Equilibar has a unique opportunity for you to explore application engineering and technical sales through a full-time professional position assisting scientists and engineers around the world as they determine the correct pressure control product for a wide variety of sophisticated applications.
- Answering incoming phone calls and e-mail inquiries from customers. No cold calling is involved.
- Thoroughly discussing all aspects of a potential application’s parameters– including flow rate, pressure and temperature
- Demonstrating thorough knowledge of the technical capabilities of our fluid control product line and using that knowledge to select the product that best matches an application’s requirements
- Providing a detailed reply to queries in a timely manner, highlighting how the recommended product will address specific requirements and including part numbers and a delivery quotation
- Carefully documenting correspondence to make future interactions easier and to allow other team members to quickly determine the application’s parameters
- Contributing to the overall team’s efforts by contributing to technical and sales literature, writing work instructions and procedures, traveling to shows and customers approximately two to three times a year, evaluating complementary products, writing website content and performing other tasks that may be required
To best fulfill these duties, a candidate should:
- Have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or closely related math or science field such as physics
- Be highly proficient working with computer applications in the office environment, including Microsoft Excel, and be able to quickly and efficiently manage large amounts of data with accuracy
- Have the ability to actively listen to clients’ needs while also effectively gathering the information and details required for a potential application
- Have strong written and oral communication skills
- Have the ability to speak effectively in front of groups of customers or employees
- Be able to apply concepts of algebra, geometry and chemistry
- Have a firm gut-level feel for the concepts of pressure, fluid flow, density and viscosity
- Be able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where limited standardization exists
- Be comfortable and capable communicating in a high pressure environment
- Be comfortable and appropriate communicating with people from all over the world, including PhD level scientists and engineers
- Be able to travel up to once monthly and drive a motor vehicle as needed
Be a quick learner of advanced engineering principles relating to fluid control
Be able to demonstrate a core level understanding of fluid dynamics, including a strong background in physics, as part of the interview process
This position offers the potential to grow with a rapidly expanding technical company in the vibrant Asheville area of North Carolina. The work environment is high energy, with each team member held accountable to keep up with a fast pace. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Benefits include paid time off, paid holidays, a matching 401K program, tuition assistance and a health insurance benefits program. In addition, the position offers the chance to do technically innovative work while partnering with some of the top researchers in the world.
Please send a resume plus cover letter detailing prior work history and education as they apply to this position to firstname.lastname@example.org .