Application Engineer, Energy Storage
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As an Application Engineer you will provide design assistance and application support to the Eaton Energy Storage Business Unit, Country Sales Organizations (SCO), EPCs, consulting engineers and channel partners in the territory/market for energy storage installations and enhance the value generated for customers. Provide necessary safety precautions and calculations during quotation and pre-order stage, in accordance with company guidelines and procedures, to reach an acceptable solution for all parties involved for complex technical issues. The Application Engineer and Project Manager can act as lead engineer in execution stage for larger and complex projects, being the customer contact person up to the reception of the whole solution by the customer.
You will work within our world class Technical team in our Espoo Site.
Your key deliverables :
You will determine, instruct and drive the technical quality and content of the quotation process. To read, interpret and agree on customer specifications in order to create a competitive Eaton solution including mechanical, electrical, safety and control systems, SCADA and PLC software applications.
You will advise on 3rd party or special equipment materials (material cost and labour/engineering efforts) in order to provide technical competitive solutions to quotation engineers. Writing technical RFQs for non-Eaton items that are part of a project and drive SCM for technical compliant bids.
You will visit, inform and advise Eaton colleagues and/or customers and/or third parties – representing the company as a technical consultant - at all organisational levels about technical possibilities of products, systems and services during quotation and pre-order stages within the given authority level and in close co-operation with sales management, in order to build up and maintain strong relationships.
You will analyse electrical and/or mechanical faults and to advise customers about possible technical solutions with regards to complete (company own or competitive) systems, in close co-operation with sales management in order to solve customer’s problems without endangering the company’s image or financial position
You will be responsible for the execution and supervision of multiple projects in parallel while meeting requested return dates of the quotation engineer/ project manager. For some key projects manage delivery of the solution up to final release to customers
You will coordinate partners and suppliers in order to deliver the parts of the solution according to customers’ requirements and planning
You will write various kinds of technical and commercial documents with regard to design, testing, commissioning and delivery, in line with general accepted standards in Engineering, in order to assure that the customer specifications are met upon delivery. Including “comments, deviations, exceptions” as part of the technical compliance of the project.
You will administer all relevant information according to the company’s guidelines, in order to assure timely availability for management and colleagues.
What we are looking for:
BSc Electrical Engineering
Application, electrical and mechanical Engineering experience
Fluent in English (German as a plus)
Possess necessary computer skills including: Adobe Acrobat, AutoCAD, Internet applications, Microsoft Office applications, and other product configuration tools.
Technical sales attitude
Customer focus: specifications and demands
Architecture knowledge regarding LV, MV, PSA including transformers/ generators, packaged substations (containers).
Engineering, Calculation, Studies and Manufacturing methods for Safety and Control systems
Then we want to hear about you!
What Eaton offers:
At Eaton, inclusion and diversity is our strength. We embrace the power of many perspectives to drive innovation and growth that benefits our people, investors, customers and communities.
Competitive compensation and benefits package (flexible working hours, wellness program, bonus plan, private healthcare)
Great promotional opportunities – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible
Excellent working environment – safety and ethic are really important for us
We’re proud to have strong governance for inclusion and diversity. With 50% diversity on our Board of Directors and more than 4,000 Eaton leaders attending Inclusion & Diversity training courses, we’re firmly committed to setting guidance, targets and activities that foster greater inclusion and diversity everywhere we do business.
Learning & Development - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University
For more information feel free to contact Fabrice Roudet on fabriceroudet@Eaton.com
Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of $20.4 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technology and services. Eaton has approximately 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.
(Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening. – if applicable)
We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.
Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: PQED Power Quality Division EMEA
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time