Now Hiring: Application Engineer
Anixter Inc. is seeking an Application Engineer for its Wire & Cable division located in Glenview , IL . The successful candidate will be responsible for acquiring and applying an in-depth knowledge of electrical, specialty, and electronic wire & cable. The Application Engineer will support sales and marketing as a technical resource. The successful candidate in this entry- to mid-level position will work with the Chief Engineer to assist in daily problem solving, conducting a variety of basic engineering calculations, and customer application support. Functions include autopsies of failed/damaged product, electrical code interpretation, conference calls to assist customers in product selection, and assisting sales with project quotations. Other duties may include occasional direct interaction with customers such as troubleshooting, presentations, and problem solving. Supporting marketing on various projects is also an important aspect of the position.
The position is part of a training path to develop engineers to become valuable contributors in future positions in our Major Projects group as well as Field Sales Engineers. As an Application Engineer, you will receive fundamental training in the specifics of our served industries. This training will be the basis for a potentially highly rewarding career path in more commercial roles in the future.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, although Physics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Material Science degrees will also be considered, as the products and applications are related to nearly all disciplines of engineering. The candidate must have a strong work ethic, an interest in helping customers with their applications, along with a solid understanding of industrial applications. Some experience in the wire and cable industry is a plus, as is experience with electronic OEMs. Strong PC skills ( preferably Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint) are essential. Excellent communication skills, professionalism and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment are required.
ONLY RESUMES THAT INCLUDE SALARY REQUIREMENTS WILL BE CONSIDERED. Visit our web site at www.anixter.com . Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran
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Anixter is a leading global supplier of communications and electronic wire and cable, fasteners and other small components. We help our customers specify solutions and make informed purchasing decisions around technology, applications and relevant standards. Throughout the world, we provide innovative supply chain management services to reduce our customers' total cost of production and implementation.
Learn why Anixter can be a great fit for your career at www.anixter.com/careers
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