Shakopee MN

ENGINEERING: Application Engineer – Elevators

Job Description

KEB America is growing! This position is for engineers who want to work directly with customers to solve problems; while gaining technical sales experience. In the Application Engineer – Elevators role, you will work directly with our engineering department and our customers to apply and improve our product offering in the elevator market. Additionally, you will gain technical sales experience by providing sales quotes and forecasts to our customers to grow and expand our business further.

This position offers opportunities to travel throughout North America (United States and Canada) approximately 20% of the time.


Engineering Responsibilities 

  • Size, select, and recommend KEB products to customers
  • Offer technical support and troubleshooting over the phone
  • Visit customer sites for product start-ups and support assistance
  • Draft new product specifications and engineering work orders


Technical Sales Responsibilities 

  • Create product quotations and sales forecasts
  • Provide product trainings in-house and at customer sites
  • Share application knowledge through writing and speaking
  • Provide excellent customer support


Why KEB America?

KEB America is an industrial automation company serving the North American Market (USA, Canada, and Mexico). KEB specializes in highly sophisticated technical industries such as elevators, medical, packaging, theatre, and plastics. With a recent building expansion, full manufacturing, engineering, R&D, and support capabilities are available at the Shakopee, MN location.

KEB manufactures variable frequency drives (VFDs), regenerative units, harmonic filters, and various accessory pieces for the elevator market. With over 20 years of experience working directly with non-proprietary elevator OEMs, KEB has the extensive industry knowledge and can solve the most challenging elevator applications.
**Job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.**

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