Microchip Technology Field Applications Engineer in Detroit, Michigan
Are you a self-starter? Do you think different? At Microchip Technology, our values system empowers our employees to develop and thrive in a supportive, collaborative, professional, global, and rewarding working environment. We embrace change and continuous improvement, driving both to the mutual benefit of ourselves and our clients. We are looking for like-minded people who can share our passion for success.
As an Automotive Field Applications Engineer and Embedded Solutions Engineer , you will engage with automotive clients to create technical solutions while identifying and building new business using your engineering expertise. You will be expected to reframe their thinking and build consensus for Microchip’s solutions, co-creating value by delivering the freedom to innovate.
Utilize Microchip’s Client Engagement Process to drive design wins to revenue at select target clients.
Use insight and influencing skills to teach clients about their industry and offer unique perspectives on their technology, which link back to Microchip‘s solutions.
Utilize your automotive engineering expertise to drive success in some or all of the following markets: human interface, 32-bit ARM embedded software/hardware, automotive networking, cybersecurity.
Continuously and proactively develop additional technical skills to drive success for yourself and your local sales team in the above markets.
Utilize automotive engineering design skills, techniques and knowledge to decrease client development time and improve success.
Support the company technical and business relationship with the assigned clients.
Identify the key client stakeholders and coach those stakeholders to build consensus for Microchip’s solutions within their organization.
Contribute and participate within a global team environment, to successfully develop and implement sales strategies across clients divisions and geographical locations.
Communicate effectively with Microchip product divisions providing quantifiable feedback and ROI for their investments in clients.
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline with a strong academic track record
5+ years relevant work experience in an automotive environment
Technical Skills – Skilled and practiced in embedded systems including C language experience
Strategic/Critical Thinking—Systematically solves problems and hypothesizes possible client pain points, expectations, and implicit needs; brainstorms with team members to devise solutions to solve complex client challenges
Communication—Tailors communication to the client’s needs with authority; effectively delivers presentations and has strong verbal and written communication skills
Interpersonal Influence—Uses rational and emotional drivers that would appeal to clients to comfortably drive conversations to elements of value for both parties
Networking—Identifies the right client stakeholders and builds connections quickly to drive consensus for design wins; works cooperatively with a wide range of internal stakeholders for success
Ownership—Goes out of his or her way to complete a task and has relentless drive to achieve results; is independent and self-directed, and takes initiative
Workflow Management—Sets clear, realistic, and time-bound objectives that align to business growth; breaks each objective into tasks and process steps that can be achieved within a realistic timeframe
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