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Fluid Power Valve Specialist (MEC)

Department: Engineering
Location: Savage, MN
Job ID: 2602
Company: SunSource

Fluid Power Valve Specialist (MEC)

Launch your career with an innovative and confident industry leader at Price Engineering! At Price, a SunSource company, we rely on the talent and determination of our employees to help us deliver customer solutions quickly and efficiently. Working at Price isn’t just a job, but a network of individuals strategically selected for their experience, energy, and creativity. Are you committed to delivering outstanding customer service and ready to seek new challenges and opportunities alongside a winning team? If you share these goals and values, we'd love to hear from you! We are currently seeking a Fluid Power Valve Specialist (MEC) in Savage, MN.

The Fluid Power Valve Specialist (MEC) helps to identify the most ideal product solution. You'll work to create schematics and build sheets to communicate the solution to customers, generate initial quotes, register project information into the document manager (DBWorks), and provide technical support for existing applications.

Why You’ll Love Working for Us:

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Short & long term disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • PTO and paid holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)

What We Need from You:

  • Fluid Power degree from two-year school (or four-year engineering degree) required
  • Certified Fluid Power Specialist (or willing to obtain Certification within 12 months of hiring) required
  • Must be comfortable reading and interpreting hydraulic schematics
  • Required travel: Approximately two days per month to visit customer and assist in sales opportunities or product testing
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and/or HyDraw preferred
  • Experience with sectional valve applications, 3D modelling (preferably with SolidWorks), and familiarity with mobile hydraulics in general preferred
  • 3+ years of practical fluid power engineering experience preferred
  • Previous experience with primary/secondary product lines is a plus:
    • Primary Product Lines: Sectional valves, such as Danfoss PVG family, D03 & D05 assemblies, Parker BV06 & BV18, SunSource TMBV, HydroControl, Husco
    • Secondary Product Lines: MEC Standard Manifolds, Grammar Seats, DC Power Units

Key Competencies:

  • Accountability: Understand the link between job responsibilities and overall organizational goals
  • Integrity: Act in an honest and trustworthy manner based on accountability and conviction
  • Interpersonal Relationships: Think about the impact of words, actions, appearance, and behavior on others, maintaining performance and emotional control when facing opposition, pressure, hostility or stress
  • Energy: Maintain a high productivity level and sustain long work hours
  • Drive for Results: Aim to achieve or surpass results against internal or external standards of excellence
  • Coaching: Work to improve and reinforce performance of others
  • Competitive: Outperform others who are selling services in the same market, do things to improve or enhance products and services, avid problems, or develop entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Customer Focus: Dedicated to meeting customers’ needs in a manner that provides satisfaction for the customer
  • Planning and Organizing: Establish a systematic course of action to meet objectives and set priorities, goals, and timetables
  • Negotiation: Explore alternatives to reach outcomes that all parties support and accept
  • Technical Expertise: Apply and improve in-depth specialized knowledge, skills, and judgment to accomplish a result or serve “customers” effectively

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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