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Applications Engineer

Company: StarrTrax
Location: New Cumberland
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

ROLE: - -Applications Engineer

COMPANY: - -SCHOTT Advanced Optics (Duryea, PA) is a division of SCHOTT North America and is a valuable partner for developing products and customized solutions for applications in optics, astronomy, opto-electronics, augmented reality, life sciences, and research. - SCHOTT Advanced Optics masters the value chain, from development to finishing and metrology, with its portfolio of over 120 glasses.


Bachelor Degree (required) or Master Degree (preferred) -in an engineering discipline (or equivalent)
Experience (7+ years) in project management in a manufacturing setting
Experience (7+ years) of product management in a manufacturing setting
Demonstrated communication skills (written / oral) including the ability to read/speak English
Ability and willingness to work in fast-paced, matrix structured organization
Ability and willingness to regular business hours (e.g., 8am to 5pm) with flexibility to support the hours of production/operations

SUMMARY / RESPONSIBILITIES: - -Potential duties/responsibilities for this Applications Engineer include (but are not limited to)---

Technical Expert - Acts as key-technical contact for customers and sales teams in terms of OEM products, product development or applications
Technical Expert - Suggests and initiates necessary development measures for technology and product improvements
Technical Expert - Maintains network with other experts inside and outside the company in accordance with the rules of SCHOTT's Code of Conduct
Technical Expert - Negotiates customer specifications at eye level. - -Acts as owner of the specification(s) for OEM and other standardized products.
Inquiries/Sales - Handles inquiries on OEM products and verifies technical feasibility. Clarifies technical questions with contacts in Technical Centers, Supply Chain Management and Purchasing. Proposes solutions and provides cost estimations for quotations
Inquiries/Sales - Responsible for technical negotiations of product specifications with customers observing the commercial objectives of the respective product
Inquiries/Sales - Responsible for internal and external approvals for changes in product specifications and / or productions processes, materials and suppliers
Inquiries/Sales - Leads or participates in projects on the basis of customer inquiries
Inquiries/Sales - Performs competitive analyses, including benchmarking of products and technologies
Support Tasks - Provides technical information for communication and training purposes and keeps them up to date
Support Tasks - Trains sales teams on new products, applications and technologies
Support Tasks - Coordinates production of prototypes for customers and trade shows
Support Tasks - Supports Quality Department in solving internal and external complaints
Support Tasks - Supports the global or regional product strategy; supports Division in Roadmap definition; makes suggestions for annual R&D planning
Support Tasks - Sets up and maintains product file (e.g. medical product file according to medical certification if applicable).
Perform other duties as assigned.

Keywords: StarrTrax, Reading , Applications Engineer, Engineering , New Cumberland, Pennsylvania

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