Movement Systems is a global industry leader for sophisticated conveyor and processing belts, plastic modular belts, top-quality power transmission belts, as well as timing and flat belts made of synthetic materials. These products are known under the brand name Siegling. They are used in a wide range of applications in industry, trade, and the service sector, including conveyor and processing belts in the food industry, treadmill belts in fitness studios, and flat belts in mail distribution centers.
Forbo Sielging, LLC, a leading manufacturer of high-quality conveyor and power transmission belting has an immediate opening for a Application Engineer / ProLink and Fullseal PosiDrive at our Huntersville, NC plant.
Application Engineer, ProLink and Fullseal PosiDrive
Provide direct technical support as required on tools and equipment and their proper usage to design, integrate, or improve manufacturing systems or related processes for global industry leader in sophisticated conveyor and processing belts, synthetic modular belts, power transmission belts, and timing and flat belts made of synthetic materials. Provide technical knowledge and training for conveyor applications in the tire industry, and for food and poultry processing. Apply knowledge and experience with mechanical conveyors, technical mechanical formation, polymers and modular plastic belts in specialized technical support for business development, design, and introduction of new products to increase sales. Support ongoing projects as assigned and short- and long-term business goals for plastic modular belt line product. Leverage knowledge of conveyor and processing belt products, engineering processes, and quality standards to coordinate assembly and application development projects for developing, implementing, and maintaining belt systems, industrial machinery for US customers. Serve as subject-matter expert (SME) as required in application process, conveyor design, and belt tension calculation, recommending proper conveyor design, correct belt material and machine configuration for specific applications, to ensure equipment functionality within Forbo guidelines. Apply knowledge of key industry codes and specifications for critical sanitization and cleanliness of food processing plants. Verify and confirm product specifications for conveyor belting applications. Provide conveyor design and plant layout proposals including for retrofit opportunities. Provide design solutions and sourcing for custom components as needed. Apply technical expertise to determine customer needs and create technical solutions to resolve plastic modular belting performance problems. Help develop and support future technical support infrastructure. Interface with and support R&D, Product Management, belt fabrication, inventory management and QC as needed. Assist development of technical and sales support materials. Develop competitor comparison guide with FBS versus ProLink. Develop application guidelines with ProLink and Homogeneous Polyurethane recommended products for focus sub-segments. Provide on-site customer product and application training and support as needed. Provide SME customer and technical support of sales force as requested for development of ProLink sales and Monolithic PU positive drive flat belts in South and Central American markets.
Must have minimum 3 years of industry experience providing technical support and technical training for plastic modular belts and conveyor applications, including conveyor retrofit analysis and implementation. Requires experience in conveyor applications for the tire industry, and food and poultry processing; demonstrated understanding and expertise in polymer chemistry used in the conveyor belt and food industries; extensive experience in customer and technical support as SME for modular plastic belt sales in South and Central American markets; and demonstrated proficiency in AutoCAD execution, reading and interpretation. Requires 20% domestic travel as needed for onsite customer training and support.
Forbo offers an outstanding work environment, a competitive salary with a bonus opportunity and an excellent benefits package that includes helath, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, sick/personal, 401K and more!
Qualified applicants should submit resume to: