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Technical Sales Engineer in Calgary at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 6/25/2018

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Technical Sales Engineer

City: Calgary / State: Alberta                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

 

 



Job Description and Responsibilities

 

We are seeking a Technical Sales Engineer to join our Calgary Technical Services team. In this role you will act as a technical resource to our sales and tubular products group management team. The successful candidate will be involved the documentation of technical specifications, product development, sales process, customer support as well as serving as an industry liaison with external stakeholders. This position reports to the Director, Technical Services.

  • Provide technical support to our sales account managers during the order to invoice process
  • Review customer technical specifications concerning Tubular Products Group (TPG) capability during the inquiry process and provide written feedback to the appropriate sales manager
  • Oversee the timely completion of technical issues arising from large customer development projects/programs in line pipe or Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) including: technical issues from pre-production meetings, following quality plan development activities, development of technical presentation materials and follow-up reporting of pre-production action items and tracking to completion
  • Work with research and development on the requirements for prototype testing programs as they may apply to customer projects
  • Develop and maintain a mill capability database for tracking mill production capabilities to aid sales personnel in the order-acceptance process
  • Represent EVRAZ at industry technical meetings including API, CSA, ASTM, etc. and periodically report on the state of key initiatives, participate where appropriate in “working-groups” that involve specification revision or the development of new specifications and offer guidance to Tubular Products Group management on the future direction of the industry/customer base with respect to customer requirements
  • Advise customers concerning tubular product or connection choices for their applications
  • Provide assistance to sales/marketing on technical publications for EVRAZ tubular products including: collect, develop, edit the technical data from the TPG technical teams, develop drafts for review prior/during the publishing phase and maintain product technical data on the EVRAZ websites (external and internal)



 



Job Requirements

 

  • Engineering or technical degree required, Metallurgical/Materials, Mechanical or Petroleum engineering degree, a plus
  • 5 years working experience in a manufacturing-related business, including working with customers on technical issues, experience working in mill quality assurance teams or in product development, a plus
  • Proficient in MS Office tools such as MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience giving presentations to management regarding project timelines results and next steps
  • Knowledgeable in manufacturing technology of tubular products
  • Familiar with well design and construction
  • Knowledge of in line pipe installation and construction methods
  • Able to work independently and effectively in interactions with customers
  • Proven writing technical reports summarizing key findings and identifying next steps
  • Experience writing product technical specifications
  • Demonstrated ability to work with interdepartmental teams at all levels of management to accomplish tasks


 

All applicants must be legally able to work in Canada without sponsorship.

 

 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

Job Requirements

  • Engineering or technical degree required, Metallurgical/Materials, Mechanical or Petroleum engineering degree, a plus
  • 5 years working experience in a manufacturing-related business, including working with customers on technical issues, experience working in mill quality assurance teams or in product development, a plus
  • Proficient in MS Office tools such as MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience giving presentations to management regarding project timelines results and next steps
  • Knowledgeable in manufacturing technology of tubular products
  • Familiar with well design and construction
  • Knowledge of in line pipe installation and construction methods
  • Able to work independently and effectively in interactions with customers
  • Proven writing technical reports summarizing key findings and identifying next steps
  • Experience writing product technical specifications
  • Demonstrated ability to work with interdepartmental teams at all levels of management to accomplish tasks