Application Engineer at Prysmian Group


Are you a highly motivated individual with a passion for innovation?
Are you seeking a role that will continue to challenge you in a company committed to championing your growth?
Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Spanning 50 countries, 112 plants, 25 research and development centers, and employing over 30,000 associates, we have a strategic footprint that allows us to service emerging markets and communities across the globe with ease. Prysmian Group is presently on a full integration path with General Cable. This growth is only the beginning. We are presently looking for top talent to join our team during this exciting time.
WE’RE LINKING THE WORLD WITH THE FUTURE OF CABLE TECHNOLOGY

Purpose:

This position is responsible for promoting Prysmian’s energy/power products and
Prysmian’s image through interface with our customers and sales force as well as
having a thorough understanding of Prysmian’s technical capabilities and
commercial objectives in order to increase market share and profitability.

Primary Responsibilities:

1) Product Support
a) Low Voltage Cables
b) Medium Voltage Cables
c) Medium Voltage Accessories
2) Technical Support for Prysmian Inside/Outside Sales, Representatives and
Customers:
a) Provide Technical Data for Quotations and Bid Proposals
b) Give Commercial Savvy Engineering Presentations
c) Field Support and Product Demonstrations
d) Provide innovative technical solutions to customer problems. This includes
offering cost effective designs which will benefit the end user’s system as well
as Prysmian’s manufacturing facilities
3) Commercial Product Support
a) Create Technical and Commercial Literature to Support and Promote
Products
b) Create, Maintain and Update Catalogs and Data
c) Maintain and Update Engineering Guide
d) Create Instruction Manuals
e) Develop customer specifications with a focus on both the best interest of the
customer and Prysmian.
4) Training
a) Participate in, and Give Customer Presentations
b) Regional and Local Seminars
c) Train Customers and Prysmian Sales Force
d) Create Training Videos and Documents
5) Customer Specification Review
a) Review and Improve Customer Provided Specifications
6) Customer Liaison
a) Coordination of Quality Issues
b) Coordination of Plant Non-Conformance
7) Aid in Customer Product Efficiencies
a) Product Analysis
b) Product Consolidation
c) Application Based Cost Reductions
8) Provide engineering calculations in support of, or for the purpose of promoting,
Prysmian’s energy/power products.
a) Loss Calculations and Financial Evaluations
b) Ampacity and Impedance Calculations
c) Pulling Tension Calculations
d) Capacitance, and Charging Current Calculations
9) Industry Conference Participation
a) IEEE, ICEA, CSA, UL, NEC
b) Maintain familiarity with industry standards and specifications
c) Ensure applicable Prysmian departments are aware changes in industry
standards and specifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline (Electrical Engineering

preferred)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to converse with multiple levels of employment (from linemen to upper

management)
  • Proficiency in Windows-based computer applications
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to give technical presentations and engage the customer
  • Sales-Like Personality combined with Engineering Technical Skills

Experience:

Preferred minimum 2-3 years working in an engineering discipline
Commercial experience involving direct interface with clients and sales personnel
Three-phase power systems and/or electrical utility experience desirable

Other:

This career opportunity affords the individual with the unique experience of working
in an office environment as well as in off-site locations in direct interface with customers
Prysmian Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.

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