Senior Applications Engineer
Company: Dover Corporation
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: February 22, 2021
PSG----is part of the Dover Fluids platform. We are an
organization on the move, always looking for talented and ambitious
people with a desire to help us grow our business. We're a global
leader in integrated flow solutions and leader in the manufacture
of pumps, systems and related flow-control solutions for the safe,
efficient and reliable transfer of critical and valuable materials.
PSG features world-class pump brands - Wilden--, Blackmer--,
Neptune---, Almatec--, Mouvex--, Griswold---, All-Flo--- ,
Abaque--, Redscrew---, Ebsray-- and Quattroflow--- - and are
committed to servicing key vertical markets that include Hygienic,
Water, Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Energy.-- We feature
world-class facilities in 6 countries, including operations in the
U.S., France, Germany, India, Australia, and China; and have
localized presence in over 100 countries. At PSG, we are
passionately committed to the development of innovative
"sustainable" technologies. We are relentless in our pursuit of
excellence, and confident in the market knowledge and expertise we
bring to our customers.
We thrive on winning and being number one. PSG offers a unique
combination of the both small company atmosphere: with an ownership
mindset that allows you to make close-to-the-customer decisions; an
innovative approach in seeing beyond what is possible today and
entrepreneurial spirit in the pursuit of new opportunities;
combined with benefits of a large company's scale, tools, career
planning and financial strength of Dover. Join PSG, a growing
global company where your curiosity, hard work and ambition is
rewarded with exceptional career opportunities in a friendly & fast
paced environment. Welcome aboard!
PSG is part of the Fluids segment of the Dover Corporation-- (NYSE:
DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual
revenues in excess of $7 billion Summary: Senior Application
Engineer--applies products to applications, provides guidance
across the full product life cycle, and links site, customer, and
sales teams. Works with Channel Partners (OEMs, Distributors,
System Integrators) and PSG Sales Managers across the globe.
Promotes new products and identifies new product
opportunities.--Develops tools & training content to Sales,
Technicians, Engineers, and others. Coordinates and conducts
training to various levels of staff, customers, distributors, and
end users. Duties
- Provides technical support to distributors and/or end-users who
require assistance with system design, process controls,--and/or
- Prepares and conducts application related training.
- Delivers--rapid, accurate and efficient answers to incoming
- Learns and understands regulations & design practices relevant
for critical applications.
- Reviews special requests and scopes out solutions that--
enhance the sale or operation of existing PSG-GR products.
- Utilizes product modification--and--customization--to
accommodate--unique market needs.
- Serves as project manager for complete and accurate solutions
to the market.
- Participates in meetings, seminars, trainings, and trade shows
to stay informed of broader market trends.
- Interfaces with other functional areas, customers, and sales
teams--in the development of new products, services, or
- Other duties as required in the support of PSG-GR business
activities. Competency: To perform the job successfully, an
individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely
manner, even when lacking complete information; Gathers and
analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions;
Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even
when dealing with emotional topics.
- Customer Focus - Considers customers a priority. Takes
ownership to solve customer's problems.--Meets commitments and
escalates situations when attention is needed.
- Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities;
Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and
welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit;
Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and
group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's
efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments of other team
- Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in both
positive and negative situations; Listens and gets clarification;
Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills;
Participates in meetings.
- Written Communication - Writes succinctly, including editing
for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs;
Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret
- Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote
quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
- Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments;
Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically;
Upholds organizational values.
- Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts
well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration
regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for
own actions; Follows through on commitments. Qualifications: To
perform this job successfully, an individual must be
self-motivated, team orientated, and able to perform essential
duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Degree in Engineering from a four-year college or university, plus
three to five years experience. Candidates with equivalent
experience will also be considered. Reasoning Ability: Ability to
define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid
conclusions with incomplete information. Ability to communicate
effectively in a variety of contexts. Ability to interpret an
extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or
diagram form and deal with multiple abstract and concrete
variables. Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an
individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,
Outlook, Teams), ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, or other), and web-based
tools. Certificates and Licenses:
Professional licensure is a plus. Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities. The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.--While performing the duties of this job, the employee
is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and
moderate--noise levels. Physical Demands: The physical demands
described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.--While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with
hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally
required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift
and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by
this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Depth perception
and Ability to adjust focus All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic
information, or any other factors prohibited by law. This position
may be located in:--Americas : United States : Michigan : Grand
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