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Application Engineer - PFS

Durr Systems, Inc., Southfield, United States

Your Tasks

  • Analyze customer technical specifications
  • Coordinate in-house estimating activities including relevant drawings and specifications
  • Coordinate major subcontractors including conveyors, paint application, and paint mix
  • Coordinate intercompany activities with offices in Germany and Mexico
  • Develop layouts with layout engineer
  • Develop Visio schematics for paint process equipment
  • Developed Purchased Equipment lists
  • Investigate alternate sources for equipment and subcontractors
  • Develop detailed estimate spreadsheets for projects, management cost analysis and customer bid forms
  • Develop technical specifications and clarifications for bids
  • Develop project and job schedules
  • Coordinate job handover
  • Support job implementation by attending planning meetings, design reviews, etc.
  • Conduct technical presentations and provide clarification to customers and other departments

Your Skills

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • Ten or more years of paint shop experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of process equipment design
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Proficient with Visio
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus
  • Ability to understand and maintain project schedules
  • Good time management skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Able to effectively communicate with engineering and estimating departments, contractors, suppliers, and customers
  • Able to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Able to technically define problems and propose solutions
  • Adaptable to change in a learning environment
  • Willing and able to work overtime, weekends, and holidays when necessary


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