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Application Engineer - HVAC Equipment Controls

Buffalo Grove, Illinois

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Region Americas
Requisition Number: 232532
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Buffalo Grove
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Associate's Degree / College Diploma
Travel Required: 40%

Division Description:

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.

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Job Description:

FDO-Application Engineer
Position Overview

Working as part of a cross-functional team, this position will be the applications expert specific to HVAC equipment technology/functionality supporting both sales and product management specific to product developments, customer attainment, application development, and training and product on-boarding within both new and existing OEM accounts.    

  • Work with Product Management in establishing market requirements for new product developments
  • Support OEM sales team as technical/application expert during customer meetings
  • Conduct product feature/benefit analysis in support of improved sales effectiveness within the market
  • Perform product and manufacturing evaluations within targeted OEM accounts to define marketable value
  • Develop technical on-boarding plan, for new customers, in support of proposal development
  • Use programming tools to translate customer equipment sequence of operations into application code
  • Test and validate application code and train customers to enable customization
  • Provide support to R&D, Product Management and Marketing during product development and launch
  • Work with both customer and internal groups in support of identifying and resolving field issues
  • Lead on-site implementation of Siemens product use within customer facilities
  • Work directly with engineering and product management in coordinating custom requests by customers
  • Conduct both customer and sales team trainings specific to product operation, feature/benefit, programming, installation and troubleshooting
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with at least 3 years HVAC/RTU equipment experience 
  • Hands on experience and familiarity with HVAC equipment controls methodology
  • Strong technical and analytical skills with the ability to translate into clear requirements and actions
  • Highly organized with strong attention to details
  • Proficient knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Excellent communication skills including written, verbal, and presentation
  • Highly motivated with a desire to succeed and grow within a large global organization
  • Up to 40% travel
  • Utilize proven organizational skills to successfully manage activities.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience

Experienced in HVAC equipment control programming, especially block programming, operation and troubleshooting

  • C, C++, MATLAB, LabVIEW

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