Application Engineering Specialist

Job Function:

CA, ON, Brampton

Why join G&W Electric?

We have established a long lived reputation for product quality and innovation. We believe our greatest asset is our employees and look for highly motivated, self-driven individuals who thrive in a fast-paced challenging environment. Our business is growing and if you are looking to grow and continue your development and reach success, you’ll find it at G&W Electric. Be a part of keeping the lights on for critical infrastructure needs; hospitals, manufacturing, schools, retail spaces and much more.

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G&W Offers The Following Benefits

  • Generous Profit Sharing with RRSP Program paid quarterly
  • Management Bonus
  • Competitive vacation package plus floater days
  • Annual performance increases
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package including life insurance, health, dental and paramedical services (all paid by employer)
  • Education Tuition Assistance
  • Job Security
  • Succession Planning
  • Air-conditioned/heated state-of-the-art manufacturing facility
  • Wellness and Gym Reimbursement Programs
  • Training and Developmental Opportunities
  • Continuous Performance Feedback
  • Fun social events, holiday party, bowling nights, and many more

Position Summary:

Working as part of the Inside Sales Team and reporting to the Inside Sales Manager, the Applications Engineer will work collaboratively with his/her team to review customer requirements, technical specifications, prepare quotations, and ensure that customer needs are met.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities:

  • Interpreting engineering specifications and selecting equipment to meet customer requirements.
  • Preparing product quotations and bids for engineered packages.
  • Ongoing communication with customers and suppliers to address technical/commercial inquiries.
  • Providing technical support and expertise for our outside sales force, consultants and customers.
  • Work with cross fictional teams on various projects on as needed basis.
  • Interface with Engineering and Product Management teams on product design/ capability inquiries.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with a strong preference for Electrical, Mechanical specialization.
  • 1 to 3 Years of experience as an applications engineer, inside sales, or related areas preferably in industrial/manufacturing settings.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the full Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with JDE and Salesforce software is an asset.
  • Proven experience interacting with customers, preparing quotations, selecting equipment or related duties.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exposure or prior experience with electrical switchgear/design would be a definite asset.

Physical Demands / Working Conditions:

  • General Office Environment, PC use

G&W Canada Corporation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, upon request. Please let us know if you require any accommodation in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

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