DuPont Technical Sales Engineer in Kansas City, Kansas

Technical Sales Engineer (Job Number: 191545W-01)


TechnicalSales Engineer


DuPont Clean Technologies is a global leader in integrated Clean Air and Clean Fuel sustainable solutions through best-in-class technologies, equipment and service offerings to improve productivity, reduce air emissions and produce cleaner fuels. Clean Technologies’ focus is on the licensing of technologies and sale of proprietary equipment into the oil refining, mining and fertilizer industrial segments. The Overland Park, Kansas office is the headquarters for the oil refining licensing business which includes the STRATCO ® alkylation and IsoTherming ® hydroprocessing technologies. The business continues to grow and is in immediate need for a Technical Sales Engineer to be located in Overland Park, Kansas.

Overall Function:

The Technical Sales Engineer will work as a part of the licensing group. This group is responsible for preparation of all technical and commercial proposals for alkylation and hydroprocessing licensing opportunities. This group works cross functionally with the regional sales teams, key technical members of the technology team and the commercial contracts team to lead the opportunity from conceptual phase through signature of the commercial agreements.

The Technical Sales Engineer will be primarily responsible for the development of alkylation and hydroprocessing technical proposals including heat and material balances, process modeling, equipment sizing and communicating technical details with potential customers. The candidate will work in a team to set priorities, analyze data and to provide the optimal technical solution. The candidate will also work in a team setting with the R&D and engineering groups in support of technology advances.


  • Developand deliver technical proposals which meet the needs of the STRATCO ® and IsoTherming ® technologies and customers to include: reviewcustomer inquiries, complete process simulations, perform unitconfiguration analysis utilizing technical and commercial evaluationcriteria based on the specific feed, utility and product values.

  • Prepareclear and thorough documentation of key design points andsales/business/technical decisions made during proposal development.

  • Usetechnical proposal templates to prepare final proposal deliverablesincluding: process flow diagrams, process description, heat and materialbalances, equipment sizing, and product predictions.

  • Utilize andmaintain process simulators and engineering design tools for proposaldevelopment.

  • Provide leadtechnical support at pre-contract customer meetings.

  • Effectively communicate both written and verbal to internal and externalcustomers.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering

  • 0-3 years of process engineering experience

  • Ability to analyze data, setpriorities, organize tasks and meet deadlines, while coordinating multiplejob functions.

  • Ability to understand everyaspect of a proprietary process, including chemistry, equipment, problemsto avoid, research results, design standards, and technology history.

  • Experiencewith process modeling simulators.

    Additional CandidateQualifications:

  • Excellentcommunication skills to understand and document customer requirements andto effectively convey recommendations to other disciplines.

  • Strongpresentation skills including leading meeting and customer presentations.

  • Ideal candidate is high-energy,creative, well-organized and a self-starter, who demonstrates technicalexcellence and is comfortable working in a team environment.

  • Willingness to travel both domestic andinternationally up to 25% on an annual basis.

DuPont is a global Fortune 100 company, operating in 70 countries today. We are looking for people who have a passion for delivering innovative, sustainable solutions that meet our customer needs for a better, healthier, safer life. For more information, go to at .

Primary Location: NA-United States-Kansas-Kansas City

Organization: Industrial Biosciences

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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