Federal Mogul Powertrain Sales Engineer Rings,Liners and VSG in Plymouth, Michigan

Title: Sales Engineer (Rings,Liners and VSG)ID: req10804Type: Full TimeFunction: Product EngineeringDivision: PT - Rings, Liners and VSG - Rings LinersLocation: Plymouth, MI, United States (47001 Port Street)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: We seek a sales engineer who will provide engineering customer service position with additional commercial tasks. The sales engineer works together with the customer business development manager to provide the necessary service to Distributors as well as OEM customers. The business situation and individual skills may dictate the method of meeting these responsibilities, but the end result will always be superior customer service and the advancement of the business. The sales engineer is the project manager responsible for the concept, design, development, and production support of Mechanical Face Seal components. This work includes Customer Program Development (APQP); Part Design; Verification Validation Testing; Failure Analysis; Value Analysis/Value Engineering; Customer Interfacing and Simultaneous Engineering with the Friedberg (Germany) manufacturing plant. In addition, the sales engineer contributes to commercial tasks such as marketing, pricing, customer-, country- and segment strategy and sales controlling.The sales engineer is responsible for activelyparticipating in the appropriate business unit meetings. As a member of these teams, he/she is challenged to manage the current business situation as well as setting the future direction of the business.Responsibilities include:•Collaboration by developing specific customer account strategies.•Autonomous and self-responsible preparation, execution and post-processing of customer visits•Develop industrial products based on the input from experienced Application Engineers)•Prepare tests requests, evaluate test results, and publish final test reports.•Process Sample Orders and Request For Quotes.•Assist in root cause analysis of EOT (End of Test) or field returned parts.•Prepare detailed failure analysis reports•Contribution by developing new application designs as the designated project manager for the Customer•Work with manufacturing plants to ensure manufacturability of designs.•Management of small and medium size customer projects:•Developing and checking project documentation, compiling all data relating to a specific application for a specific customer.•Developing customer and project strategies in cooperation with the central application engineering, product management, production and sales regarding, for example, type selection, combination options, technical versions, capacity planning, new technologies, etc.•Travel as required (up to 40% both domestic and international) to support the customer and to support/develop new opportunities. Extended stays up to 2-3 weeks may be requiredREQUIREMENTS:•Bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent/higher experience.•Minimum of 2-5 years of relevant work experience or motivated Graduate•Good interpersonal skills and ideally intercultural experience with Germany•Good written and verbal communication skills.•Have the ability to perform detailed customer presentation•Enhanced problem solving skills; Ability to methodically organize a root cause investigation for End of Test results or field returned parts.•Ability to take a lead role in minor advanced engineering projects.•Ability to lead a team, to achieve desired results•Ability to conceptualize new designs and concepts.Equal