An Aerospace Application Engineer (AE) is responsible for working directly with aircraft manufacturers, component OEMs, and aerospace MROs to specifying products per the customer’s application parameters, creating formal proposal packages for presentation to customers, preparing of custom sealing and bearing designs as a result of a customer request, and providing technical support for Aerospace customers and TSS sales engineers.
An Aerospace Application Engineer supports inside and outside sales with product selection and project management functions, developing engineering and sales tools, and analysis of the aerospace market.
The Aerospace Application Engineer (AE) reports to the aerospace Application Engineering Manager with overall responsibility to the General Manager of Global Aerospace Distribution.
Developing engineering and sales tools
Supporting market analysis
Maintaining commercial tools
Recommend/Specify products per customer application parameters
Creation of custom seal and bearing designs and design requests
Prepare proposal drawings, sales drawings, and inspection drawings or sketches per standard Aerospace Central Engineering CODs
Combine proposal drawings and supporting data in a formal package for presentation to customers
Provide technical assistance to customers and sales personnel
Prepare and present aerospace product training seminars to customers
Travel to customer facilities, both domestically and internationally, to provide technical support and training
Develop strategic plans to gain and grow activity with identified customers or markets
Utilize seal design programs, computer software, and our laboratory to develop and compile performance data on existing and new seal products
Respond to technical questions regarding product performance and installation
Complete engineering projects and review other engineers’ projects to exceed customer expectations and deadlines
Create and review results of test and FEA data generated by TSS R&D or customers along with creation of detailed test reports for use to support seal and bearing recommendations
Solve field performance problems
Keep technically abreast of product developments/testing with Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and related industries
Assist in trade shows
Creation of tools or documentation used within the Aerospace Central Engineering aimed at ease of doing business and continuous improvement.
Engineering duties for the Aerospace Central Engineering Application Engineering Manager and General Manager of Global Aerospace Distribution as required
Perform other duties as required, supporting the company’s legitimate business goals
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in engineering required. Degree area in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, or related discipline preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
Ability to program and create Microsoft Excel tools
Strong oral and written communication
Ability to handle and prioritize dynamic workload
Ability to self-manage and successfully work without supervision
Excellent organizational skills
As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status.