Application Engineer
Pentair - Kansas

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Pentair Overview

Pentair is 30,000 employees strong. We work around the globe to deliver industry leading products, services and solutions for our customers’ diverse needs in water and other fluids, thermal management and equipment protection. Our inventive thinking, collaborative spirit, disciplined work ethic and breadth of experts allows us to deliver inspired solutions for a changing world. Through our capabilities as a company, our innovative products and our Win Right values, we have the opportunity to define a clear and compelling role for Pentair in the global community.

Business Unit Overview

Pentair’s Flow Technologies GBU is a global leader in mid-to-large fluid management products and applications. The business delivers a range of products from the world’s largest flood control pumps to sophisticated fire and HVAC pumps and products in the municipal, industrial, and commercial markets. Pentair Flow Technologies brands include Myers, Aurora, Hydromatic, Fairbanks Morse, and Delta Environmental.

Job Summary

SUMMARY: Analyze, organize, and layout the application of centrifugal pumps to conform with customer requirements of a complex nature. Encompasses total application engineering function, will service multiple regional sales offices and distributors, and cover municipal, industrial, commercial, fire, and agricultural markets. Focus will be on supporting Latin & South America region.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Analyzes, organizes, and describes the application of Pentair products to conform to customer requirements. Supplies technical information on product performance, auxiliary equipment needed, installation requirements, pricing and delivery schedules.
  • Determines product notification and/or design modification to adapt products to customer’s needs. Determines possible application of non-company products. Coordinates product design with the Engineering Department.
  • Supplies technical data of product application to sales inquiries, instruction manuals, pricing sheets, etc., and prepares technical data and reports to establish information useable as a reference in a technical area.
  • Direct the application of new products or modification of older products.
  • Consult with customer and/or customer representative to plan or clarify job requirements.
  • Assist in product training to internal personnel and/or field sales and assist in product presentations to customers or distributors.


    Bachelor degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering or equivalent experience. Bi-lingual skills (Spanish, preferred), Computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Office. Strong analytical skills and mechanical aptitude. Ability to communicate professionally with individuals both within and outside the organization. Organizational skills required to respond to and meet multiple deadlines. Self-motivated.


    Technical knowledge and experience in sales of centrifugal pumps. Experience in reading and understanding technical plans and specifications. Experience with multiple software packages desired, including Microsoft Office and J D Edwards.

    EEO Statement

    Pentair is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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