Building High Potentials - Engineering Sales

Company Name:
MTU America Inc
# Job Functions:
The 2014 Tognum America Building High Potentials (BHP) program is designed to develop exceptional college graduates from all disciplines and build your professional and leadership potential. This career development program takes you through a range of assignments that provide the scope, challenge and experience to help your business career power up and accelerate with Tognum America.
Why choose the BHP College Graduate Training Program?
Career Development: Our 12-14 month rotational program will provide graduating college students challenging on-the-job experience while earning a competitive salary and training with Tognum America leaders and professionals worldwide.
Global Reach: Tognum America Inc. is the regional headquarters of Tognum AG, one of the world''s leading suppliers of engines and propulsion systems for off-highway applications and distributed energy systems. Headquartered in Friedrichshafen, Germany, Tognum AG has over 9,800 employees and 11 production locations around the globe.
Innovative Technology: MTU (engines) and MTU Onsite Energy (power generation systems) brands are well known and respected around the world. Our comprehensive product portfolio includes diesel engines from 20 to 9,100 kW, gas engine systems, gas turbines, custom-made electronic control and monitoring systems and a wide range of parts and services.
Diversity: Tognum America is an equal opportunity employer and is enriched by the diversity of our employees.
Benefits: We offer outstanding medical, dental and vision benefits as well as vacation, company-paid holidays, 401k match and tuition assistance
What does a sales engineer do?
Assist with the promotion of the sale of Tognum products, system solutions or services from a technical engineering perspective
Serve as liaison between the distributor, the end-user, the sales manager, and application centers to assess engine/system requirements for new product installations
Supports the analysis of technical issues on existing Tognum product installations and provide solutions to meet customer requirements
Perform special projects as required.
# Qualifications:
1. Bachelor of Engineering degree in a related field and official graduation by May 2014.
2. Permanent Residency or US Citizenship may be required due to Federal contract status.
3. Minimum 3.0 GPA, overall and in major.
4. Willing to relocate to Novi, Michigan for training as well as assignment.
5. High level of technical knowledge in several engineering disciplines.
6. Basic knowledge of tooling, manufacturing and assembly processes, machining technology, quality control.
7. Good analytical and logical problem solving ability with the ability to draw conclusions
8. Good organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects with varying deadlines at the same time
9. Effective oral, written & interpersonal communication skills.
10. Proficient with PC and MS Office Suite.
11. Ability to use shop tools and mechanical and/or electronic instruments.
12. Ability to travel - domestic and international (up to 50%)
1. Previous summer internship experience in an engineering, sales engineering or manufacturing environment.
2. Knowledge of internal combustion engines
3. Knowledge of diesel engines
4. Ability to interpret blueprints and installation drawings.
5. Knowledge of MTU products and applications
# Work Environment:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
Daily work is performed in an office environment. This position has a traditional work schedule that requires five (5) eight (8) hour days during a Monday through Friday work schedule, and overtime as business requires.
While performing duties of this position, an employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to manipulate small items such as a keyboard or mouse. Next, the employee is occasionally required to stand, reach, and / or grasp. Finally, an employee is also frequently required to walk within the work environment.
There are no specific vision requirements.
Posting Title:: Building High Potentials - Engineering Sales
Location:: Company Headquarters (Novi, MI)
Functional Area:: Engineering
FLSA Code:: Exempt
Employment Type:: Salaried
Shift:: First
Job Type:: Regular
Work Schedule:: Full Time

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