Project Engineer - Application Assessment

Job Description
Senior Application Assessment Project Engineer
Are you looking for a challenging position working with customers to help tailor our products to precisely fit their needs? Our team is looking for an energetic individual with who will have a positive influence on the organization.
Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. (HYG), a world-class manufacturer of industrial lift trucks, has an outstanding opportunity for a program manager in the Portland, Oregon area. HYG designs, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally under the Hyster, Yale and Utilev brand names. We are one of the global leaders in the Material Handling industry for over 80 years.
As a Senior Application Assessment Engineer, you will have ownership of Application Center projects and must be able to:
Work independently in the field with the largest customers in their industry segments, while collaborating with Sales, Marketing, Service, Fleet Management, Product Development and Sales Training.
Be expert on the process of capturing spoken and unspoken customer needs. He/She can walk into a customer's environment and quickly identify challenges and opportunities for improvements. From these assessments the individual is empowered to quantify and guide in development of solutions that can deliver quantifiable value to the customer.
Make recommendations for product configurations for large scale bids. Examples of these recommendations may be: powertrain configuration, standard and special options, and attachments needed.
Become knowledgeable about our entire product range, including Big Truck, Counterbalanced and Warehouse.
Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, including senior management.
Travel approximately 25%-35% and be able to successfully work in different cultures.
BS degree in engineering
High level of engineering knowledge. Master's level or significant experience in the Lift Truck industry (7 years minimum).
Must be able to identify and quantify strengths and weaknesses in product offering relative to specific Industries/Applications
Exceptional organizational and communication skills
You get a great collaborative stable work environment with all the perks:
Competitive healthcare benefits -- medical, vision, dental.
Profit Sharing + 401K with company matching.
PTO + vacation + paid holidays.
Education assistance.
Life insurance.
Employee assistance program.
On-site health clinic.
On-site cafeteria.
If you are up for this management opportunity at Hyster-Yale Group please apply and include a cover letter that describes your leadership experience with people, with projects and what drives you to seek this opportunity.
We are an equal opportunity employer with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k) and profit sharing.
Employment Type
Full Time

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