Inside Applications Engineer - Valves & Regulators

CB Pacific is a business partner of Valtek, Kammer and DeZURIK control valves.  We provide control, measurement and automation solutions to a wide variety of markets. These include water and wastewater, power, refining, pulp & paper, natural gas and many others. With offices in the Pacific Northwest, we service customers in Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Northern Idaho.  CB Pacific has provided the municipal and process control industries with cost effective product and engineering solutions for decades.

Position Title: Applications Engineer - Valves & Regulators

Location: Kirkland, WA (possible virtual office location)

Job Description

The application engineer is responsible for driving company revenue growth, through customer technical and commercial sales and support activities. This includes handling customer inquiries and requests, as well as supporting the sales efforts of the outside sales team. This position communicates with customers; provides product engineering, specifications, selection, price quotes, and product documentation – thereby leading the customer through the sales process.

 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the sizing and selection of control valves, regulators, safety relief valves, knife gate valves, block and isolation valves, on-off valves and all related hardware such as actuators, positioners and switches.
  • Serves as the company expert for valves and regulators.
  • Develops competitively engineered solutions to customer specifications and requirements, using products and services provided by CB Pacific and our principals.
  • Creates, maintains, and follows-up on proposals
  • Receives and processes customer purchase orders
  • Expands sales opportunities when interacting with customers—conducts customer needs assessments, identifies opportunities, and provides solutions
  • Troubleshoots customer technical questions; provides aftermarket product support
  • Remains knowledgeable and up-to-date on changes and developments in products, services, and industries
  • Actively participates with team members to achieve company goals, understands entrepreneurial spirit and conducts business as such

Ideal Candidate

  • Will possess a four year engineering degree or equivalent industry experience.
  • Will possess at least 3 years of inside sales to industrial accounts with working knowledge of process control instruments. This includes working with large, complex accounts.
  • Will have the ability to develop and deliver solutions based on an understanding of the technical and business challenges of our market.
  •  Well-defined customer service and satisfaction skills
  • Strong oral and written communications skills that reflect a professional, business approach
  • Have the ability to multi-task
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail.
  • Good self-management skills, including information organization and time management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.  Works as a team player with account managers, and can also work independently with limited supervision
  • High ethical standards
  • PC proficient; familiar with MS Windows, Outlook, Word, and Excel (as well as other internet applications

CB Pacific provides our team members with everything needed for success, including world-class products, excellent initial and ongoing training and top notch work equipment. We reward hard work and success with a competitive base salary and benefits package, as well as a 401(K) with company match and profit sharing. Salary is based on experience.

Interested candidates should send their resume and other pertinent information to hr@CB-Pacific.com