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Actalent Application Engineer in COLUMBUS, Ohio


A manufacturer of surface heaters, temperature controllers, and insulators. Their products are used in hundreds of industries to prevent freezing, keep contents flowing, maintain critical process temperatures, and more. They are currently looking for an Application Engineer to join their team.

The primary role of this position is to manage sales projects for the development of custom heating solutions for a variety of customer segments. Key responsibilities are coordinating technical specifications and dimensions between the customer, sales department, engineering and manufacturing.


  • Act as a point of technical contact or sales contact as directed during the product development phase for new and ongoing projects for major customers

  • Oversee the documentation and receipt of approval of the customer specifications for projects and assist in the preparation of quotes and proposals

  • Engage in sales/technical presentations to prospective or existing customers

  • Coordinate quotes, technical information, dimensions and other parameters with customers, engineering, manufacturing and other members of the sales team

  • Oversee the coordination and transfer of new orders between sales, engineering, the customer and manufacturing to ensure accurate design and compliance with customer specifications. This includes insuring the accuracy of temperature parameters, dimensional fit, shipping and labeling, quality assurances, etc.

  • Coordinate engineering changes with the customer and various BriskHeat departments to ensure customer satisfaction and meeting the BriskHeat procedural guidelines for these changes

  • Oversee all pricing, pricing revisions, shipping schedule and other parameters based on customer requests

  • Review approval drawings from engineering, send them promptly to the customer and help ensure they return and are finalized promptly via the requested shipment expectations

  • Coordinate with Engineering, manufacturing, and the Testing Lab to ensure development, design, testing requirements, on time delivery and other customer and BriskHeat expectations of first article products, prototypes and all other shipments related to projects assigned

  • Work with contracted sales partners, distribution partners and BriskHeat sales personnel as well as directly with the customer to meet needs, forecast future needs and grow the business

  • Act as key contact on an ongoing basis with assigned customers

  • Help BriskHeat determine new products, materials and other items that customers show a strong interest in by communicating these interests to all departments

  • Travel to customers as required for sales/technical presentations, measurements and other technical parameter discussions, issues and other customer needs

  • Conduct pricing reviews of major accounts and recommend guidelines based on profit information and marketing pricing to help keep existing customers and with new opportunities

  • Assist inside sales as required by providing quotes, customer contact and technical issues


Application Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Sales Engineer, Heating, Semiconductor, Sales, Quoting, Technical Support, Application engineering, customer interaction, Applications Engineer

Top Skills Details:

Application Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Sales Engineer, Heating, Semiconductor, Sales, Quoting, Technical Support,Application engineering,customer interaction

Additional Skills & Qualifications:


  • Associates or Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Mechanical or Electrical w/1 co-op within a Manufacturing Environment

  • Good written and oral communication skills

NICE to Have:

  • 1-2 years of technical experience in a customer

  • Electrical and Mechanical Aptitude

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Mechanical or Electrical

    About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.