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Position – Application Engineer, chillers
Company – Johnson Controls
Location – Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IN

Job description

What you will do

As an Applications Engineering professional, this role will be focused on to prepare optimized selections and accurate technical proposals by working closely with products team for “pre-sales” support. Drive the overall process for application specifications and ensure our sales team receive the best solution as per requirements, and

  • Provide pre-sales support on Chillers (Air-cooled and water-cooled) from reading specifications to preparing selections to providing final optimized quote. Focus on the selection of chillers by using JCI software and tools.
  • Pre-sales activities include, but are not limited to; system configuration validation, HVAC equipment selection both air side and water side for bidding of new construction projects, retrofit projects with application and pricing.
  • Interprets engineering drawings and specifications in order to develop and provide engineered equipment engineering submittals.
  • Follows standardized submittal generation guidelines for preparation and processing of equipment engineering submittals for chillers to match schedule, drawing and specification requirements.
  • Monitoring the engineering activity and overall project deliverables in terms of quality cost and time and takes responsibility of deliverables for the project.
  • Interaction with sales must include systems applications advice, creative solutions to unique customer needs and use of competitor knowledge to create advantages.
  • As a technical executive, work closely with products team for executing technical specifications reviews & optimization strategies for chiller products by utilizing market research, trends, technical expertise, competitor’s positioning and how to compete against similar products from competition. You will work closely on optimization strategies proposed by products team, identify gaps and opportunities, and competitor data to develop more competitive technical proposals

How you will do it

  • As the chiller Technical executive, you will use your in-depth technical expertise to prepare best optimized offering for chillers.
  • Respond to field sales project inquiries in connection with product specifications.
  • Identify and propose solutions necessary to meet customer requirements and work with products team to develop new special quotation offerings as per requirement.
  • Work on special options requirements and support SQ (Special Quote) needs by getting cost and lead time estimates by working closely with products team
  • Guide pre-sales team on system design approaches and enhance competitive advantage by specifying tailored equipment packages
  • Prepare/develop compliance statement against project specification
  • As a subject matter expert in chiller products, you will use your significant knowledge to develop optimized bids.
  • You are a strong chillers application engineer and communicator with a positive attitude combined with sound technical and business judgement able to be self-directed and operate under general guidance

Strict adherence to the Company’s Code of Conduct and Business Ethics standards


What we look for

  • BE/ME Mechanical or equivalent.
  • Demonstrate a high level of knowledge of HVAC Equipments like Chiller, Cooling Towers, Primary & Secondary pumping systems, Hot Water System, Different types of AHUs, FCUs, VAV systems etc.
  • A solid understanding of the principles of large refrigeration systems and associated equipment is required
  • Preference will be given to individuals with Mechanical Engineering Degree and/or previous applications engineering experience within Chillers.
  • Experience in Chillers product selection process, preparing design specification and quotations
  • Ability to perform successfully in a multifunctional-team-work environment and be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be a quick learner & should have a keen eye for problem solving
  • Proficient in written and verbal communication
  • Ability to demonstrate good leadership skills
  • People management experience would be an added advantage


4 to 12 years of relevant experience in Chiller system design in Building Design Services.

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Job Engineering

Primary LocationIN-Tamil Nadu-Chennai

Organization Bldg Technologies & Solutions

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