Project Application Engineer

Functional area:  Manufacturing
Country:  United States
City:  Nashville, Louisville
Company name:  Chicago Pneumatic Tool Company LLC
Date of posting:  Aug 12, 2022

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The Role


Desoutter is growing and has an exciting opportunity for a Project Applications Engineer! One of your main goals will be to our sales force in promoting and presenting Desoutter customized solutions to end-users. You will also provide oversight for local manufacturing engineering for designs produced by internal and external engineering resources, and much more!


If you have a passion for commercial and passenger vehicle production this may be the perfect opportunity for you!


Location: Nashville TN, Lexington, KY

Local terms and conditions apply

Travel: Up to 60% with some overnight travel required.


What you can expect from us? 


The choice that you make in your employer has a major impact on both your personal and professional lives. Therefore, it is important to know that the company you work for is as invested in you, as you are in them. With over 1,200 employees worldwide, we have opportunities across many functions, designed to develop your skills and enhance your career within the Atlas Copco Group.


Our pledge to you:

To always provide a culture known for respectful interaction, ethical behavior, and integrity. It is of vital importance that our employees experience the highest level of fulfillment in both their professional and personal lives. To assist with this, we offer a flexible hybrid work environment, phenomenal wellbeing packages, and continuous opportunities for you to develop and grow!



What we expect of you? 


You will make your biggest impact in:

  • Converting requests for quotes into detailed requirements to assure proposals meet and exceed customer expectations
  • Converting requirements into solutions based on scope of supply, and technical specifications
  • Developing and delivering proposals, financial analysis, and risk assessment with mitigation plans to assure successful projects
  • Coordinating and attend witness testing 
  • Coordinating design work and feasibility analysis with internal engineering resources in Europe and India and manufacturing facilities in North America


We seek your expertise in:

  • Industrial project management with experience in the manufacturing of passenger and commercial vehicles.
  • Business finance including the profit and loss statement and balance sheet
  • Optimizing working capital through aggressive management of work in process project inventory
  • Growing our market share by delivering innovative customized solutions 
  • Oversight of local manufacturing engineering 
  • Project management software, Adobe Workfront a bonus, Microsoft Project or similar acceptable
  • Negotiating change in scope of supply with both internal and external suppliers
  • CAD competency to create and modify 2D detailed drawings and 3D models, Creo preferred



To ensure you are successful in this role, Desoutter requires the following:

  • Bachelor of Science in an engineering discipline, Mechanical Engineering strongly preferred


These may also help you succeed even further in this role:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) a plus but not required


If any of this piques your interest, Desoutter is where you want to be! Apply here, we would love to connect!




Desoutter Industrial Tools

Founded in 1914 and headquartered in France, Desoutter Industrial Tools is a global leader in electric and pneumatic assembly tools serving a wide range of assembly and manufacturing operations, including Aerospace, Automotive, Light and Heavy Vehicles, Off-Road, General Industry.