Application Engineer Manager

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Date: Jun 27, 2024

Location: Holland, MI, US, 49422

Company: Evoqua

About Evoqua Water Technologies

We are excited to announce that Evoqua has now joined Xylem. By uniting our complementary approaches, products, and expertise, we enable our customers to dramatically improve the way water and wastewater is used, managed, conserved, re-used, and returned to nature. Together, we bring uniquely powerful capabilities to solving the world's greatest water challenges. 

At every level, our global team is committed to access, equity, inclusion, and diversity. Our goal is for all our colleagues to be involved, respected, valued, connected, and free to bring their authentic selves and ideas. If you are excited and passionate about solving water, we want to hear from you.

Our more than 22,000 diverse employees are helping communities in more than 150 countries become water-secure. Apply today and Let's Solve Water.

At Evoqua, we are committed to fostering and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workplace where employees can be their authentic selves.  If this position interests you and you possess the minimum qualifications, we encourage you to apply as you could be the right fit for this or other roles we are looking to fill. Evoqua encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications/requirements for the position to apply.

Position Summary

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Applications Engineering Manager to lead our manufacturing team within the water industry. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in manufacturing processes and water systems, combined with leadership skills to manage a team of engineers. This role involves overseeing technical support, process improvement, and the development and implementation of water-related applications, working closely with various departments to drive product and process excellence.

What we can offer you

Our Total Rewards Program goes far beyond base compensation by providing a more fulfilling work experience and offering a competitive benefits program, including:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance 
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Fertility benefits, adoption assistance, parental leave, and pet insurance 
  • Generous retirement savings and profit-sharing plan
  • Employee wellness program
  • Rewards and recognition program

Core Responsibilities and Tasks

•    Live our culture and exemplify our Growth Enabling Behaviors to be highly enabled to deliver, highly empowered to succeed and highly accountable to lead.
•    Works primarily with the direct sales team, reviews customer requirements on large complex projects, determines appropriate process solutions by performing calculations using standard tools. 
•    Selects appropriate equipment / materials to meet customer needs and to develop project costing. 
•    Works with Drafters, creates drawings as required for the application. 
•    Generates customer proposals utilizing standard tools, seeks and gains appropriate approval levels.  
•    Effectively communicates solution to internal and external customers. 
•    Determines and understands risk associated with work product. Provides mentoring/training to other engineers on business processes and technical applications. 
•    Works to develop business processes and standard tools as a recognized expert.

Position Requirements

•    Requires BS/BA degree in Engineering; Master degree preferred
•    8+ yrs of experience

•    Advanced knowledge of business tools, processes and procedures. 
•    Technical expert in understanding water treatment processes to achieve customer desired outcome. 
•    Advanced competency in all standard equipment platforms and their employment. 
•    Ability to source and apply advanced 3rd party components in new applications. 
•    Able to lead others in the execution of complex tasks and projects. 
•    Effectively collaborates with other disciplines in a team environment. 
•    Solid understanding of the sales process and how organizational role influences the outcome. 
•    Solid understanding of financial principals related to proposals, costing, business outcome and risk mitigation. 
•    Solid understanding of contractual terms and conditions. Advanced ability to develop execution strategy and guide others while mitigating business risk. 
•    Possesses excellent communications skills and is able to effectively present advanced technical information in a customer setting. 
•    Conducts training and seeks to motivate and develop the organization to achieve greater results.

Additional Details



Evoqua Water Technologies prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Evoqua Water Technologies takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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