Applications Engineer | Tyges International

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Job Description: 
  • Position Profile #4906
  • Position: Applications Engineer Reporting to: Sales Engineering Manager

Company Overview:

Our client is a global fluidics leader serving high growth specialized markets, best known for its expertise in highly engineered fluidics systems and components, as well for our expertise in fire and safety products.  The company is a leader in creating enabling technology used in many of the most common everyday activities. They are organized in several business segments to optimize our market strategies, better serve our customers and provide a solid foundation for both organic and acquisitive growth.  

Primary Function:

Applications Engineer: The Applications Engineer generates new designs and maintains present business with existing and new customers within the Defense, Sensing, and Security (DSS) and Industrial (IND) market segments; assists in identifying new product improvement and development opportunities; assists in identifying and assessing competitors within the DSS and IND segments; handles the technical portion of trade compliance paperwork, including import and export related documentation. Assists in developing and maintain processes for trade compliance for sales and operations. Stays current with optical industry trends and technology in addition to trade compliance changes and updates. Provides technical assistance as needed to sales team.   

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • B.S. in physics, electrical engineering, optical engineering or other related discipline, with preferably 1-3 years industry experience
  • Experience with high energy lasers, opto-mechanical components and/or opto-mechanical assemblies preferable
  • Experience with interpretation of engineering drawings; familiarity of MIL Standards, ISO Standards, and/or GD&T preferable
  • Experience with lens design (ZEMAX, Code-V) or modeling software (i.e. CAD, Solidworks)
  • Experience with MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Ability to lead sales processes from design to purchase order
  • Ability to lead complex quote processes with customers, suppliers, and manufacturing engineers 
  • Ability to make decisions on matters of compliance for imports and exports made by the facility
  • Strong listening skills and ability to multi-task
  • Customer Service oriented
  • This job position requires compliance with ITAR regulations.  Therefore, all employees working in this capacity must meet citizenship status.  U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident.

Compensation Structure:

  • Salary is commensurate with experience.  
  • Bonus eligible
  • Standard company benefits.
  • Relocation assistance is available. 

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