Job DescriptionAre you looking for an exciting and challenging career with a growing, stable company that focuses on engineering as a core competency? General Fasteners Company is seeking an Applications Engineer to be based out of our Charlotte, NC Distribution Center, where you will be tasked with solving applications related issues in the world of fasteners and assembly components. This position will challenge your ability to analyze, theorize, develop, and deploy fastening strategies to help our customers save money, improve their designs, and solve their fastening application problems. We offer the right employee a competitive salary, full benefits, career advancement opportunities, and a collaborative working environment, where out-of-the-box thinking and idea creation are encouraged. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSAnalyze product specifications and performance requirementsEvaluate designs to provide robust, cost-effective solutions Prepare and coordinate testing and drawing services for customersCompile and analyze operational, test, and research data to recommend performance standards for newly designed or existing productsProactively support all customer and internal cost savings efforts. Participate in customer Value Analysis/Value Engineering eventsPrepare reports for design and value analysisCollaboratively work with and participate in the continuous improvement of our quality department and systemsConfer with Quality Assurance personnel to clarify and resolve problems as they are related to component design and adherence Study and participate in the development of our core markets and industries including automotive, heavy truck, autonomous vehicles, electrical distribution, military equipment, medical equipment, recreational vehicles and others.Obtain and communicate technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations.Maintain an awareness of industry trends in fastener manufacturing, assembly, and testing through supplier and customer visits, trade shows, research, training, etc.SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIESAbove average technical and mechanical aptitudeExperience with fastener joint analysis, testing concepts and proceduresAbility to read and decipher blueprintsAbility to organize resources, establish priorities, and manage time effectivelyWork effectively in a team environmentGather data, compile information and prepare comprehensive reportsEffectively present information to internal and external customersMust be flexible and able to multi-task effectivelyExcellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills High emphasis on complex problem solving skillsCustomer focused attitude with a desire to interact on a very regular basisAbility to aide in the negotiation process with customers Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and EpicorJOB QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's degree in Engineering or Technical field (2) Years minimum experience developing fastening solutions or solving critical application issues in the manufacturing environment ABOUT GENERAL FASTENERS COMPANYGeneral Fasteners Company (GFC) is a privately held, full-service distributor of Fasteners and Assembly Components for manufacturers. For over 65 years, GFC has provided exceptional quality assurance, engineering expertise and inventory management solutions. Customers are serviced through the Corporate Office in Livonia, MI, Advanced Engineering & Testing Center in Madison Heights, MI, as well as twelve regional Distribution Centers throughout the United States and Mexico. For more information about General Fasteners Company visit .Job Posted by ApplicantPro Associated topics: .net, c++, c#, develop, developer, devops, java, software developer, software development engineer, software engineer Associated topics: backend, developer, devops, java, matlab, perl, php, sde, software developer, sw
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