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Applications Engineer – Filtration, Appleton, WI

FPC Bangor, a Forbes top 1% Executive Search Firms in the USA, is working with a global leader in air filtration. A successful candidate will collaborate with customers to present specifications for new product development and enhancements to existing products. This role will collaborate with research and development, production, and quality to ensure products are produced on-time and with the highest standards to meet the clients’ needs. Successful candidates have technical product expertise in the wet-laid filtration space as well as a proven track record of bringing new products to life. This role will require travel with the sales team as well as being on-site for client meetings.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support for customers and R&D. As the liaison between the two, the application engineer will bridge the gap in communication.
  • Work with sales to provide technical specification necessary for R&D to develop new products or re-engineer existing products to meet customer demands
  • Provide technical support to engineers and production staff to ensure equipment is set to proper specification or modified between runs to produce quality filtration media to meet customer needs
  • Lead projects for pilot programs for industrial filtration. This includes specification of raw materials, design and process improvements, and presentations to customers.

Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Chemical Engineering, Paper Science, or Chemistry preferred but not required
  • 5+ years relevant work experience in Filtration
  • Full life cycle project management experience to bring concept to life
  • Customer experience and strong communication skills required.
  • Ability to work on projects demanding rigid industry, product, and customer specifications
  • Experience working in a matrixed environment; global experience highly preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with customers, R&D, Engineers, Production staff and vendors
  • 50-75% travel required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical expertise with wet-laid filtration products, excellent communication skills, and ability to listen and learn from our customers to determine their needs.
  • Advanced Degree desired

Please send resume and salary requirements to Basant Paradis.