Application Engineer / Sales

Gardena, California, United States Full-time

Polar Power is a small but rapidly growing company heavily engaged in R&D, manufacturing, and marketing of energy and cooling systems. We lead our industry in cutting edge technology. Our customers are diverse and they have the most exciting projects for us to work on. Because of the diversity of our product and services, this position certainly does not have the same old routine every day.

www.polarpower.com

Polar product line includes:
• Solar Photovoltaic Hybrid Systems,
• DC Generators for Military and Telecommunications,
• Hybrid Electric propulsion for Marine and Specialty Vehicles,
• Micro-Cogeneration.

 

General Description: Our Applications Engineer (AE) will serve as the main point of contact to the customer for the design of Polar Power products and Value Added through order placement. AE will ensure correct Hybrid System and/or DC Generator components are chosen, accurately specified, and applied to the customer's designs. AE will also be responsible for confirming the order placement is made directly or through our partners.


Essential Functions:

  • Interact with customers to build strong relationships with engineers, buyers and decision makers.
  • Provide technical presentations that promote the company's product line(s).
  • Assist with the design of Polar Power products on new programs as well as advising engineers of the best practice of use/installation of generators, solar arrays, batteries, etc...
  • Work for and with a variety of strategic key customers within the North America with limited travel.
  • Build real relationships. Build and develop ongoing relationships with existing clients.
  • Comfortable managing existing client's account and performing business development with existing accounts. 
  • Educate your customers on product alternatives, features and benefits.


Requirements:

  • BS degree preferred (technical - ME or EE, advanced degree is a plus) or equivalent technical experience.
  • A solid engineering background with sales is a plus, technical sales, and application engineering.
  • Excellent strategic and conceptual skill sets.
  • Ability to understand and communicate technical applications and develop customer specific solutions, strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to multi-prioritize and be self-sufficient in a small company environment.
  • Assist in pre-sales applications development to meet customer requirements and sales objectives.
  • Provide pre-sales technical expertise to the customer for the resolution of customer applications inquiries to assist in the close of sales; provided via direct phone support.
  • Assists with creation of feasibility studies for customer specific application requirements.
  • Ensures deliverables (e.g., phone calls, charts, reports, video/pictures, etc.) are met in a timely fashion.
  • Provides post-sales applications support to meet customer requirements.
  • Provides telephone and on-site engineering support for applications related issues; escalates issues as necessary.
  • 3+ years of experience, strong electromechanical knowledge.
  • Excellent customer service skills, as well as proficient communication skills, both written and verbal.

 

The Ideal Candidate Will:

  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Exercise good judgement and problem solving skills, with a strong work ethic.
  • Demonstrate an enthusiastic passion for customer service.
  • Be team-oriented, courteous, accessible demeanor with leadership, peers, colleagues, and the public.

Compensation will be based on experience and talent.

Apply for this opening at http://polarpower.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk067is?apply=true