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Country:  United States
Location: 

New Berlin, WI, United States

Location details: 
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Workplace Type:  On-site

Electrical Application Engineer - New Berlin, WI

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Job Title: Application Engineer


Position: Electrical Application Engineer


General Position Responsibilities:
This position will be responsible for all electrical part activities on electric overhead cranes and portal cranes. Emphasis will be on electrical components including motors, brakes, controls, switches, PLC's, pendants, radio systems, weigh systems, camera systems, etc.


Responsibilities:
*Territory- All region Americas (USA, Canada)
*Product lines: Legacy, EOT, and Portal Cranes

 

Essential Functions:
* Perform application tasks using established procedures and develop improvements to existing procedures as needed. These include but are not limited to component selection, preliminary schematic design, preliminary system layout, and preliminary automation component selection.
* Interpret customer specifications to determine scope of work.
* Ability to search company archives to find records of legacy equipment. Must be proficient in reading legacy equipment schematics.
* Provide phone support and technical assistance on Konecrane electrics products for product selection.
* Perform optimization of components by working in an interactive Team environment to reduce costs and improve delivery schedules.


Qualifications:
Must be self-motivated, display leadership abilities, and have knowledge of the CMAA. This position requires excellent understanding of electricity, motor control electrical circuits, and analog and digital input/output. Experience designing and troubleshooting motor control circuits utilizing electromagnetic devices and variable frequency drives (VFD's) is essential. Knowledge of PLC programing software is plus. A qualified candidate must be proficient in reading electrical schematics and vendor application drawings. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, and Word. Verbal and written communication plays a key role in this position.


This position requires the direct interface between frontline sales, customers, production planning (Watertown), and project management. Site visits for application require the ability to work at heights up to 100 feet off the ground. Travel estimated at 5% to meet with customers, commission equipment, and witness product testing at our manufacturing plant.


Education:

BS in Electrical Engineering is preferred or BS in a related field with a minimum of 3 years of experience as an Electrical or Automation engineer working with motion and motor control products. Related experience with overhead electric cranes or similar industrial equipment will be taken into consideration.


Travel Requirements: 5%

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Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.

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