ABB Group
Senior Application Engineer
At a glance
Location: US-TX-Houston Map
Posted: 11/29/2021
Closing: 12/28/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
ABB Group
Job description

Senior Application Engineer

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

A key role in assisting the sales team, the Sales Support Specialist prepares Large Motors & Generators sales proposals for Motion.

Reporting to the Manager, Global Technical Support, you will be responsible to review the customer inquiries and requests for proposals. The AE prepares a design by using PC software and technical product information etc. and develops a proposal. The AE discussed the proposal and costing with the RSM, who is responsible for the selling price.

Your responsibilities

  • Perform engineering tasks to design a motor in accordance with the customer requirements, ensuring that the solution is the most cost effective and reliable
  • Deliver professional proposals on time, including accurate pricing, full cost pricing that has been reviewed against the account strategy and a scope of supply that meets the customer’s needs
  • Outline risk factors involved in the quotation that are not in the company’s best interest to the regional sales manager when required
  • Act as a technical resource in person or over the phone to customer for addressing, interpreting and resolving of technical inquiries and problems related to assigned product lines
  • Solve technical and costing issues with the Global Customer Support Team
  • Proactively engages in initiatives to improve the effectiveness of the LSU and to increase customer satisfaction

Your background

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field and minimum 5 years of experience employing large induction- and synchronous motors in various industries and applications
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common technical journals, financial reports and legal documents
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries from customers, vendors, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
  • Ability to effectively present information to customers, vendors, management and other employees of the organization
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, strong written and verbal communication
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US


  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program

More about us

The Large Motors and Generators Division offers a comprehensive product portfolio of large AC motors and generators. From general purpose to highly customized designs, synchronous motors and high voltage induction motors provide high efficiency, reliability and availability across all major industries and applications, including some in the toughest and most demanding environments. The division also has a long track record of designing and building generators for wide range of industries, including power generation, marine, oil and gas, mining, and data centers.

We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website

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Senior Application Engineer