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Fluid Power Engineer

Location: 

Maryland Heights, MO, US, 63043

Company:  1100-Applied Industrial Technologies

As a P1 (Power of One) Systems Integration Engineer you will assist our sales force with technical expertise for the design of fluid power systems, electrical, pneumatic, and complete customer system integrations. This includes preparing hydraulic schematics, electrical schematics, test procedures, controller selection, programming, and recommend and specify components. You will provide integral project management for these systems.
 

The P1 (Power of One) systems integration engineering team is a versatile premier engineering team working on key accounts, complex systems and projects, premier technology and up and coming technology, and driving innovation at customers and within our company.
 

Essential Functions:

  • Provide technical drawings and schematics of fluid power systems.
  • Review drawings, plans and other customer documents in order to prepare detailed technical proposals involving products and services offered.
  • Review product offerings and specify selected products for applications.
  • Assess and innovate equipment and machine designs to newer technologies.
  • Propose changes in equipment, processes or use of materials, which would result in cost reduction or operational improvements for the customer.
  • Provide technical services to customers relating the use, operation and maintenance of products represented.
  • Develop business relationships with customers engineer, programmers, designers, and other professional and technical personnel at commercial, industrial and other establishments to create solutions that incorporate our products and systems.
  • Maintain professional working contact with key suppliers of products sold, supporting vendor products on machine designs, and support innovation/development of future vendor products.
  • Design to learn, investigate products and technology, driving innovation on an ongoing basis, and understand how to integrate these technologies seamlessly, in areas such as hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical power transmission, lubrication, IOT, electrification and hybrid technology, and vision and laser systems.
     

Additional responsibilities:

  • Coordinate projects with leadership, sales personnel, branch personnel, and including sales and shop associates.
  • Travel to customer locations occasionally as needed to support design, project management, commissioning, testing and troubleshooting.
  • Mechanical hands-on assistance may be required on occasion.
     

Requirements:

  • Degree in engineering, mechanical preferred
  • Working knowledge of DesignCAD, AutoCAD, 3-D modeling software, or SolidWorks
  • 1+ years technical design knowledge of fluid power- primarily Hydraulics
  • Ability to read / understand technical drawings
     

Preferred:

  • Fluid Power schematic experience
  • Fluid Power Industry experience
  • Fluid Power certification.
  • Electrical controls specialist certification.
  • Programming in Codesys, C+, and/or Danfoss Plus 1.
  • Utilization of Desault PDM file management or similar systems.
  • Utilization of Desault PLM or other project management software.
     

Desired characteristics:

  • Work independently and as part of a team.
  • Listening, negotiating, and effective questioning skills.
  • Ability and desire to quickly learn new processes and systems.
  • Organization skills, detailed oriented and written communication skills.
  • PC proficiency with Word, Excel and other Office applications
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously
     

As the world’s largest fluid power distributor, the Applied Fluid Power® network of companies provide dedicated fluid power support and custom designed solutions that meet customer performance goals and keep industry running. Capabilities include system integration, manifold design, machining and assembly, electronic controls, fabrication, fluid filtration, programming, high speed hose assembly, engineering, repair services, and more. Additionally, Applied Fluid Power® has one of the largest teams of Certified Fluid Power Specialists, Certified Electronic Control Specialists and Certified Fluid Power Mechanics to assist with problem solving, system building, troubleshooting, and other custom requirements.

Applied Fluid Power® is a part of Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT), a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to hiring@applied.com or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.


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