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Applications Engineer

Location: LEXINGTON, KY, United States
Job Family : Sales
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Sep 11, 2020
Job ID: 17927

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With annual sales of $14.3 billion in fiscal year 2018, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 62 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.

Position Summary: Currently seeking recent graduate, looking for a great opportunity to work in field applications, system design, and customer product development/enhancement. This role will provide exposure to sales, marketing, and design direction in support of the division’s growth initiative. Additional responsibilities may also include managing specific division key accounts. Essential Functions: -Large OEM management including communication, pricing, quality reports, engineering support and market pricing. -Conduct market research through trade associations, internet investigation and corporate services. -Support field sales and distributors as required to maintain Division’s premier customer service position. -Assist territory and regional manager in adapting current and new products to customer need and satisfaction. -Provide technical expertise on product to close on final sale. -Assist design and manufacturing in the development of new and/or revised product according to customer requirements. -Provide timely reports summarizing findings on a given product, project or territory. -May be required to provide technical training of customers and distributors in division products. -Develop and maintain comprehensive knowledge of competitive products and their activity in the market place and provide reports, on a regular and/or monthly basis. -Keeps management aware of changes, which would affect the distribution of Parker products. -Participates in the development and implementation of appropriate response strategies. -Development of customer communication programs and special marketing plans. -Develop and initiate product sales plans relating to pricing, life cycle and forecasting. -Develop strategic sales plans for existing and adjacent market for existing and new innovative products. -Investigate market needs for innovative products and communicate them to Engineering for product development. -Must maintain highest degree of customer service, throughput, and quality and participate in division lean activities.

-4-Year College degree. BS Preferred. -Understanding of financial statements and analysis. -Proficiency in MS Office -Excellent mechanical comprehension with the ability to understand, describe or discuss problems of a technical nature. -Technical competence in Fluid Power (Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Electro Mechanical Systems).

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