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Full Job Description

The Thermal Application Engineer prepares and presents proposals for OEM (original equipment manufacturer) industrial rotary thermal and pulverizing and classifying products.

  • Reviews requests for proposals with for the rotary thermal product line which includes rotary kiln, rotary calciners, rotary dryers and rotary coolers.
  • Coordinates scheduling, generates test program, and manages performance of pilot plant testing to support proposals, including customer interface.
  • Selects suitable technology and sizes equipment to comply with project requirements with customer and performs necessary supporting engineering calculations.
  • Prepares outline of cost estimate and risk assessment used to develop pricing model for proposal.
  • Coordinates with supply chain to generate RFQ and obtain manufacturing shop and vendor purchased component quotes.
  • Prepares formal proposal documents with support of commercial activities team.
  • Supports Sales with technical / commercial presentation of proposals.
  • Supports Project Managers with project management activities during execution of successful proposals.

Required Education/Experience:

  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering required.
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in a position involving analytical problem solving.
  • Process and operating experience in the field of industrial process machinery and applications.
  • Should possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

Remote based with several days per month onsite at the Naperville, IL office. Must reside within commuting distance.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance