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Job Title : Sales Applications Engineer

Department : Sales
Location : Lafayette, IN
Job Description :

PRIMARY FUNCTION

Dedicated resident engineer and technical interface for all Wabash National Business units

Responsible for developing, improving, and maintaining technical activities of Truck-Lite & Road Ready product line via daily activity with Wabash National, including 20+ business unit locations.

Support and drive LCM and NPI initiatives within Wabash National

Coordinates activities and OEMSM and Market Director.

Participates on cross-functional teams for planning, developing, and launching new products at WNC

Coordinate and lead continuous improvement and VA/VE activities at Wabash National locations

Analyze and provide technical input on product designs, performance, compliance, manufacturability, and/or quality for WNC applications.

Coordinate activities for the quotation, design, development of a product launches with Wabash National

Assure projects are completed on time, to budget, to meet customer expectations.

Coordinate and lead dealer sales training seminars, open houses, and product training seminars for Wabash National outside sales.

Evaluate and resolve manufacturing and performance issues with manufacturing and quality departments to reduce potential NCRs and field issues

Completes electronic reporting and paperwork in an accurate and timely manner including Salesforce contacts Concur expense forms, Engineering work request, quote forms etc. Controls expenses and keeps company equipment in clean working condition.  Reports any problems to your supervisor oa appropriate department personnel.  Looks for ways to increase productivity and available resources.

Supports other assignments as directed

Travel is required.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

BS degree in Engineering.

Preferred candidates will have experience with ERP business management software packages (ie: JD Edwards and/or AS400) and be proficient Microsoft Office products.  The successful candidate should have strong problem solving, communications, organization, and project time-line management skills.  5+ years of increasingly responsible experience within the heavy-duty and final mile markets is preferred.  Requires 4 years of college of equivalent. 

 

Due to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) requirements, all candidates must be presently classified as a “US Person" which includes:  a United States citizen; a permanent legal resident (green card holder); or a protected individual (refugee/asylum status).

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

 

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