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SEW-Eurodrive, Inc.
1295 Old Spartanburg Hwy.
Lyman, SC 29365

IG Application Engineer

Basic Purpose

Provide sales support and application engineering for Project and Key Account business within Industrial Gear Sales & Systems.


Experience and Educational Requirements

Mechanical Engineering Degree with at least 3 years Power Transmission Industry experience required.

CAD and 3D modeling training or experience.

Ability to read and understand parts lists, catalogs, price books, general factory instructions and other technical documents.

Evaluate customer specifications for technical and commercial feasibility and risk mitigation.

Perform drive selections, including SEW-Eurodrive and third party products, to meet the requirements of the customer.

Evaluate industrial drive selections considering SEW-Eurodrive guidelines, calculation tools, and pricing policies.

Coordinate with SEW-Eurodrive IG International manufacturing plants for technical and logistical support.

Generate project quotations based on established policies within acceptable time periods.

Generate drive assembly 3D models and dimensional drawings for quotations and customer approval.

Collaborate with RSM and Project Coordinator to evaluate Won/Lost orders and document findings to improve project quotation hit rates.

Work closely with RSM and Customers to achieve drive standardization and optimization to convert repeat ETO product into ATO product.

Work closely with Project Coordinator and other departments to ensure timely processing of orders.

Perform order entry activities and procedures for project orders.

Develop strong, positive working relationships with key account personnel.

Provide technical, promotional and sales support to IG Product Managers, Sales Managers, direct OEM and User accounts.

Support training activities.

Develop advanced knowledge of SEW-Eurodrive Calculation programs WESILAB, XAPLET, GEAR, Workbench.

Develop advanced technical product knowledge X, MC, M, ML and P Series.

Develop advanced technical product knowledge on SEW-Eurodrive IG accessories, SEW-Eurodrive couplings and SEW-Eurodrive Lubrication Systems.

Develop advanced application engineering knowledge related to SEW-Eurodrive IG Application Products like SEW-Eurodrive ACC Cooling Tower Drives, SEW-Eurodrive Extruder Drives, SEW-Eurodrive Toaster Drives, SEW-Eurodrive Flotation Drives, SEW-Eurodrive Separator Drives and SEW-Eurodrive Conveyor Drives.

Must comply with all current ISO Quality and Work Instructions for job, all Company Safety rules, and all other Company rules, policies and procedures.

Assess each situation and do not perform any tasks which s/he feels is unsafe, on which s/he has not received training, or engage in any unsafe work practices.  Report any unsafe condition to his/her manager.

Read and understand supporting documentation for the work area.

Occasional travel up to 25% on Company business to any required destination domestically as well as overseas, including the possibility of overnight stay for extended periods of time

Occasionally conduct business in the evenings, weekends, and holidays and outside of normal business hours.

Possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License and driving record satisfactory to SEW-Eurodrive or otherwise be able to transport yourself to and from various locations, including customer facilities, to engage in diverse business activities.

Follow all customer safety rules, including the passing of any required drug screens.



Additional job requirements and responsibilities would be discussed during the interview process.


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SEW-EURODRIVE is an international leader in the power transmission industry. We offer great opportunities and an excellent 100% paid group health plan for employees. Benefits for eligible employees include:

  • Medical Program
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Care
  • Audio Benefits
  • Prescription Drug Card
  • Life Insurance and Accidental
    Death & Dismemberment
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • 12 holidays/year
  • Paid vacation
  • Retirement Plan, including 401(k)
    and Profit Sharing