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Bonded Application Engineer (m/f/d)

Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
Jobbild Bonded Anwendungstechniker (m/w/d)

FLSA Classification

  • Full-Time/Exempt

Reports to

  • Bonded Sales Manager


  • September 23, 2021


Hermes Abrasives has a Bonded Application Engineer position open at our Virginia Beach facility. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years’ of abrasives experience or a related industrial environment. The perfect candidate will have at least 5 years’ of bonded abrasives experience!  Join a winning team at the beach!

Essential functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Bonded application and Hermes portfolio proficiency 
  • Develop special pricing, duration oversight, and program maintenance
  • Customer familiarity and usage forecasting
  • Application assessment and specification development
  • Manufacturing coordination for new business opportunities
  • New business pursuit, lead capture and communication 
  • Field sales support and account status reporting
  • Address customer complaints, product defects and analysis
  • CRM customer maintenance
  • New product communication and introduction
  • Knowledge of Hermes Focus Markets and Selling Methodology
  • Proficiency with Hermes Sales & Marketing Initiatives and Special Programs
  • Specialized bonded application knowledge, manufacturing standards, and material types
  • Familiarity of HVA sales and marketing platforms 
  • Regional marketplace competence


  • Ability to complete assigned tasks in reasonable timeframe
  • Planning and organization
  • Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with others
  • Decision making and analytical skills
  • Live up to commitments and accept responsibility
  • Always have safety in mind in all tasks and duties 
  • Proficiency in CRM Tool usage
  • General Office Suite proficiency (Excel / Word)

Supervisory responsibilities

  • No direct reports

Work environment

  • Combined office and factory environment

Physical demands

  • Sitting, Standing, Walking, LiftingTravel required
  • Travel with sales force to customers within North America

Required education and experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 2-3 years of application engineering experience

Preferred education and experience

  • Knowledge or experience in bonded abrasives 
  • 5 years of experience in abrasives or similar industry

Work authorization/security clearance requirements

  • US Citizen, Valid Driver’s License

Affirmative Action/EEO statement 

It is the policy of Hermes Abrasives, Ltd. to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

What are happens now?

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To Apply:

Hermes Abrasives, Ltd.

524 Viking Drive / Virginia Beach, VA 23452 / Fax: 757-340-4237 /

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Shannon Staidl

Vice President, Human Resources