Applications Engineering Leader


Lansdale, Pennsylvania, United States

Motivated to grow with a stable organization? SPX Engineered Air Movement (Cincinnati Fan, Strobic Air Technologies, TAMCO) is a leading manufacturer of industrial fans for OEMs and industrial applications. Superior products, excellent service, and on-time delivery have been the core belief of Cincinnati Fan since its founding in 1956. Our unique manufacturing systems allow us to quickly and affordably customize. We have over 170 sales engineers in 56 offices throughout the United States and Canada providing knowledgeable, experienced and local support.


Our new hires enjoy a variety of benefits including professional development opportunities, competitive compensation, and opportunities for career advancement. We are rapidly growing organically and through acquisitions, as part of SPX Corporation (SPXC). With its people-centric culture, SPX prides itself on attracting top talent to the industry.


How you will make an Impact (Job Summary) 


SPX is a diverse team of unique individuals who all make an impact. As a Manager, Applications Engineering you will be providing technical and sales assistance to customers in support of the sales staff, acting as an information resource on technical issues for customer.   Incumbent acts as a liaison between sales, engineering and customers.


What you can expect in this role (Job Responsibilities) 


While each day brings new opportunities at SPX, your core responsibilities will be: 


  • Prepares technical quotes in a timely manner following the company’s proposal development process
  • Analyzes product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs which can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods
  • Responsible for generating accurate cost estimations and proposals to meet client specification (or exception thereof) for all assigned projects
  • Respond to interdepartmental requests as it relates to sales proposals needed to achieve duties and responsibilities and Responsible to generate initial RFQ to Procurement
  • Qualify and forward leads for Original Equipment as part of the normal application engineering activity to designated regions or assigned Reps and Process orders received, verifying that all necessary documentation is included and resolve any problems prior to passing orders to contracts group
  • Provide suggestions on product improvements through redesign ideas or feedback received from the field


What we are looking for (Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education) 


We each bring something to the table, and we are looking for someone who has: 


Required Experience  

  • 3-5 years in applications engineering role with proven leadership success managing 2+ employees


Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • Strong business acumen across tools and processes with a teachable mindset
  • Ability to establish priorities and work with minimal supervision. Detail oriented, technical background.
  • High energy, self-motivated team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to quickly assess and solve complex issues in dynamic situations with limited information
  • Inclusive leadership skills to build a connection to global customers and colleagues through personal involvement and trust
  • Demonstrated tendency to challenge the status quo and drive constant improvement in process and ability to achieve organizational goals
  • Ability to clearly define and resolve complex issues with the area of responsibility
  • Able to work effectively and comfortably with change. Strong and proven ability to follow through with multiple tasks in order to achieve desired results
  • Willingness and ability to assist other team members and act as their back-up, as required, during absences
  • Willing and eager to grow and learn new responsibilities and duties as we grow the company
  • Strong passion for high quality output with a customer first mindset
  • Drafting experience a plus but not required.


Education & Certifications 

  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience, such as in Mechanical Design, or Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing consulting


Travel & Working Environment 

  • Minimal travel (10%) that includes visits to other facilities, vendors and training 
  • 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. The office is heated and air conditioned. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Thank you for your interest in our company.




SPX is a diversified, global supplier of infrastructure equipment with scalable growth platforms in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), detection and measurement, and engineered solutions. With operations in 17 countries and approximately $1.4 billion in annual revenue, we offer a wide array of highly engineered products with strong brands.


At SPX , what’s in it for our employees transcends market-competitive compensation and benefits.  Our Total Rewards program also includes opportunities for employees’ personal development, career growth, and recognition. These programs focus on alignment and assessment of organizational, team, and individual efforts toward achieving business results. Our development and career growth programs empower our employees to enhance their skills, develop new competencies, and pursue career goals. SPX benefits package provides choices designed to help employees manage their well-being. Our compensation programs are performance-based to recognize and reward employees who work hard, display the values and leadership practices we embrace, and deliver exceptional results.


  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Results

At SPX, our values are at the heart of everything we do. We use our values every day to help us make the right decisions. We embrace a common purpose and strive for improvement. We respect and value each other as individuals and recognize that only by working together, as a team, can we reach our full potential. We take responsibility for our actions, build strong relationships with each other and our customers, and always act ethically. Our values inspire us to achieve the high standards of quality, safety, and performance that our customers expect and deserve.


Our work environment is established on a work-life philosophy supported by policies, programs, and practices that help employees achieve success within and outside the workplace. We believe in creating an inclusive work environment where employees strive to realize their fullest potential.  We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to making selection decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.