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Principal Application Engineer
York , Pennsylvania
April 17, 2017
Job Description:
The Air Handling Unit Principle Application Engineer is a recognized subject matter expert and authority at the Business Unit (BU) or site. Performs a full range of field commercial and technical support functions including assignments requiring special qualifications/attainments. This position is based in York, PA.


  • Provide commercial, competitive and technical application support to the field sales organization on all aspects of Custom and Standard Air Handling Units with minimal direction.
  • Works with a small team of technical employees to provide articulate resolutions to the field selling organization requests for AHU project support with a strong emphasis on Basis if Design.
  • Provide application training and project management, as required, on Air Handling Systems for the field sales organization.
  • Support Customer Visits (factory tours) as necessary.
  • Participate in testing of AHU selection and pricing software.
  • Work with the Field Sales organization, manufacturing, engineering, and Customer Service to resolve Air Handling Unit order issues.
  • Work with engineering to develop cost effective resolutions to unique Air Handling Unit applications.
  • Assist Airside Technical Service with field application issues as necessary.
  • Develop technical documents to support field sales on various areas of air handling application as necessary.
  • Work with marketing to develop selection and pricing software requirements as necessary.
  • Determine best techniques/procedures/theories and apply them to analysis, design and/or research of air handling products.
  • Use complex problem-solving techniques requiring regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
  • Review and analyze engineering rules and documents as necessary.
  • Recommend cost savings and value engineering alternatives for Air Handling Units and systems.
  • Provide technical direction for other engineers, drafters or technicians on specific work assignments.
  • Be proficient at preparing, checking, and coordinating the release of documentation to support Custom and Standard Air Handling products.
  • Be proficient and extrapolating ideas into product requirements and apply the philosophy of concurrent engineering with manufacturing process.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and systems analysis for new applications as necessary.

  • Strive for continuous improvement and teamwork in product development and processes.

Job Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Engineering (ABET accredited) or related science
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in HVAC industry
  • Understanding of business principles
  • Strong communication skills

A little about us:
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries.

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