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Regional Application Engineer, Automation and Motion Control

San Jose, CA
**Regional Application Engineer, Automation and Motion Control**

Multiple Locations:Sacramento, California; San Francisco, California; San Jose, California

Job Family: Engineering


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Digital Factory

**Business Unit:** Factory Automation

**Requisition Number:** 206790

**Primary Location:** United States-California-Sacramento

**Other Locations:** United States-California-San Jose, United States-California-San Francisco

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Mid level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 25%

**Division Description:**

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/digital-factory.htm

**Job Description:**

_Regional Application Engineer_

**Position Overview**

Siemens Industry Digital Factory: The Factory Automation business unit has a Regional Application Engineer position available in the Northern California area. Regional Application Engineers are assigned to a specific geographic area based on current sales revenue and potential sales revenue growth.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a strong team providing the best end to end industrial automation solutions in the market. Siemens is leading the charge in providing innovative solutions to bolster the manufacturing renaissance in the US.


+ Acts as the technical lead for regional opportunities and actively participates in account planning sessions with the local sales team

+ Applies acquired process, product and/or equipment knowledge based on current industry trends, best practices, performance, price and functionality

+ Provides technical product advice for the development and implementation of customer solutions.

+ Prepares and presents detailed technical proposals, including product demonstrations and solution prototypes

+ Performs complex hardware and/or software design consultation in accordance with customer/project needs.

+ Resolves very complex technical problems to meet customers' needs.Acts as one escalation point for major customer technical issues when on-site issue resolution is required.

+ Supports marketing and knowledge transfer through participation on at least one product/technology core team.

+ Provides periodic knowledge transfer events with channel partners in coordination with the Channel Sales Manager.

+ Supports our channel at a regional level on opportunities in collaboration with the channel application engineer and sales team.

+ Generates technical collateral such as application notes and examples for reuse by others.Implements a yearly learning and development plan focusing on technical skills and engineering soft skills. **Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

A Regional Application Engineer is experienced in automation architectures involving multiple products and technologies and has comprehensive knowledge in architecting complex solutions. Comprehensive knowledge in multiple automation areas and extensive knowledge in at least one area is required. The regional application engineer actively participates on a product/technology core team focusing on at least one specific product area such as Safety, SCADA, Networking, or Motion Control.

+ Technical Skills Required

+ Controllers (PLCs)

+ Networking

+ HMI Panels


+ PC-Based Automation

+ Machine Safety

+ Motion Control and Drives

+ Engineering Soft Skills Required

+ Solution fitting

+ Proof of concept

+ Tech selling

+ Mentoring

+ Bachelor of Science in electrical/computer/mechanical engineering or computer science

+ Typically 8-10 years of experience in automation/motion control systems and demonstration of key responsibilities and knowledge as described above.

+ Travel 25%

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

**Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

Prior Siemens automation experience is a plus


**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


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