Applications Engineer

Req ID:  62500

Killarney, KY, IE

Date:  Sep 20, 2022

To work within the Filtration Team, designing suitable filtration solutions and producing technical quotations, helping Commercial teams converting them into orders. Responsible for providing internal sales and contract support for both Capital Equipment and Aftermarket to customers worldwide including regional Celeros facilities.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities


  • Receive enquiries, evaluate customer requirements. Producing timely and accurate quotations whilst understanding and maintaining Celeros core requirements.
  • Size and select the correct product/equipment for the required application in accordance with international design codes and customer specifications.
  • Preparing ‘request for quotation’ documentation to enable sub vendors to quote for fabrication, instrumentation, valves, etc.
  • Liaising with subcontractors/suppliers located throughout the world to obtain costs for each component of the product design.
  • Engage relevant stakeholders for input into the project quotation.
  • Compilation of information, delivery schedule, risks, and costs analysis for internal management approval.
  • Produce detailed quotations considering technical and commercial requirements.
  • As appropriate, review customers terms & conditions with the Commercial and Legal Department.
  • Work with our Finance Department to check the credit ratings of all potential customers and sub vendors.
  • Give exceptional customer service at all times.
  • Fully support and assist (Commercially and technically) the External Sales team.
  • Engage in project handover to ensure the Engineering and Project Management department has sufficient information to allow it to supply the customer with the required equipment in the time specified.
  • Providing technical support to Celeros Regional Offices.
  • Implement, maintain, and improve the Company’s quality system as it relates to the functional area.
  • Attend and contribute at meetings, reporting business opportunities and areas of responsibility.
  • Undertake travel internally and abroad as and when required in support of sales/technical issues.
  • Other duties as required.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment dealing with multiple stakeholders.
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making ability.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and within a team environment.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and ability effectively build relationships.
  • Knowledge of electrical control systems is an advantage.
  • Using appropriate methods and a flexible interpersonal style to help build a cohesive team; facilitating the completion of team goals.
  • Clearly and succinctly conveying information and ideas to individuals and groups in a variety of situations; communicating in a focused and compelling way that drives others’ thoughts and actions.  Engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  • Originating action to improve existing conditions and processes; identifying improvement opportunities; generating ideas and implementing solutions.
  • Ensuring that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; crafting and implementing service practices that meet customers’ and own organization’s needs.
  • Actively identifying new ideas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.
  • Using appropriate interpersonal styles and techniques to gain acceptance of ideas and plans; modifying one’s own behaviour to accommodate tasks, situations, and individuals involved.


Education and Experience


  • Educational qualification of a Diploma or Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant engineering discipline or related experience in a commercial / tendering organisation required
  • Experience in a similar applications / engineering environment.
  • Management/ownership of assigned projects from start to finish, working with other technical people and handling technical negotiations with customers and suppliers.
  • Experience of international design codes is a distinct advantage.


Physical Demands


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the Employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Required daily to stand, sit, walk, talk, hear, and see (specific close vision abilities are required to perform computer work)
  • Required occasionally to stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl
  • Required daily to use hands and fingers and arms to reach (to operate a computer and telephone)
  • Required occasionally to lift and/or move objects that are light to moderate
  • Required occasionally to travel (usually by air or road so may be required to sit for extended periods)


Working Conditions


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an Employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to work with moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, etc.)
  • Ability to work in an open planned office / individual office
  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for extended periods
  • Ability to sit in a car or on a plane for extended periods




The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required to perform this role.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required to perform this role.   Employees will be required to perform reasonable additional duties, that are not detailed on this job description, which fall within their scope of skills and experience. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.