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Application Engineer – Fiber Industry-WI

Appleton, Wisconsin

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Process Industries and Drives
Business Unit: Process Solutions
Requisition Number: 239824
Primary Location: United States-Wisconsin-Appleton
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 40%

Division Description:

Siemens Process Industries & Drives helps customers increase productivity, safety, reliability, efficiency and time-to-market for plants and processes with innovative, integrated technology across the entire lifecycle. With a deep understanding of individual market segments, Siemens helps customers respond quickly and confidently to new market requirements and challenges, strengthening their competitiveness.
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Job Description:

Position Overview

The Application Engineer position interprets customer requirements and specifications to prepare a customized solution with Drives, Automation and Power distribution for the customer’s application.  

This individual will work mainly with internal product suppliers to create a complete technical proposal for sectional / stand-alone drives, DCS, Switchgear, MCC, Transformers including outline drawings, electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, bills of materials and relevant trainings and service test plans for the customer. 

He / She will work in the local Application Center and reports directly to the Head of Fiber Industry.  




Interface with the full range of the solution spectrum contacts – End-customers, OEM partners, consultancies, integrators, internal and external suppliers / vendors, Sales and field service personnel. 

Prepare technical proposals for Pulp & Paper applications including participation in the bid- release-process.

Provide engineering support for Sales, Project Management, Field Service during project, life-cycle up to and including commissioning 



Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:  


Education: BA or BS degree in Electrical Engineering (E.E.) or (E.E.T.). MBA or MS degree a plus. 

5 years of engineering / operational experience with Sectional Drives, DCS, Power Distribution and Solutions. 

Has specialized product/system, service and application knowledge in the fiber industry.

Proven record of performance and trusted professional credibility. 

Strong organization and excellent time management skills.

Possess a familiarity with and follow all engineering policies and procedures.

Strong verbal and written communication skills with internal and external contacts.

Computer skills required, including Microsoft Office.     

He / She is a team-player.


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience


Background in application engineering / field service directly related to the Pulp & Paper or similar Industry.

Experience with, sectional drives, low & medium voltage motors, single drives and automation. 

Experience working directly for electrical / automation suppliers to the Pulp & Paper Industry.

Knowhow of power distribution equipment, e.g. switchgear, MCC, transformers.

Knowledge of Siemens SIPAPER software.


Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States


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