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Technical Sales Engineer 2 (M&S)

ENVISION AESC US LLC Smyrna, TN

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
 

About Envision AESC US LLC

Envision AESC is an exciting, newly created global organization committed to solving the challenges of a sustainable future and becoming the leading supplier of full-value-chain battery solutions. Our lithium-ion batteries can be found in more than 700,000 electric vehicles worldwide and have a stellar safety record of zero-critical issues. Envision AESC US is leading the way in battery technology. We design and manufacture EV battery technology for various electric vehicles and equipment. We are working hard towards unlocking the full potential of sustainable energy and climate change mitigation. We will continue to build upon our successes and expand into new markets and industries, producing innovative and competitive products and technologies that advance the goal of a zero-carbon emission future. Envision AESC is headquartered in Japan and has battery manufacturing locations in Japan, UK and the U.S. We are currently seeking candidates to fill a Technical Sales Engineer role to support our North America operations.

Job Summary

Envision AESC- is looking for an outgoing and highly motivated, Technical Sales Engineer to join our growing team in the Smyrna, TN. As the customer-facing point of contact for the Technical Office, this person will bring in the customer's requirements as inputs for formal RFQ & RFI proposals. They will support the review & response of technical design reports, and the analysis of drive profiles used in estimating cycle life for warranty.

In addition to supporting customer requests, at times there will be hands-on work with prototypes, to learn what it takes to deliver leading-edge energy storage solutions in the Electric Vehicle, Consumer, and Industrial markets. The environment is fast-paced and requires the application of critical thinking in demanding situations.


Job Functions 

  • Respond to new customer inquiries by qualifying, evaluation, and entering into Salesforce.
  • Organize and Manage responses to customer requests for information (RFIs) & quotation (RFQs)
  • Organize and Manage responses about the integration & utilization of Envision products in the various markets
  • Use physics-based models of battery systems to analyze customer use cases 
  • Operate within a cross functional team, understand the needs and requirements of internal stakeholders in addition to our external customers
  • Support the analysis of customer use cases to support warranty estimates
  • Contribute to a collective database of product requirements, and advise on product roadmap
  • Collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams including for comprehensive customer support
  • Understand the testing required to verify and validate battery products at a high level
  • Support the definition and allocation of requirements for systems engineering, firmware, hardware, test requirements and verification methods
  • Gather and track market information on potential customer information and updates, competitor landscape, and regulations applicable to the business
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications -- Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years overall engineering experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of enterprise sales experience in the Electric Vehicle (EV) / Lithium-Ion (LI) / Renewable / Power Electronics industry in the commercial, institutional and/or industrial markets.  
  • Background in supporting a highly technical automotive-related manufacturing environment especially a Tier-1 supplier is highly preferred.
  • Experience with Customer &/or Account management
  • Strong understanding of mechanical, electrical, and thermal systems 
  • Excellent communication skills, with a team-oriented attitude
  • Ability to work in a dynamic start-up environment where initiative and ownership is a must
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention-to-detail, and multi-tasking capability

Minimum Qualifications – Education 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Materials, or similar; Master’s degree preferred

Computer Skills and Required Software Experience 

  • Working knowledge of word processor, spreadsheet, other PC applications, or mainframe applications to produce non-standard, creative products. Excellent Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Salesforce 
  • Experience with using models of physical systems in general, MATLAB/Simulink preferred


Benefits

  • Working in a great team environment
  • Highly automated, clean, safe, and temperature controlled production environment
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • HSA and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401K with company match plus annual retirement contribution
  • Life Insurance (Company paid and additional voluntary life available) 
  • Paid Vacation, PTO and 14 Paid Holidays
  • Short term and long-term disability coverage (Company Paid).
  • Tuition reimbursement 

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements described below are representative of those an employee must normally meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

  • Sitting, standing, and walking.
  • Lifting of objects up to 25 pounds, bending, and stooping.
  • Additional hours and weekends as necessary.
  • Keyboarding, typing.
  • Ability to read effectively from a computer screen, sampling device and/or a paper copy.

 

Working Conditions

  • Ability to work multiple tasks in a stressful environment while maintaining a positive and pleasant manner with others.
  • Ability to handle a large volume of work and perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced office environment.
  • Ability to travel up to 20%.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, holidays, and weekends.


Equal Opportunity Employer

All of us at Envision AESC – regardless of functional area or expertise – share a passion to design, manufacture, and sell high-performance products. It is our policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, gender, disability, or any other status protected by law. Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibility at the time of hire.

For more information, visit http://www.envision-aesc.com. 

The health and safety of our employees continues to be a top priority at Envision AESC as we face the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.  Across our plant facilities we have implemented procedures such as enhanced cleaning, daily temperature checks, social distancing measures, and required face masks for all individuals onsite in our facilities.  We also continue to monitor federal, state and local health and safety guidelines and requirements to adjust our procedures as necessary.  These are just a few examples of our commitment to the safety and health of our workplace.                  

ENVISION AESC US LLC

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Smyrna, TN
37167 USA

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