Company: Yamato Corporation
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Yamato is a global manufacturer of weighing equipment used in the
food packaging industry. Yamato has been a successful world leader
in weighing for over 100 years. Yamato Corporation, headquartered
in Grafton, Wisconsin, supports the sales and service needs of
Yamato scales in North, Central, and South America. Yamato
Corporation is a subsidiary of Yamato Scale Co., Ltd., located in
Akashi, Japan. Learn more at YamatoAmericas.com APPLICATIONS
ENGINEER JOB FUNCTION: Generates engineering proposals and
performance guarantees based on a given criteria. Manages new
machine stocking levels and assigns units to various uses.
Coordinates demonstrations and is a subject matter expert for the
product line. Is a resource for sales, service, training,
purchasing, and engineering. Maintains machine and option pricing.
APPLICATIONS ENGINEER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Based on requests for
quotes (RFQ), generates engineering proposals and performance
guarantees based on desired target weight, speeds, and product
characteristics. 2. Evaluates and documents customer samples to
assure equipment to be quoted is capable of achieving performance
guarantees. Tests product samples for internal purposes in our
demonstration area. 3. Corresponds with Yamato Japan to confirm
proposals have correct pricing for machinery and parts. Maintains
equipment and option pricing within the ERP system. Compares actual
costs with estimates. 4. Specifies equipment to be purchased based
on customer orders or for units being ordered for stock or demo
purposes. 5. Assigns customer, demo, and show equipment based on
required specifications and delivery schedules. Monitors age of
stock /demo units to minimize obsolete inventory while meeting
stakeholder's requirements. 6. Maintains stock inventory levels and
documents history of equipment placement. 7. Coordinate, set-up,
run, and document customer/OEM demonstrations in our demonstration
area. 8. Works with design group to modify equipment design as
appropriate to mitigate problems or optimize performance. 9.
Travels to customer locations as required to evaluate operation or
remedy performance issues. Estimate 10-20% domestic overnight
travel. 10. Assists OEM's with interfacing as well as optimizing
the performance of the packaging machine and scale system. 11.
Support Yamato sales and service depts regarding the technical
aspects of new product introductions or application specific
developments. 12. Provide raw information to training department to
facilitate the generation of training materials. 13. Other duties
APPLICATIONS ENGINEER QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Associates degree in
electrical engineering technology or equivalent education. 2. 3-5
years packaging industry experience 3. Excellent communications and
organizational skills. 4. Excellent analytical skills, can do
attitude, and has a hands-on approach to accomplishing tasks. 5.
General computer skills including Microsoft Office products. ERP
experience is a plus. 6. Valid driver's license and insurable. 7.
Requires passport to travel outside of the United States. PHYSICAL
DEMANDS: While performing duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently
is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee
is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and
arms and lift up to 50 pounds. Climb ladder, height tolerance (not
afraid of heights). Drive company forklift truck when required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to
operate motor vehicle. DISCLAIMER: The above is only a summary of
the typical functions of this job. The responsibilities, tasks, and
duties of this job may differ from those outlined in the
description and that other duties, as assigned, might be part of
this position. HIGHLIGHTS
- Eligibility on first day of employment for company-paid
benefits such as health, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and
long-term disability subject to plan terms.**Yamato currently pays
for 100% of the health, dental and vision premiums!!!
- Eligibility for 401(k) plan on 1st day of month following 30
days of service with a company match of 4% on employee deferral of
5% or more. Additionally, you are fully vested in the employer
match on Day1 if enrolled in the plan!
- 18 paid time off (PTO) days accrued by calendar year.
- Ten (10) Company-paid holidays per calendar year Learn more at
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