Technical Support Engineer - Temperature Sensors

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Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Columbia City, IN, US, Indiana, United States

Open: 10 December 2018

Technical Support Engineer

Do you thrive in an environment of innovation, autonomy, flexibility and one where you are empowered to take responsibility? Are you looking for a place to build a career and not just have a job? Check out our Technical Support Engineer opportunity!

Our Company

Who is Pyrotek? Pyrotek is the most successful global industrial company you’ve never heard of (until now). Pyrotek is a global leader in high temperature materials and our products impact virtually everyone in the developed world. Our global team has worked for decades to deliver new technologies, advanced engineered systems and innovative materials to customers in industries all over the world. The last car, train and plane you rode in were all safer and more energy efficient because of Pyrotek. The beverage cans in your refrigerator are lighter, stronger and infinitely recyclable because of Pyrotek. Join our team and create, improve and innovate the everyday!

Purpose

We’re looking for a dynamic individual to join our team. This demanding role is responsible for temperature sensor design and development to meet the needs of our US foundry customers and is based out of our Columbia City location. You will be given the responsibility and freedom to use your technical expertise to lead sensor technology advancement in support of building on Pyrotek’s established commitment in meeting our customer’s needs.

Technical Support Engineer Responsibilities

Analyze input from the sales team to recommend products and application best practicesSupport requests for designs, upgrades, performance improvements and cost reduction efforts on behalf of the customerDocument and prepare quotations for new assemblies and products for internal and external customersSupport US Quality department with failure analysis and technical product informationPerform calibration tests with laboratory standards and analyze test data and report to determine if design meets functional performance specificationsDevelop and revise standard operation procedures and ensure manufacturing complianceWork with Operations Manager on managing department inventory, supply requisitions and Work Order kitting of inventory to ensure inventory accuracyWork in collaboration with Operations Manager in review of production orders; types, quantities, specification and delivery dates to produce thermocouple production scheduleCommitment to continuously improving your professional development and successfully execute presentations to both customers and internal partners

Technical Support Engineer Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Customer Service. Passion for providing a high level of customer service and business development activities along with an in-depth understanding of sales principles. Technical Skills. Proficient knowledge of different alloys and applications. Basic blueprint reading skills. Proficient understanding of MIG and TIG welding, as well as high temperature brazing and soldering.Core Business Skills. Ability to work independently, without significant direction and to use resources effectively to “figure it out”.Core People Skills. Ability to positively interact; work collaboratively with diverse group of people at all levels with internal and external customers. Genuine, with high ethical standards and values and personal integrity and honesty.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, business or technical discipline, plus 4 years of related sensors experience in a technical or process related industryExperience with ASTM 14.03, ASTM E230, ASTM 2750EWhile a plus, prior aluminum or foundry experience is not required

Technical Support Engineer Benefits

At Pyrotek, we believe that, our employees, are our most important asset. We help our employees and their families maintain good health-physical, emotional, and financial.

Competitive benefits including profit sharing and educational assistanceMedical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and 401kWellness Program

Interview Process

Successful candidates can expect an initial phone screen followed by a series of in person interviews. We like candidates to speak to a variety of people to really gain an understanding of Pyrotek!

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