Application Engineer I

Application Deadline: 

Indianapolis, US, 46202

Contract Type:  Full-Time
Working Hours:  40
Employment Type:  Regular

Come join a company that makes a difference here and around the world!


Peerless Pump Company, an Indianapolis based subsidiary of Grundfos, is seeking an Associate Applications Engineer to join its Indianapolis Applications Engineering group. 


The Associate Applications Engineer will provide technical support and quotations with regard to the selection, price, design and delivery impact that will meet or exceed customer expectations in alignment with departmental procedures. This role will communicate and collaborate with outside business partners, internal customers, and direct suppliers while adhering to corporate policy and procedure. This position reports directly to the CSC Applications Engineering Manager and will operate daily out of the Indianapolis, IN facility.  


Relocation for this position cannot be supported and qualified candidates must have authorization to work in the USA without support.

Why Peerless?


Peerless: having no equal; matchless, unrivaled. At Peerless, our team of experts come together with a common passion for manufacturing sustainable pumps that provide peace of mind. Our pumps create more reliable food supplies, clean and safe water, and keep life and property safe around the globe. For nearly a century, the Peerless brand has helped keep people safe where they live, work, and play. We are Pioneers. We are united. We are Peerless! Join our united team!


See why our employees are Peerless:  I am PEERLESS!


Work/Life Balance:


  • our team enjoys regular work week,
  • an outstanding benefits package with very affordable insurances,
  • generous paid time off [4 weeks/year],
  • an unparalleled holiday and paid shut down program


What is the job about?


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


Review product specifications to determine technical requirements, including but not limited to: equipment   selection, sizing, costing, research requests for duplicate equipment from serial number records, and develop current pricing
Communicate with our direct suppliers for pricing, delivery, and technical information.
Produce detailed and concise work instructions pertaining to customer requirements, production improvements, purchasing assistance, etc.
Provide documentation to Project Management pertaining to pricing, delivery schedule, preliminary design information, and exceptions quoted to customer specifications, detailed listing of customer specifications reviewed at proposal phase, pattern research, etc.
Post fulfillment project review to determine causes of margin erosion and improvements that can be made to reduce future margin erosion
Support continuous improvement, identify inefficiencies, and eliminate errors in the order winning process.
Support continuous improvement, in order to achieve deliverables and maximize profit
Perform work, promote teamwork and communicate in conjunction with Grundfos Values and our internal standards (Safety, Quality, Schedule, Cost)
Be a voice of the customer to the CSC, advocating for the customer’s needs
Adhere to all company policies and procedures
Complete special projects as assigned and perform other duties as required

What do you need to apply?


Bachelor's degree in engineering, engineering technology, or business with equivalent experience in technical sales and manufacturing
Previous experience in Engineering, Project Management and/or Sales in a manufacturing environment (preferred)


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Strong interpersonal and communication skills including written with attention to detail
Working knowledge with Microsoft Office™ (Excel®, Word®, Access®, Power Point®, Projects®, Outlook etc.), AutoCAD (or other drafting tools), SAP and CRM systems
Advanced understanding of pumps, construction, hydraulics, and application of rotating equipment
Has high sense of urgency to meet or exceed customer expectations, and achieve daily commitments


Peerless Pump participates in E-verify and is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  All positions subject to post offer drug screening and background checks.

About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

An inclusive team
If you like the look of this job and know you can bring your skills to contribute to our purpose, please apply. We need and welcome professional people from all corners – however you identify and whatever your background is.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis