Applications Engineer in Greenville, SC at ITW Specialty Products

Date Posted: 3/15/2018

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Description Position at Hartness International



Strategic Planning

  • Work with the Product Line Manager, Controls Manager, and Engineering Systems Manager to understand and implement our standardization strategy and ensure that our standards are in line with our key ’80’ opportunities.
  • Ensure that the vision, strategic plan and the annual tactics of the Sales, Marketing, and Engineering team are followed in order to meet target growth metrics.
  • Assist department in meeting the KPIs established by the Application and Execution manager.

Application and Execution Support

  • Application review and technical development of opportunities submitted from the field sales team.
  • Detailed layout development inclusive of any existing infrastructure / packaging equipment, Hartness solutions and OEM equipment required for system design.
  • Pricing of Integrated Systems inclusive of Hartness solutions, OEM content, project management, installation and start-up support.
  • Development of internal profit profile for Integration quotations.
  • Provides sales support during the quotation phase that may include site visits to perform site surveys and evaluate scope.
  • Responsible for the acquisition of OEM quotes and templates for projects when applicable.
  • Reviews the project specifications and scope and adheres to it through the quoting process.
  • Responsible for managing and maintaining the project layout throughout the quotation phase.
  • Insures proper engineering standards and application theory are being applied.
  • Responsible for verifying that the appropriate engineering details for all non-Hartness equipment have been obtained and applied to the project layout and pricing.
  • Coordinates internal activities including design reviews and application acceptance of equipment and systems.

•       Other duties as assigned by the Integration Systems Manager.


Continuous Improvement / ITW Toolbox Implementation

•       Participate in 80/20, USa, MRD, In-Lining and continuous improvement initiatives which achieve results consistent with company goals.

•       Understand the metrics and KPI targets for the department to drive best-in-industry performance to produce optimum manufacturing results and P&L improvement.




•       Bachelor’s degree or equivalent engineering experience required.

  • 5+ years of experience with AutoCAD. Experience using AutoCAD in building design is a plus
  • 5+ years of progressive experience with packaging machinery and line layout development with emphasis on the core markets that we serve
  • Demonstrated ability to produce results within a team environment and to gain alignment and develop productive working relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently
  • Able to define a problem, gather data to draw conclusions and develop appropriate plans to address
  • Strong change management, analytical, problem solving, organizational, and communication skills
  • Excellent understanding of business dynamics and organizational design
  • Excellent business analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time management, prioritization abilities and project management
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, communication and presentation
  • Willing to travel when necessary
  • Cross cultural awareness



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