Fortive Corporation Application Engineer in Schenectady, New York
Looking for an opportunity to make an impact in a transforming industry?
We are seeking an Application Engineer to have a global impact on Anderson-Negele applications team success. In this role, you will be able to delight customers by helping them select the right products with your product expertise and staying close to customers to understand their needs through new and existing products.
In this role: • Plan and develop high-value tools and content that enable rapid self-service product and application selection for customers, field sales and distribution. • Drive product lifecycle process coordinating details like document creation (ie. Product manuals) & distribution, sustainment activities (i.e. VAVE support), obsolesce, approvals, sign offs and special projects as needed • Identify content gaps and develop marketing plans for assigned products to drive growth. • Partner with marketing team to develop and promote/publish content that drives product line demand generation. Content types include brochures, videos, case studies, infographics, articles, blog posts, etc. • Develop product training, promotion & approve pricingwithin product management rules for sales & distribution. • Evaluation of inquiries. Recommend product or define prototypes requirements, coordinate & consolidate scope of work to complete customer projects, set pricing for profitable growth. • Actively work with field sales, independent representative/distributors to close new business with large OEM customers. Provide support after sales to these large accounts when needed. • Develop special order pricing per market expectations and established profit margins; assist in establishing determinations and minimum margin requirements. • Keep current and consolidate information on competition, market pricing, key customer requirements, market conditions and general business climate; participate in pertinent trade association and related activities. • Partner with product management and engineering to draft and prioritize detailed feature requirements for new products and updated features on existing products for assigned product lines. • New product launch planning including website, marketing materials, and readiness of the business to support product commercialization • Contribute to market analysis, forecasting for customer & market driven projects under development as needed. • Project management work may be required. Projects can be customer and/or market based. • Maintain a high level of productivity and morale. • Travel up to 25% required • Other duties as assigned
On your first day, we’ll expect that you’ll have: • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or or other technical degrees • 1-3 years of technical sales or engineering experience
Fortive is a global family of more than 20 industry-leading industrial growth and technology companies, united by a shared purpose: to make the world stronger, safer, and more effective by providing essential technology for the people who accelerate progress. Here, you get the excitement of a “startup” with the stability and predictability of an organization strongly grounded in its roots and with a proven track record of growth. There’s no limit to what you can learn, or the impact you can make: for you, for us, for growth.
Perks and Why You Should Apply: • Extraordinary Teams: Cross-functional, collaborative environment, focused on delivering results through extraordinary diverse teams. • Customer Obsessed: We have great customers and differentiate ourselves by providing them with great service. • Fortive Business System: FBS is the foundation of everything we do. It guides how we grow our portfolio, how we invent new products, how we drive strong results across our businesses, and how we develop our people. It inspires us to be and do better.
Our location: This role is remote! However we have three locations in Fultonville, NY - Spartanburg, SC and Egg, Germany!
Who we are:
Anderson-Negele is a global instrumentation company with the mission to provide the best hygienic instrumentation solutions and services for processors of food, beverage and life sciences products. With manufacturing facilities in the United States and Germany and sales & service offices in the U.S., Europe, China, India, and Brazil, we are a global leader in our market.
Venture Measurement is the parent company of the Bindicator®, Kistler-Morse® and Niagara Meters® brands. Located in Spartanburg, SC, we design, manufacture and supply world-class measurement equipment including level instruments, weigh sensors, and flow meters. Our products include point and continuous level indicators, diaphragm switches, level switches, inventory control systems, liquid level gauges, microcells, load stands and flow meters. Our measurement devices are used in industries like agriculture, sanitary food, plastic production, oil and gas production/distribution, pharmaceutical production, general chemical production, and electronics component manufacturing. Our products are available and distributed worldwide.
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