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Field Sales Engineer - Hydraulic Systems Design

Department: Engineering
Location: Woodinville, WA
Job ID: 2800
Company: SunSource

SunSource, headquartered in Addison, Illinois (a suburb of Chicago), is one of North Americaís leading fluid power distribution companies, providing products, services and information in hydraulics, pneumatics, filtration, automation systems, and related industrial components, serving both the industrial, OEM, MRO, and mobile equipment markets. Along with high quality products, we provide a commitment to customer service and technically sound, cost-effective solutions, which include system design and application engineering, technical training, engineered fabrication, repair service, contract maintenance, and on-site integrated services management. SunSource has over 50 locations across the United States and Canada with major operations in a number of states including Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Texas. We are currently seeking an experienced Field Sales Engineer based in Seattle, WA.

What We Are Looking For

  • An individual that can design unique hydraulic systems for stationary or mobile equipment
  • Someone who has the fundamental hydraulic knowledge to engineer or design power unit applications
  • Someone who is hands on and is willing to help our customers through challenging times through innovation and hard work
  • An individual who can help gather data on applications to confirm the design and implement proactive solutions to reduce warranty, maintenance and nuisance issues to improve the end product for the customer
  • SunSource is looking for someone who wants a career in the fluid power industry
  • Minimum 2 year technical degree, preferably in fluid power; B.S. in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred

Additional Requirements to Help You Succeed

  • Must have the ability to develop creative cost-effective solutions to meet customerís needs
  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • Previous experience working for a distributor
  • Travel is required to support Account Managers and customers in throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana
  • Must have a valid driverís license
  • Fluid Power Certification

Benefits: SunSource values our associateís contributions and in return you will be rewarded with an industry-competitive compensation plan, excellent company benefits and a rewarding work atmosphere. If you are interested in making a positive change in your career then we want to hear from you.

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