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Pentair, Inc. Knowledge Engineer - e-Business in North Aurora, Illinois

Job Description:

Pentair currently has an opening for a Knowledge Engineer to join our team at our North Aurora, IL location. In this role, the Knowledge Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of eBusiness systems and applications throughout Pentair Flow Technologies. This Knowledge Engineer will apply engineering knowledge to understand product selection process, and product configuration.

We will:

  • Create career growth and rotational opportunities within various areas of the organization

  • Pay competitively

  • Provide on the job training and mentoring in Pentair’s proven best practices

  • Offer health benefits & coaching

  • Support your long term retirement goals through a competitive 401K matching and stock purchase plan

  • Offer employee discounts

  • Protect you with life insurance and other options

  • Tell you more about all the great benefits – just ask!

You will:

  • Be relied upon for developing and testing front-end product configuration models within the Front End tool (Web based product selection/pricing) based on the price book, customer needs, and other sources.

  • Manage content and accuracy of information contained in eBusiness tools, including pricing, product data, etc.

  • Periodically interface with customers to determine their eBusiness needs and make any suggestions and modifications deemed necessary to close any gaps in functionality.

You should:

  • Have earned at least a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Industrial engineering.

  • Have the ability to understand and implement business policies and procedures from inception through to final deployment.

  • Be process and detail oriented.

  • Have programming knowledge.

  • Have the ability to layout and describe processes.

  • Have the ability to learn hydrolytic data management and work with configurator software tools.

  • Be able to work and interface across multiple facilities and vertical markets.

  • Have the ability to work across multiple departments and functions at different levels of the organization to ensure consistency of pricing and product compatibility across all environments.

  • Be able to translate various technical terms and vernacular into language understood across various disciplines.

  • Know the basics of Pumps.

  • Have extensive computer use.

  • Possess solid interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Have outstanding computer skills with emphasis on programming fundamentals and Excel.

  • Have strong analytical skills and mechanical aptitude.

  • Have experience working in a manufacturing environment.

Additional Information:


Moderate travelling required.

Diversity and Inclusion:

With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.

We take ongoing action to improve the diversity of our workforce by:

  • Ensuring leadership involvement and ownership

  • Attracting and retaining diverse talent at all levels

  • Fostering a globally aware, inclusive culture

  • Ensuring our practices are fair and non-discriminatory

At Pentair, we believe the health of our world depends on reliable access to clean water. We deliver a comprehensive range of smart, sustainable water solutions to homes, business and industry around the world. Our industry leading and proven portfolio of solutions enables people, business and industry to access clean, safe water, reduce water consumption, and recover and reuse it. We help ensure water is clean when returned to the environment. Whether it’s for fitness and fun, healthier homes, better flood control, safer sky rises, more sustainable ways to farm, or safe drinking water for those who need it most, we won’t stop until the world’s water is managed the best way possible.

From approximately 130 locations in 34 countries, Pentair’s 10,000 employees are united in our unwavering belief that the future of water depends on us. Our 2018 revenue was $3.0 billion, and we trade under the ticker symbol PNR.