Siemens Digital Factory and Process Industries and Drives are the world’s leading supplier of innovative and environmentally friendly products and solutions for industrial customers. Our extensive product range includes industrial automation and control systems, manufacturing execution systems, safety systems, industrial instrumentation and communication solutions and intelligent motor control solutions. The Industry Sector comprises the Industry Automation, Drive Technologies and Customer Services divisions.
Siemens Australia Ltd has a reputable and rapidly growing Industry Sector, which is made up of two divisions, Process Industry and Drives, and Digital Factory. A unique opportunity is available for an experienced and motivated Application Engineer for our Digital Factory group. This role is based in Macquarie Park, NSW, reporting to the Technical Sales Support Manager.
The candidate will be experienced in automation architectures involving multiple products and technologies and has comprehensive knowledge in architecting complex solutions. This position requires an individual with very strong organizational, technical, and communication skills as the individual will be interfacing on-site with the customer at many levels within their organization. Being a key member of a number of teams a team oriented mindset is critical for success
•Analyse customer technical setup and provides product advice for the development and implementation of customer solutions or standards.
•Perform site surveys and interact with customers remotely or at their offices, to get a deep understanding of their challenges & assist them with their design and installation plans
•Performs complex hardware and/or software design consultation in accordance with customer/project needs.
•Provides one-on-one support and assist customers through applications at concept stage.
•Completes technical analyses and supports proposal process at any stage as part of the sales team.
•Conducting product demonstrations for a broad range of applications.
•Support the sales and product team with customer care initiatives, presentations and events as required.
•Support the sales team with tenders and quotes as required.
The successful candidate will possess:
•Engineering Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Mechatronics/Computers.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Typically 5-10 years of experience in automation/motion control systems and demonstration of key responsibilities and knowledge as described above.
•Prior Siemens automation experience is a plus
Technical skills and experience with the following applications and control systems are required:
•SCADA / HMI
•PC Based Automation
•Motion Control and Drives
•Knowledge of high level programming language will be an advantage.
Siemens is a proud equal opportunity employer, creating a work environment of diversity and inclusion. Our diverse workforce cultivates Innovation and Excellence and in turn creates a workplace where our employees belong and prosper. Diversity and inclusion helps us fully realise the potential of our people. As part of Siemens Ownership culture, Siemens also genuinely supports reasonable flexible working practices that empower our employees to best meet work and personal commitments.