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Kemet | Milpitas, CA
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Field Application Engineer - Entry-Level (Milpitas, CA)

KEMET, a world class leader in passive electronic components, offers our customers, across all global industry segments, the broadest selection of capacitor technologies in the industry, along with an expanding range of electromechanical devices and electromagnetic compatibility solutions. Our vision is to be the preferred supplier of electronic component solutions demanding the highest standards of quality, delivery and service.

We are seeking Field Application Engineers in our Milpitas, CA, Novi, MI, and Wilmington, MA offices who will provide technology expertise to our sales teams and customers that will result in design wins for existing and new products. KEMET will provide the newly hired Field Application Engineers with an extensive training program to develop these individuals into the role. This entry-level FAE position is an ideal position for a recent college graduate looking to start their professional career.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Secure print position and work with the sales teams to uncover new opportunities.
* Understand applications in target markets
* Answer technical questions
* Resolve technical objections
* Technical liaison between sales & factory
* Deep product knowledge
* Systematically funnel customer data to the business group development teams and marketing organizations for inclusion in product roadmaps.
* Provide technical training to customers and sales personnel (direct, manufacturers' representatives, distribution) on new products and technology.
* Provide feedback to Marketing, Manufacturing and Engineering about the competitive environment, market acceptance of devices, and identification of opportunities and features for new products/product areas.
* Define, develop & delivery sales tools.
* Support evaluation and reference platforms for developing and newly released products.
* Participate in industry groups critical to our core business.


* Articles, application notes, selling tools (presentations & demos), call reports, design wins, sales calls.


* BS in Electrical Engineering (required)
* Demonstrated analytical and system troubleshooting skills
* Ability to present moderate to highly technical materials to diverse audiences
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Effective interpersonal skills
* Requires 50% travel


* Willing and able to relocate to another sales office should the need arise
* Willingness to migrate to Technical Sales should Field Application Engineer exhibit aptitude for this

Additional Information

Due to security clearance requirements of our military customers, the successful candidate must be a U.S. citizen.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran. We value a diverse workforce.