Application Engineer

Engineering Forte da Casa, Lisboa


Job Summary:

Reporting to the AED Manager is responsible to ensure and provide engineering and technical support to the area sales managers, distributors and customers in key market segments supporting the selling of all products, applications, solutions and services covered by the company’s brands and products portfolio


  • At least 2 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position –
  • Knowledge of different kind of product, clients and sales environment in the own market.
  • Comfortable with working in a changing and dynamic environment.
  • Ability to build trust and maintaining long-term relationships. Being able to build trustworthy partnership.
  • Proactively anticipate problems and provide solutions.
  • Create and be accountable for all clients’ proposals, contracts and any further documentation, following company procedures.

The job holder ensures that
• All work is in line with corporate and health and safety regulations
• All work performed is consistent with the Quality Assurance processes at all times
• All work performed complies with Xylem's Code of Conduct

The employee has to perform other tasks on instruction of the supervisor, if these tasks are part of the job holders’ duties or if they are delegated to him due to the job holders’ skills and abilities.

Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

Required Qualifications:

Minimal education & experience, essential skills & abilities and required license/certification to perform this job.

  • Mechanical or Electronics engineering graduate (or equivalent).
  • Assists in the preparation of technical documents, brochures, and catalogues to provide to customers an excellent response.
  • Professionally dealing with, product, price & availability enquiries, requests, web caps.
  • Prepare technical Non-Standard Water Technologies, Parts, Drive motors and accessories as per Distributor or Customer’s requirements.
  • Competent knowledge of product features advantages and benefits, and be able to professionally represent these to the customer
  • Understand the customers’ requirements communicated via either phone, e-mail or other media.
  • Prepares Cost Estimates for all Technical requirements needed by the Sales group after conducting a technical and commercial review of customer specifications and terms and conditions.
  • Managing Technical dossiers for quality issues (technical specification, testing requirements, etc)
  • Proven abilities to develop and maintain strong external and internal relationships.
  • Customer and Service orientation, handling customer issues if and when these arise.
  • Teamwork and the ability to actively engage and influence others.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and other related software.
  • Produce basic CRM quotations, creating CRM opportunities
  • Understand and complies with legal, ethical, and regulatory policies.
  • High level in English and Spanish - both oral and written.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills (Required)

Other Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Cooperation and team working.
  • Knowledge of MS Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Additional Information:

Travel requirement:

5% of the time

Location: Lisboa, Portugal