At Butler, we are always looking for talent.
Currently Available - Application Engineer:
Butler Automatic, a world leader in the automatic splicing technology industry, is currently seeking an Application Engineer to join their team. Butler Automatic, founded in 1956 is the inventor of the zero-speed non-stop automatic splicer, and has supplied over 17,000 automatic splicers during the last sixty years. The company serves the world market with headquarters in Middleboro, MA USA and also has a Parts and Service office in Geneva Switzerland.
The Application Engineer is a critical interface position between the Engineering & Sales Teams. This individual will report to the VP of Engineering while having Sales support efforts prioritized by the VP of Sales. This individual has a wide range of responsibilities including Sales application support, cost-estimating, custom installation layout optimization, development of comments and exceptions to customer design specifications, and coordination of customer FATs.
Primary interface for Regional Sales Managers (RSM’s) for review of all new customer applications
Supports the RSM’s directly for the Discovery process on more-technical Opportunities
Responsible for customer specification review, producing a commented Customer specification with exceptions requested, options available, and separate document line item costings for the options for RSM to assemble into a quote
Responsible for Opportunity related material review-testing-reporting
Use Solidworks and/or AutoCAD for the production of system layout drawings
Provide technical support during and after sales process
Develop (along with Controls Engineer where necessary) Engineering Concepts and Cost Estimates (ECE’s) for review/approval by Engineering and Sales Management
Technical project management of more complex booked Orders, in concert with the RSM and customer
FAT management in combination with Manufacturing and the EIC responsible for the splicer
Provide some additional Engineering bandwidth on select projects and/or releases when time is available
May travel from time to time for more complex Opportunities and Clarifications, in combination with RSM
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline (Mechanical Engineering preferred) with at least 5-10 years of experience including machine design, application engineering, or project management, preferably for a packaging-related industry
Proficient in Solidworks and AutoCAD with the ability to work with customer factory layouts to determine splicer placement in process lines
Outgoing personality, able and eager to interact with sales group and customers
Quick study and exceptional multitasking skills
Proven ability for technical problem resolution
Experience in web-handling systems and/or vertical or horizontal form-fill-seal packaging (VFFS or HFFS) machines is highly advantageous
Familiarity and experience with products for use in food-processing environment is beneficial
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