Flowserve Corporation Applications Engineer in Debrecen, Hungary
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The role of the Applications engineer (m/f/t) is to assist the Commercial Operations teams to respond to requests for quotation by evaluating customers’ valve or valve automation requirements and provide quotation responses by sizing, specifying and pricing valves in accordance with customers’ specifications. This is a challenging and developmental role where you will work with a range of different brands, including Valtek, Kämmer, Valbart, Argus, Limitorque, Durco, Atomac and Worcester.
We have offices in Villach (Austria), Debrecen and Budapest (Hungary), so feel free to apply to any location you prefer.
Responsibilities & Requirements:
You will be involved in the following tasks:
Proactively cultivate and maintain a high level of communication with Sales, Operations, and other functional stakeholders in order to provide a high quality of customer service. Responsibility to proactively communicate proposal details and gain alignment from applicable sales engineers and plant managers in order to ensure full transparency and accuracy for ultimate request fulfilment.
Timely preparation of high quality and complex proposals within limitations dictated by the customer or manager using designated workload management tools and processes, while analysing productivity.
Demonstrate a firm and instructional understanding of pump/seal applications and types, a clear understanding of pump affinity laws and how these relate to pumps, seals and systems.
Excellent organizational skills and project management mindset.
Manage and monitor the proposal throughout the entire bid cycle including updating and maintaining designated quote management system, while analysing performance to maximize hit-rate and responsiveness.
Lead all coordination efforts on applicable quotes while ensuring close collaboration and communication throughout the bid cycle. Participate in strategy discussions with sales and other stakeholders.
Coordinate with operations, supply chain, and other functions to ensure that proper pricing is provided to customers, while maximizing profitability.
Minimize business risks by identifying areas commercial concern and mitigate accordingly.
Ensure clean order hand-offs occur on successful proposals, and minimize errors which could deteriorate margins.
You are our ideal colleague if you have…
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from university in mechanical, chemical, electrical or industrial engineering.
Very strong (B2-C1) German language skills and Intermediate (B2) English language skills are must
1 – 3 years of work experience with respect to the overall valve market or related industry.
Ability and agility to learn fast, especially to correctly size and select valve solutions.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).
Detailed oriented and able to work in a quick paced environment, while prioritizing daily requests and balancing customers' requirements.
Willingness to continually learn and expand understanding of valve products to more effectively size, select, apply and sell technical and engineered valve solutions.
Locations: Villach (Austria), Debrecen or Budapest (Hungary) up to 25% travel abroad.
Preferred Experience / Skills:
You are a natural at building positive relationships
You have strong analytical, research and problem-solving skills
You have keen attention to detail
You are flexible and able to cope with process changes
What we can offer you:
Friendly multicultural environment and team events
Life, accident and health insurance
Career development and training opportunity
Other Posting Location: Debrecen, Hungary;, Villach, Austria;
Primary Posting Location: Budapest, Hungary
Job Advertising Title: Applications Engineer
Job Posting Category: Sales
Employment Type: Full time
Auto req ID: 53053BR
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