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Senior Application Engineer - HVAC

Louisville, KY, United States  |  Engineering  |  ID: REQ-10491


Job Location

USA, Louisville, KY

Job Posting Title

Senior Application Engineer - HVAC

The Challenge

The senior application engineer will work with a small team of engineers to bring a new product category to GEA’s Plumbing and HVAC (Air & Water) microenterprise. Responsibilities include providing technical assistance/support/advice to the Sales team, Distributors, Dealers, Architects, Contractors, and homeowners. This is a great opportunity to be part of a new product category, Unitary or “Central” HVAC.

What you will Do

  • Work with Architects and Contractors to ensure HVAC equipment is properly specified and installed.  This includes system design, controls, and accessories.
  • Support Air Conditioner wholesale distributors with sizing, installation, and quality questions/concerns.
  • Provide technical support for post sales concerns and troubleshooting.
  • Utilize building plans or other customer supplied information to perform heat loss/gain analysis to determine cooling and heating requirements.
  • Help train customers on Air Conditioning products during visits to GE Appliances.
  • Support the sales team by attending national shows.
  • Perform seasonal performance factor analysis and answer questions for sales/customers regarding costs and benefits of using GEA HVAC products.
  • Interface with Product Management, Marketing, Quality, and Design Engineering in current and future product planning.  Provide customer and field feedback.
  • Troubleshoot field issues with root cause analysis.  Provide timely feedback to the core team.

What you need to Succeed


  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or other science related major; or equivalent technical degree/experience
  • 7 years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated leadership, problem solving, and influencing skills
  • Ability with work with cross-functional team to support customers with HVAC equipment
  • Building construction knowledge including drawings and codes
  • Experience with HVAC products
  • Fluent use of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word software packages
  • Domestic travel required, ~ 20%

Desired Characteristics

  • 4+ years’ experience in HVAC product design and development
  • Experience with regulatory requirements for the Unitary HVAC Products
  • Experience with application and installation requirements
  • Training experience

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.



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