Senior Application Engineer

Company: Wynright Corporation ( Learn More )

General Information
4 Year Degree
At least 10 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description Overview:

The Senior Application Engineer performs engineering and project management duties as assigned by the Director of Application Engineering. Responsible for engineering, project management, customer relationship management, and code compliance. Mentors and trains less-senior team members.

  • Works with the industrial engineering team, design analysis group, Sales, and customers to define system requirements and specifications
  • Designs large, sometimes complex static, semi-automated, and automated material handling systems; specifies auxiliary equipment and systems
  • Works with clients to specify peripheral equipment such as workstations, forklifts, carton erectors, case sealers, and other material handling equipment; evaluates alternative technologies
  • Write proposals, evaluates vendor offers, and estimates project costs, including working with other Wynright groups and vendors
  • Supports Sales, including visiting job sites for customer meetings and surveys
  • Creates plans and drawings, including drawings in AutoCAD 3D and working with sheet sets
  • Ensures that designs are compliant with relevant codes, such as building, fire, CEMA, and OSHA
  • Reviews the work of other department members, providing training and mentorship
  • Identifies new technologies, equipment providers, fabricators, and subcontractors
  • Project manages and/or engineers jobs, including building project schedules, ordering equipment, obtaining permits, contracting for installation, overseeing the installation work, testing and commissioning the system, communicating with customers, enforcing safety standards, tracking, forecasting, and reporting project financials; ensures system integration and effectiveness and makes sure they meet all requirements
  • Helps enforce company and department project management and engineering standards
  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Civil, or Industrial Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 10 years of industry experience
  • Expertise with AutoCAD and 3D drawing
  • Expertise with material handling
  • Knowledge of project management and minimum of one engineering discipline
  • Knowledge of financial accounting
  • Leadership and conflict resolution skills
  • Requires hands-on skills, verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills and organizational skills to manage projects to successful completion
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to learn new technologies
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings as required, particularly for “go-live” events
  • EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

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