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The Gund Company, Inc. Application Engineer in St. Louis, Missouri

Application Engineer

Department: Business Development

Location: St. Louis, MO


The Gund Company is hiring for an Application Engineer to work in the Business Development department. If you are looking for a fast-paced, challenging role where you will constantly learn new products, applications, and work with new customers, this is the position for you.

As an application engineer, you will develop technical expertise and understanding of customer applications to assist customers with engineered solutions and support the development of new products for the market.

You'll be working for a third-generation family-owned business where we care about you as a person and focus on your career development.

Summary of Essential Job Functions:

  • Serve as the subject matter expert for customer applications with an ability to communicate to internal and external stakeholders how our products and services can satisfy customer requirements

  • Support new product development projects from research, through planning and implementation

  • Support customer relationship development and visit processes by serving as the subject matter expert in customer meetings (conference calls, virtual meetings, face to face, etc)

  • Develop marketing content (data sheets, white papers, technical bulletins, advertising materials, technical video, webinar, application engineering profile, etc.) to promote our technical expertise.

  • Assist Market Director with market gross profit, sales trends, and quote follow up analysis and corrective actions that lead to strategies for market growth

  • Assist Market Director with supplier development projects

  • Assist Market Director with the development of internal training documents and internal sales team training

  • Maintain customer and market strategy documentation in CRM

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Ability to understand customer-s application requirements and translate that into understanding into internal capability development

  • Ability to explain technical product information to customers

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Electrical, plastics, composites, or elastomeric experience preferred

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 3-5 years of experience working as an engineer

  • Manufacturing experience preferred


  • 401(k) with company match

  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance with FSA/HSA options

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance

  • Private company stock ownership

  • Dependent care

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.