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Zehnder Rittling is seeking candidates for the position of Application Engineer.  The following is representative of the general details and knowledge, skills and abilities of this position and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements or qualifications that may be inherent in the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential position functions.


Position Summary:

Provides high level technical support to customers. Analyzes customer needs and recommends product application solutions. Defines customer requirements for custom applications.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directly interacts with customers (general contractors, consulting engineers, building owners, installing HVAC contractors) through independent sales representatives on a technical level to specify an existing product or develop new specifications to meet their needs. Preparation of plan and specification of equipment selections, job quotations, and creation of submittals.
  • Provides technical support to analyze and remedy existing product deficiencies.
  • Acts as technical lead on customer management issues.
  • Develops and conducts technical presentations to train customers on product capabilities.
  • Assists Product Management in obtaining yearly sales goals.
  • Develops and maintains partnerships/relationships with research institutions, customers and other outside organizations to provide sources of basic research on new technology applications and enhance customer technology sharing.
  • Coordinates application engineering projects with R&D, engineering, operations, sales, to achieve required results on-time and within budget.
  • Develops application notes and technical literature.
  • Works as part of the team, trains and assists others to accomplish company objectives.
  • All other duties as assigned by Manager. 


Education and/or experience:

  • BS degree in Engineering discipline
  • 3 – 5 year applications engineering, product management, product design, or product engineering experience in HVAC industry.

Other skills:

  • Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills.
  • High technical comprehension skills and ability to present ideas into easily communicated messages.
  • Ability to do some limited day and overnight travel.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.

Computer skills:

  • Microsoft Windows Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Solidworks, Adobe Acrobat and/or Adobe Illustrator (preferred).

Physical Demands:

  • While traveling may be required to visit job construction sites presenting various obstacles.


Zehnder Rittling offers a highly competitive compensation and fringe benefits package including options for medical, dental, vision insurance, supplemental short term disability coverage, life insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, tuition assistance and relocation assistance.


If you are looking to join a team-oriented, fast-paced organization and meet the above qualifications, please forward resume and salary history to:

Zehnder Rittling
100 Rittling Blvd.
Buffalo, NY 14220
ATTN: Human Resources
E-mail: HR@zehnder-rittling.com (as Word attachment only)

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