Automation Project Engineer IV

Put a LIFT in Your Career!

Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. (HYG), a world-class manufacturer of industrial lift trucks, has an outstanding opportunity for an exceptional and talented

Automation Application Engineer IV

at our facility located in Charlotte, NC. HYG designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally under the Hyster and Yale brand names. We are one of the global leaders in the Material Handling industry and have been building relationships and partnering with our customers, suppliers, dealers and employees for over 80 years.
HYG is looking for an energetic individual who will have a positive influence on the Engineering team. As the

Automation Application Project Engineer IV

you will be responsible for learning Customer needs, defining the right automated materials handling vehicle solution with the best value proposition to win new business while working closely with Platform, Marketing and Sales teams. Perform Application interviews with customers and Application assessments on-site. Identify product and service gaps with customer value. Oversee automated proposal development and assist National Account Sales in responding to RFQs leveraging Application Guides and expertise. This position will be expected to organize and lead the application center visits, including both the interview and the site assessments..


Automation Application Project Engineer IV

Will Provide the Following Key Accountabilities:

  • Analyze data collected during the site assessment visits and summarize.

  • Identify the optimum AGV solutions for the application, including vehicle type, system management, energy type and recharging, telemetry, fleet management and service.

  • Confirm required quantity of AGVs.

  • Investigate and specify third party equipment and services required to meet system requirements.

  • Prepare Request for Quote (RFQ) for third party equipment and services.

  • Draft AGV proposal, including description of operation, pricing and perform technical review for sufficiency and correctness.

  • Provide customer Return on Investment (ROI) assessment for the project(s).

  • Present AGV proposal to customer and respond to technical questions.

  • Draft Executive Summary and Industry Overview. Recommend truck options with reasons.

  • Perform content review with Engineering, Marketing, Sales and Legal.

  • Guides include industry information, application attributes and overview, problems, solutions and rationale, competitive selling points, links and glossary.

  • Act as HYG representative during site AGV installation.

  • Provide support to insure that project activities are completed in an accurate timely manner. Evaluate technical risk of the project(s). Recommend and implement product and process improvement.

The Successful

Automation Application Project Engineer IV

Will Meet the Following Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Engineering

  • Minimum 5+ years industry experience

  • Project Management

  • Robotic intelligence

  • Communication skills

  • CAD skills

  • Time management skills


  • Competitive Healthcare Benefits - medical, vision, dental

  • Profit Sharing + 401(k) with company matching

  • PTO + Vacation + Paid Holidays

  • Education Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • On-site Health Clinic

  • On-site Cafeteria

We are an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled


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