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Application Engineer

Company: Horton, Inc.
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewHorton, Inc., a global airflow industry leader in reliability, service, and innovation, has an opening for an Application Engineer to work in our Roseville Corporate Headquarters (on-site). Why work for Horton?Horton is a family owned, leading provider of on and off-highway engine cooling solutions, worldwide. Horton is a global company with employees and representatives in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany and more! We offer our employees great potential for personal and professional growth; competitive salary and benefit packages including PTO, Company Paid Holidays, 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life, AD&D, STD, LTD, LTC, Education Assistance; and a dynamic work environment! Horton has long been an advocate of the environment. In fact, it is proud that the products it manufactures help reduce fuel consumption and noise. Horton is continually improving its products, manufacturing and facilities to remove waste, prevent pollution and protect natural resources. Position Summary:Responsible for working with customers, suppliers, and internally to customize Horton products to meet customer's technical needs. This will include supporting designs through all stages of development and production including helping with the technical needs of sales, manufacturing, quality, and purchasing. Manages the release of products to meet the needs of customers in a timely manner, while ensuring products meet customer requirements. The position will be specifically focus on the Off-Highway Customers Horton serves.ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities:

  • Designs new products.
    • Works closely with customers to develop an understanding of the customer's needs.
    • Completes initial design work necessary to provide engineering prints and models to the customer.
    • Coordinates and builds initial prototype designs.
    • Coordinates and performs necessary testing and analysis to ensure Horton and customer DVP and performance requirements are satisfied.
    • Works with the quality department to ensure all PPAP requirements are met and provided to customers.
    • Manages the release of products into production through Horton's product realization process.
    • Supports products in the field after release as required by the customer.
    • Tracks the progress of projects and manages project schedule.
    • Supports the on-going improvement of existing product designs and processes.
    • Provides design related support to the sales and management functions, assisting sales staff to respond to customer requests.
    • Travels to customer locations with sales staff to observe applications and collect information necessary for addressing specific customer needs. (Domestic travel may be up to 20%, may involve minimal international travel.)
    • Attends trade shows and answers technical questions while staffing the trade show booth.
    • Participates in the process of screening suppliers and their products for use by Horton.
    • Provide technical customer service in the field, which helps customers to be successful in their application of company products.
    • Meets with various levels of customer staff, including decision makers and product users, to resolve problems with product applications.
    • Helps maintain field service-related working files to track product trends on problems and issues and reports to the Engineering Manager when a product shows signs of potential trouble.
    • Works with Engineering Manager, Sales account personnel and Warranty Manager to resolve matters regarding the warranty of sold goods.
    • Coordinates product field tests to determine production use suitability of new or improved designs.
    • Collection of performance information in the field and the writing of detailed reports that provide design development information to the engineering staff.
    • Provide technical training in support of Horton employees.QualificationsRequired QualificationsBS in Engineering; CAD; GDT; FEA; DFMEA; DFMDFA; Finances; Reliability Testing; Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook; Fan Basics; Viscous Clutch; On/Off Clutch Basics; and Vibration Test Results Analysis. Must be able to show legal authorization to work in the United States. No Visa sponsorship provided. Relocation allowance may be provided if the individual has all of the necessary qualifications. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, qualified candidates should log onto . EOE. Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities For more information on Horton, Inc. please visit our web site at . No recruiters and no phone calls, please. VEVRAA contractor/subcontractor Requesting Priority Referral of Protected Veterans PM17PI177483257

Keywords: Horton, Inc., St. Paul , Application Engineer, Engineering , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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