Aleris is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled products, with approximately 14 facilities in three geographically aligned business units in North America, Europe and China. We serve a variety of end-use industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, building and construction, transportation, packaging, and consumer goods.
Our Innovation Center is seeking to add an Field Engineer to its team. The purpose of this role is to regularly visit key customers and prospects in order to keep appreciation for Aleris quality and technical support on a high level and advise on most suitable products according the requirements of customers and discuss product properties and capabilities with customers in order to deliver the right quality.
Regularly & pro-actively visit key customers and prospects in order to keep appreciation for quality and technical support at customers on a high level.
Give technical support to customers based on a detailed level of knowledge on customer processes and general product requirements.
Respond in a quick and accurate way on new or changed technical requirements, e.g. new or adapted products or product specifications and assure the fitness for use of the product supplied.
Lead qualification projects in order to get our product approved by the customer.
Initiate improvement projects regarding product properties in collaboration with Product/Process Technology and R&D in order to strengthen our supplier position at key customers.
Investigate and answer efficiently claims related to processing issues at the customer.
When possible, evaluate properties of competition material in order to define potential for our product portfolio.
Monitor ongoing Aleris R&D activities for relevant customers/product groups.
Offer Technical support when requested by Marketing regarding product related market communications.
Available to participate in relevant Conferences and Trade shows.
A minimum of 3-5 years previous relevant experience.
Products and materials
Specialized knowledge about a wide range of products produced in the plant, allowing proposing the best choice for the customer.
In depth knowledge on process capabilities of the plant allowing maximum exploitation to satisfy the need of the customer.
Market & customers
Good knowledge on all supplied markets, very good for strategic products, also outside the own product segments.
Detailed knowledge of product requirements for a wide range of customers.
Detailed knowledge on customer processes, especially strategic products, which allows us to make the b Finish est product choice for the customer and the plant.
Knows basic rules for project management.
Laws, norms & rules
Has a detailed knowledge of international standards for Aluminum products.
- 4-year Engineering degree strongly preferred.
Aleris is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Our HR teams will reach out to the applicants who met the qualifications and most closely aligned with requirements of the positions.
Relocation Offered: Yes
Position Type: Full Time
External Company URL: www.aleris.com
Street: 1450 E. Avis Drive