MAHLE Motorsport is a division of this entity dedicated to servicing the Racing and Performance industry with forged pistons, rings and related components. Our select team is made up of automotive enthusiasts committed to providing the most technologically advanced and value-added products on the market.
Your Role & Responsibilities
Application and Sales Engineers take full responsibility for all aspects of application and/or sales duties for assigned customer accounts and Motorsport product lines. It includes direct interface with customers, race teams and individuals, on various projects and in coordination with our MAHLE production facilities and Tech Centers in Detroit and Germany.
Coordinates performance piston and related component development projects, from the design phase through the production phase.
Coordinates research and testing activities conducted jointly with potential customers of the company’s products.
Understands customer requirements and tasks in order to be able to lead and define the most competitive, reliable and acceptable way to meet these requirements within the scope of the company's strategies, goals, missions, and production capabilities.
Negotiates terms and pricing with customers. Must likewise follow-up/communicate with customers for all basic Sales functions; sales orders, production requests, stock checks, order tracking, returns & credits.
Responsible for assigned customer inventories and component ordering and tracking.
Candidate must be able to communicate clearly and effectively on a variety of technical subjects with audiences of varied technical skill, background and personality.
Participates in meetings, seminars, and training sessions as needed to stay appraised of new developments in field. In turn, must likewise prepare and present pertinent information for meetings, seminars and training sessions.
Follows up on newly developed techniques and practices in order to be able to support our customers in their piston development programs and other aspects relevant to MAHLE Motorsport.
Prepares reports concerning departmental activities as required. Organizes and prepares technical presentations for our customers.
Travels periodically to other MAHLE locations as needed, as well as customer sites, customer scheduled meetings and trade shows.
Opportunity available for either Senior or an entry level position.
Relocation required to Fletcher, North Carolina
Your Skills and Strengths
Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred knowledge of motorsports industry and automotive engines, components and applications.
Proficient in use of common computer programs such as Microsoft Office (emphasis on presentations and advanced spreadsheet development/usage)
About MAHLE Motorsport
MAHLEMotorsport North America was established in 2000 and has positioned itself as a leading supplier of forged racing pistons and rings. Widely recognized as the technology leader among race teams in nearly every top race series in North America and abroad, winning races and championships around the world. MAHLE Motosrport North America brings cutting edge technology to sportsman and professional racers alike with the flexibility and foresight to meet a wide range of customer needs which has a discerning racer relying on MAHLE to get them to the winner's circle.
Every MAHLEMotorsport piston is backed by 95+ years of racing heritage and technology. From the invention of the first aluminum pistons into series production to the most advanced design and machining processes being used today, MAHLE delivers unmatched performance and durability. MAHLE’s lightweight, low drag, design specific forgings are machined with close attention given to ring groove quality, tolerances and consistency. All MAHLEMotorsport pistons include multiple surface treatment applications, adding protection and maintaining consistent performance over the life of the engine. It’s no secret why top professio...nal race teams use MAHLE Motorsport pistons.
Nothing supports the MAHLE Groups technology leadership as strongly as our achievements supplying the motorsports/racing industry from Formula 1 to winning championships in the three top levels of NASCAR.