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Field Application Engineer

Company: KEMET Electronics Corporation
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

YAGEO Group, the world's top 3 passive component supplier, includes YAGEO, KEMET, and PULSE brands. With 40,000 employees worldwide, a global footprint in 25 countries, and $4.5B in yearly revenue, its technologies enable the world of electronics. It offers worldwide production and sales capabilities designed to meet the diverse requirements of customers and a full range of end-market segments. With one-stop-shopping and a complete offering of chip resistors, polymer, tantalum, MLCC, film, aluminum electrolytic capacitors, circuit protection devices, magnetics, antennas, sensors, and actuators, its vision is to provide "innovative service around the world." Its mission is "empowering the future with innovation component solutions." Additional information about YAGEO Group can be found at -www.yageo.com .Position Summary:At YAGEO Group, you'll have the opportunity to put the "Fun" and "Entertainment" in FAE. YAGEO Group Field Application Engineers (FAE) will travel with their sales team within their assigned territory to meet with a diverse group of customers at the forefront of innovation. The ideal candidate should have an outgoing personality, an interest in learning about new technologies, and a desire to collaborate with some of the top names in the electronics industry, particularly in Silicon Valley (the position is based in Milpitas, CA).If you like helping customers, sales, and product teams find solutions to design challenges; then the FAE role is for you. As an FAE, you will learn YAGEO Group's products and their applications to assist customers' product development engineers with the technical aspects of their design. Working with customers, the FAE will help uncover technological trends and translate their needs to our Product Business Unit (PBU) Managers for incorporation into product development roadmaps. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to share your knowledge and help others throughout the organization by conducting educational training and creating content.Focus design disciplines include Low Voltage DC, AC, and Power, EMI, and Sensors.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Maximize cross-sell opportunities for YAGEO Group products with customers
  • Understand applications, ranging from digital to high power inverters, in target markets (Computing/Telecom, Industrial, Military/Aerospace, Medical, Consumer, etc.)
  • Answer technical questions in a timely fashion
  • Resolve technical objections
  • Technical liaison between sales, Product Business Unit Manager, and manufacturing
  • Deep product knowledge
  • Systematically funnel customer data to the business unit development teams and marketing for inclusion in product roadmaps
  • Provide technical training on new products and technology to customers and sales personnel (direct, manufacturers' representatives, distribution).
  • Provide feedback to Marketing, Manufacturing, and Engineering about the competitive environment, market acceptance of devices, and identification of opportunities and features for new products/product areas
  • Contribute to the expanding ecosystem of our digital design tools
  • Participate in industry groups critical to our core business
  • Participate in industry events, tradeshows, and customer events
  • Sales calls, call reports, selling tools (presentations, technical information, demos), articles, application notes, etc.Requirements:
    • BS in Electrical Engineering
    • Effective interpersonal skills
    • Ability to present moderate to highly technical materials to diverse audiences
    • Excellent proactive problem-solving experience with demonstrated analytical skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Minimum 5+ years FAE and/or Design Engineering experience, preferably with semiconductor and/or power supply design experience
    • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Power BI. proficiently and experience utilizing CRM tools
    • Requires up to 40% travelAdditional InformationDue to the security requirements of our military customers, the successful candidate must be a US citizen.YAGEO Group does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, political affiliation, union membership, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law, in making employment decisions including but not limited to hiring, wages, promotions, rewards, and access to training. Qualified applicants and workers shall be provided with reasonable accommodation for disability and religious practices.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: KEMET Electronics Corporation, Milpitas , Field Application Engineer, Engineering , Milpitas, California

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