Project Applications Engineer II

Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.

Position Summary

Plan, organize and manage proposals, technical information, submittals, orders and customer communications for engineered solutions business and standard solutions business. Serve as primary contact between customer and Critical Power Solutions Division (CPSD) from the proposal process through delivery of equipment.

Essential Functions

  • Review RFQ information and collaborate with customers, vendors and internal departments to prepare quotations that include specification compliance, pricing, Bill of Materials, cost of ownership documentation, drawings, scope of works and procedures.
  • Develop, maintain and monitor project plans specifying goals, scheduling, resource allocation, risk identification and contingency plans. Ensure customer commitments are met and project costs remain within budget.
  • Provide technical application engineering support for internal and external customers.
  • Provide technical support to other departments for onsite services as needed.
  • Independently represent MEPPI in technical meetings, site walkthroughs, seminars and presentations to promote CPSD products.
  • Independently provide technical training for CPSD sales channel.
  • Track and communicate project status, technical requirements and customer information. Ensure order and customer documentation is stored and transferred according to the MEPPI quality system.
  • Identify and recommend proper application of CPSD products for customer solutions.
  • Create, present and review electrical, schematic, system and mechanical drawings.
  • Develop written and verbal communications to describe and promote CPSD products.
  • Work with management team and internal departments to identify and minimize MEPPI risk and exposure on customer and vendor orders.
  • Work with internal departments to evaluate and mitigate order costs.
  • Oversee factory witness tests, create and manage agenda, and perform lead role in customer communication.
  • Identify and suggest cost improvements and new product opportunities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with 3-5 years’ experience with applications engineering and/or outside technical sales experience in power quality/distribution, or equivalent education and experience.
  • Knowledge of UPS or other power quality equipment, batteries and/or UPS and distribution switchgear.
  • Ability to read, understand and create technical drawings and material.
  • Advanced interpersonal, communication and presentation skills required to communicate with customers, employees and suppliers.
  • Advanced analytical and problems solving skills.
  • Advanced computer skills, with emphasis on Microsoft Office products, CAD software and ERP business systems.