Solutions Engineer - West Coast


Los Angles, CA / Phoenix, AZ / Seattle, WA / Portland, OR


About this vacancy


On behalf of our client, Mersen, we are currently seeking a Solutions Engineer for the West Coast. This is a great opportunity for an energetic self-starter and high-achiever with solid experience in the electrical power applications engineering field. You will be working from your home office in either the Los Angeles CA, Portland OR, Seattle WA, or Phoenix AZ area.

Job description

In the role of the Solutions Engineer, you will complement the sales process by serving as the Regional technical engineering expert on regional opportunities. You will be the technical linkage between the customer, sales and business product lines. With focus on strategic market and key end user accounts outlined by the VP of Solutions Engineering, you will drive industrial conversion projects, specification development, new product launches and other pre-sales efforts, primarily in the industrial markets. You will be a key member of the Product Approval Committee (PAC) process in feeding the business unit new product ideas from our customer base.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Technically differentiate Mersen products to drive the product specification position and advance the sales process. 
  • Build and sustain strong technical relationships with all key account stake holders in support of opportunities; own all technical aspects of customer applications and provide technical guidance.
  • Keep abreast on current technologies, selection techniques and processes for the proper application of our products and customers.  
  • Translate key learnings and insight from customers into innovative new product ideas for Mersen. Support new product launches as needed.
  • Willingness to learn and embrace new technologies via self-teaching as well as formal training.                                 
  • Support trade shows and seminars via technical hands on presentations and training.
  • Provide training to channel partners and end users.

Job Highlights:

  • Excellent compensation and benefits package including bonus and company car package.
  • Great career opportunity with global company.
  • Reports to VP, Solutions Engineering & Technical Services
  • Works from home office


Mersen is a global expert in electrical power with a total revenue of ~800M Euros, including the advanced materials division. The company designs innovative solutions to address its clients' specific needs which enables them to optimize their manufacturing performance in the energy, transportation, electronic, chemical, pharmaceutical, and process industries. The Solutions Engineer position is within the Electrical Power segment of the company which has total revenue of 350M Euros. Mersen has been a market leader in the electrical power industry for over 125 years. Website:

Candidate profile

  • BS EE (Electrical Engineering) or higher degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years in the electrical application engineering in the industrial market.
  • Experience with specification of product and training with consulting engineers.
  • Technical understanding of Power Electronics and power applications.
  • Ability to use modeling software and prepare test reports for customer applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communications skills. Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical audiences. Comfortable in presenting to large groups.
  • Self-motivated learner to stay abreast of new products, technologies and applications.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% as needed, at times with limited notice, by air or car.

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