070005 Requisition #



John Zink is looking for a motivated and self-driven Applications Engineer for our Process Engineered Solutions Retrofit Team.

This role will specialize in PLC, electrical, controls and/or automation retrofits. The successful candidate should possess strong technical skills as well as excellent communication skills. Previous sales experience or experience in the oil/gas market is highly desirable.


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:



• Developing relationships with customers


 • Reviewing customer inquiry packages for process, technical, and commercial requirements


 • Qualifying the requirements internally as well as researching alternate solutions


 • The preparation of detailed technical / commercial proposals


 • Engineering design and equipment selection


• Developing cost estimates


 • Making technical / sales presentations to clients


• Negotiating legal and commercial contracts with clients


• Working closely with the field team and outside sales in developing retrofits for customers


• Developing and maintaining relationships with internal groups such as field technicians, controls engineering, project managers, drafting, purchasing, legal, accounting, and manufacturing


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

 • 1+ experience in controls engineering and/or technical sales and/or in a related industry


• Degree in Engineering and/or Controls Technology


•Understanding of PLC components, P&ID drawings, electrical schematics, process engineering, data acquisition, and automation


• Understanding of PLC logic and programming


• Occasional exposure to customer facilities; proper PPE must be worn at these times


• 15-25% travel required


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications

• 3+ experience in controls engineering and/or technical sales in a related industry

 • Experience with Combustion Equipment


• Proficient in Salesforce

• 3+ years of system and/or process design experience or other technical engineering experience within an "engineered to order", manufacturing environment

Why Work For Koch Companies?

  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings
  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about John Zink Hamworthy Combustion?

Our customers produce the world’s energy, chemicals, and plastics, and eliminate harmful emissions from the air, water, and soil. We help them operate in a cleaner, safer and more economical way.


John Zink Hamworthy Combustion (JZHC) is a global leader in emissions-control and clean-air combustion systems. We back every product with decades of proven performance, unrivalled research and development capabilities, and expert service and support. Our expertise includes:
  • Burners
  • Flares
  • Flue gas treatment
  • Gas recovery
  • Landfill and biogas systems
  • Thermal oxidizers
  • Vapor control
  • Heat transfer
  • Oil, gas, and liquids separation, treating and conditioning
  • Combustion monitoring
  • Turnkey services

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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