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Application Engineer – Consumer Electronics

  • Job Ref RDAECE
  • Salary Range $130,000-$150,000
  • Location San Jose, California

Are you ready to take on a pivotal role where you can showcase your technical expertise and project leadership skills? Mackenzie Stuart are partnered with a global innovative engineered material manufacturer who are serving Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Semiconductors & many more technical demanding Tier 1 markets. As an integral part of their international engineering division, you will play a crucial role in driving the technical implementation of projects for their key accounts who are Tier 1 Consumer Electronics Designers, making a tangible impact on their success.

Your role:

  • Lead the way in project management by developing and delivering cutting-edge engineered material solutions for our clients key accounts – Your expertise will be essential in the technical implementation of projects from start to finish
  • Dive deep into customer needs, meticulously analyzing requirements to ensure they meet their technical and process-related expectations – Your attention to detail will be instrumental in crafting tailored solutions
  • Collaborate with customers with technical departments, including international and local headquarters in Europe and San Jose, California
  • You will cross-functionally work across subsidiaries: Technology Centres, Process Management, Product Management, and Research & Development
  • You’ll also work closely with regional sales engineers in Asia and Europe, fostering global teamwork and synergy
  • Become an authority in application-specific process know-how, providing invaluable support to their customer contract manufacturers during the implementation phase – Your guidance will be crucial in achieving seamless and successful outcomes
  • Inspire and coordinate colleagues across different sales regions, leading the way in cross-functional collaboration – Together, delivering exceptional results and exceed their clients’ expectations
  • Stay ahead of the curve by tracking and identifying technical trends relevant to their key accounts – through trend scouting, you’ll explore new possibilities and help shape future directions
  • Collaborate closely with the Global Key Account Manager, providing valuable feedback and insights – Your input will shape our strategies and drive continuous improvement

Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering (e.g., mechanical engineering, process engineering, materials engineering; physics, electrical, or electronic engineering)
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a technical work environment, with project management experience highly preferred
  • Proven track record in technical sales, application engineering, technical service or customer facing engineering support roles
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with a solution-oriented mindset
  • Strong analytical abilities, with a knack for problem-solving and understanding complex technical situations
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), ERP, and CRM software systems

Compensation and benefits:

  • Make a Meaningful Impact: Your contributions will directly shape the success of their key accounts and drive innovation within a niche and technical demanding industry
  • Global Exposure: You will work closely with international teams, gaining valuable insights and expanding your network
  • Professional Development: Benefit from initial training at their international headquarters, followed by continuous learning opportunities during business trips and online resources
  • Dynamic Environment: Join a vibrant team that encourages collaboration, creativity, and continuous growth
  • Competitive Salary: Enjoy a generous salary package of up to $130,000 to $150,000 USD gross total yearly (dependent on experience)

About Mackenzie Stuart Global Executive Search & Selection:

Mackenzie Stuart is a leading executive search and selection business. From our offices in Leeds, London & Toronto we provide retained and contingency recruitment solutions across industry and have specialist recruitment consultants that work within the Oil & Gas, Mining, Infrastructure & Built Environment, Medical & Scientific, Healthcare, Education, Finance & Accountancy, Insurance, Water, Chemicals, Ingredients & Flavours, Automation, FMCG and Logistics sectors.

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