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Applications Engineer - Engineering
Dixon Valve & Coupling Company
Dixon Valve & Coupling Company
Job Location: Pewaukee, WI
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Engineering
Job Details

We are looking for an Applications Engineer, valve product specialist to join our team in Pewaukee, WI.

This Applications Engineer will specialize in our full line of valves used in the food, dairy, beverage, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and industrial markets. This role interfaces with customers regarding technical aspects of the product line. Provides application, problem resolution and troubleshooting to customers over the phone and via email. Assists with product updates. Relays customer feedback regarding products to appropriate individuals in sales, quality assurance, and product management. Determines best method to resolve problems ensuring customer satisfaction and adherence to the organization`s policies.

This role also provides guidance, training, and instruction to non-technical representatives. Possesses a thorough technical knowledge of assigned products. Enters quotes and orders for products. Supports Customer Service Representatives as well as Sales & Engineering by generating product requirements; defining specifications based on customer need, defining customer lead time requirements, and influencing pricing practices based on customer feedback.

Bachelor`s degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics and three years experience required.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical product application support
  • Translate customer requirements for quotes
  • Quote fluid handling products, primarily valves
  • Optimize quoting process for fluid handling products
  • Influence product pricing and positioning strategies
  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and specifications from a customer problem-resolution perspective

Core Competencies:
  • Familiar with mechanical engineering principles and application
  • Technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in Sanitary (Food & Beverage, Pharma, etc.) Fluid Handling Products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and customer care skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Access and Excel, as well as Google Drive and ability to learn enterprise software systems
  • Experience troubleshooting products over the phone with customers
  • Strong problem-solving skills and willingness to roll up ones sleeves to get the job done
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams





Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject



Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks



Bachelors or better in Mechanical Engineering or related field.



3 years: Mechanical or Applications Engineering


3-5 years: Product specialist/ customer support role

Licenses & Certifications


Dixon Valve & Coupling Company

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Disclaimer:  Dixon is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Dixon about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Dixon via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Dixon. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Dixon as a result of the referral or through other means.

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