PC skills including Microsoft Office tools and product configuration/pricing applications.
  • Experience with Electrical and 2D Layout drawing tools such as AutoCad, Visio, etc.
  • Travel Required – Less than 10%.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience

  • Masters degree is preferred.
  • Experience with preparing 3D Layout drawings tools such as AutoCad, Revit, etc.
  • Proficient in the design and application of electrical distribution products. Knowledge of their integration within E Houses/Buildings is a plus.
  • PE/PMP certification is a plus.
  • Local candidates in & around Raleigh/Durham metro.

At Siemens, we are committed to an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles and seek to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience.

Can you see yourself, learning, growing, and succeeding here? If so, we'd like to meet you!

We offer flexible vacation time, a matching 401K plan, profit sharing, full health, life, vision, and dental benefits.

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Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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