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Company: Flex
Location: Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics


At Flex, we welcome people of all backgrounds. Our employees thrive here by living our values: we support each other as we strive to find a better way, we move fast with discipline and purpose, and we do the right thing always. Through a respectful, inclusive and collaborative culture, a career at Flex offers the opportunity to make a difference, invest in your career growth and join our purpose -- to make great products that create value and improve people's lives. Job Summary

The Product Applications Engineer – Mechanical Systems will be based in Shanghai. The purpose of this position is to drive and manage product applications through the sales process and into handoff to operations. It will require cross functional leadership across global sales, product management, supply chain and project engineering. This position will be responsible for both configuring existing tracker products to meet customer needs and identifying requirements for new products, for addition to the new product development process. 

Here is a glimpse of what you'll do: 

  • Evaluate compatibility of various Nextracker products and components
  • Evaluate functional and technical elements of First Article Components 
  • Generate reports on product testing
  • Develop reports on overall installation of tracker and components
  • Identify opportunities for tracker installation improvements and value engineering 
  • Analyze and suggest areas for value engineering to provide most ideal solutions 
  • Travel to customer sites, suppliers, and 3rd party testing facilities 

Here is some of what you'll need (required): 

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering 
  • 5-10 years of mechanical / structural engineering experience in solar trackers, PV panels, or other ground mounted solar tracking systems or applicable technology
  • Self-motivated, independent, technical aptitude and excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Comfortable in a dynamic atmosphere with a rapidly expanding customer base and product offering 
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to communicate professionally verbally, in writing and with presentations 
  • Proven ability to solve complex problems 

Here are a few of our preferred experiences: 

  • Structural load testing and validation 
  • Designing and constructing ground-mounted solar racking systems (fixed or tracker) 
Job Category Design, Process & Technology EngineeringFlex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status, or any other status protected by law. We're happy to provide reasonable accommodations to those with a disability for assistance in the recruitment process. Please advise us of any accommodations you may need by e-mailing: accessibility@flex.com.

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