Application Engineer Manager (HVAC/R)
CES Group - Eden Prairie, MN

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Position: Application Engineer Manager (HVAC/R)

Job Description:
Leads applications engineering team as they assist and support sales representatives and customers with the design and application of HVAC equipment by leading the team to perform the following duties.

We are looking for a high-quality individual to fill this position at our Eden Prairie, MN location.


Directly supervises 8 to 10 employees in the Applications Engineering Department.

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Application Support

Respond to inquiries from our sales representatives in the pursuit of new specifications and orders.

Generate selections, drawings and other technical information to support the sales representative in pursuing business.

Determine feasibility and cost of performing special modifications to our equipment to satisfy customer requirements, and provide special price quotes to our field sales representatives.

Gather competitive intelligence and industry information on an ongoing basis and disseminate to the appropriate parties within Mammoth.


Provide guidance to department order processing personnel for generation of submittal documents for approval by the appropriate authority in the field.

Make revisions to submittal text document and drawings as necessary to reflect changes in project requirements.

Review and respond to any mark-ups received on the submittal documents.

Determine revised pricing, if necessary, due to changes resulting from submittal revisions.


Provide guidance to department order processing personnel for generation of order write up document for distribution to BOM Engineering and Manufacturing.

Review pricing as needed to support order processing personnel.

Provide guidance to mechanical and electrical designers in generation of shop documents.

Contact sales Representatives as required to obtain necessary information and approvals.

Assist order personnel in generation of documentation for field supplied parts to be mounted at our factory.

Assist order personnel in reconciling all financial data on each other, including list pricing, multiplier, freight, commission, outside items; with the customer purchase order.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Technical Skills - Assesses own and others strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well.

Managing People - Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self available to staff; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Fosters quality focus in others.

4 year engineering degree (mechanical preferred) equivalent industry work experience, and strong mechanical aptitude.

Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and operating system software.

Working knowledge of AutoCAD software a plus.

5 years of HVAC Applications/Customer Service Experience, 10 years preferred.

CES Group is a leader in innovative custom and engineered HVAC solutions for commercial, industrial, institutional and critical environments around the world through our leading brands: Eaton-Williams®, CLEANPAK®, Governair®, HUNTAIR®, Mammoth®, Temtrol®, Venmar CES™, Ventrol® and FANWALL TECHNOLOGY®. Learn more about CES Group at . CES Group, LLC is a subsidiary of Nortek, Inc., a global, diversified company whose many market-leading brands deliver broad capabilities and a wide array of innovative, technology-driven products and solutions for lifestyle improvement at home and at work. Learn more about Nortek at .

CES Group is an equal opportunity employer with competitive pay and benefits.

About this company
The CES Group, which designs and manufactures all Mammoth products, has a wide range of research and development facilities, in addition to...