21.03.2018 Reishauer Schweiz – Wallisellen
Reishauer AG is a leading manufacturer of gear grinding machines including the associated tooling. Our company is privately owned with headquarters in Wallisellen, Switzerland. We combine our process know-how with machine tool engineering to develop gear grinding systems that satisfy the high demands of our customers with regards to transmission gear accuracy, durability and reliability. Our market is general gear manufacturing with a focus on the automotive industry. Close proximity to our customers allow us to stay at the forefront of current engineering and technology development.

Efficient and effective customer, sales channel- and after sales service-support is essential for a high customer satisfaction level and for the achievement of our sales and profitability targets.

We are therefore looking for a technically oriented, business minded, dynamic and communicative

Application Engineer - North America

As a key technical advisor you will be vital in the positioning of our technology and products - developed at Swiss headquarters - with our customers in North America. The position includes both application-engineering activities in the territory of USA, Canada and Mexico as well as project management and project engineering tasks. This includes:

  • Develop and customize technical and application solutions based on customer specifications in close cooperation with headquarters in Switzerland;
  • Technical consulting of sales people and engineers at target accounts to cover all technical aspects during project negotiations;
  • Conduct tender management and review of orders ensuring compliance of all technical specifications and requirements, pricing, general terms and delivery conditions; including the management and coordination the supply chain process;
  • Assist in the development of new products and tools necessary to make target accounts successful;
  • Conduct project management and monitoring of projects throughout the project life cycle; including organization of technical and commercial project reviews to ensure status, on-time delivery and final acceptance;
  • Identify and resolve technical and commercial issues as well as difficulties in a timely manner, to the satisfaction of customers;
  • Identify customer needs and sales opportunities to support future growth, including benchmarking and market analysis;
  • Perform technical product training for sales people and engineers at targeted accounts.
  • Participation in sales activities, exhibitions, seminars etc.

This challenging position requires:

  • BA- or BS-degree in technical engineering or equivalent;
  • 5 years experience in machine tool engineering or manufacturing engineering;
  • Experience in customer service or sales support;
  • Good knowledge in transmission gear manufacturing, CNC machine equipment and controls technology if possible with an emphasis on grinding machines;
  • Good knowledge of production processes and quality control as well as raw materials;
  • Knowledge in reading mechanical and electrical blueprints;
  • Solid understanding of basic electrical and mechanical control systems;
  • Proficiency in english and german;
  • Strong grasp of economic understanding and project-management skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with emphasis on integrative skills to generate optimal solutions in a team approach;
  • Highly efficient and solution orientated approach combined with a disciplined and organized work ethic;
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%.

Are you ready to be a part of the growing future of a leading edge company? If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career please send us your resume.

Brun Reto
Reishauer AG
Leiter Personalwesen
Industriestrasse 36
8304 Wallisellen
+41 44 832 25 94


Reishauer AG
Industriestrasse 36
8304 Wallisellen

+41 44 832 24 17


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