Applications Engineer Manager IN

Applications Engineer Manager IN

FLSA Status: Exempt Location: Indianapolis, IN
Salary Level: Salary Department: SA
Shift: First Supervisor: Sales Director

Job Description Summary

We are seeking top level candidates to grow our industry leading Application Engineering team. This position will be responsible for the leadership, development and performance of all Application Engineer activities at assigned accounts. The Application Engineer Manager must be able to provide technical leadership and support to align with company growth plans and values. Application Engineers are key positions and are the technical expert liaisons for our customers and customer applications experts at Hydro-Gear.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the performance and development of the Application Engineers
  • Provides timely feedback to senior management regarding market information
  • Assist their teams in preparation of proposals and presentations
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics and ensures that they are communicated and implemented within their team
  • Obtains a full understanding of all Hydro-Gear products including hydraulic, hydrostatic and electric components and able to apply into any application
  • Provide technical expertise to direct reports and offer assistance as needed in other market segments
  • Align group to company growth plans and/or specific goals
  • Requires travel up to 40%

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering
  • Requires 5-7 years of industry experience
  • Experience in hydraulics and electronics
  • Outdoor power equipment industry knowledge a plus
  • Exceptional technical aptitude
  • Assertive, calculated risk taker with sound practical judgment
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Relationship builder, excellent listening skills and customer focused