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Field Application Consultant

Date: Apr 27, 2021

Location: Cambridge, ON, CA

Company: FUCHS Group

Welcome to the FUCHS Group, the world’s number one independent manufacturer of lubricants and related specialties. As a global company with roots in Germany, we expand the possibilities of whole industries, such as the automotive and aerospace sectors. More than 5,000 employees look closer, dig deeper and think further to create innovations and develop markets. That is what drives and connects us. We encourage our employees to expand their potential and grow together with us. Explore your specialties by joining us as
Field Application Consultant Next possible start date | Toronto

Your responsibilities:

The Field Application Engineer will oversee the application of new and in-service products used in our commercial and industrial portfolio of customers.  The primary activities will be to plan field trials in conjunction with the Fuchs sales force and customer prior to product introduction, including the setting of trial protocols, measurement of performance, field support and data collection over the course of the trial period. The position will also include periodic measurement of product groups already in service and recommending improvements in product performance.


Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Evaluate new products for suitable performance during field trials.
  • Respond to technical service issues from existing customers utilizing existing products.
  • Write field reports that are clear and concise.
  • Interface directly with customers to better understand their needs and demonstrate the company's commitment to ongoing product development.
  • Identify market-driven needs for new product development.
  • Collaborate with the sales & product management team to create an environment for win-win partnership agreements to foster long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with target accounts.
  • Build productive relationships across the organization and contribute as needed to strategy development and project execution.
  • Serving as a Company expert in the respective product applications space
  • Delivering knowledge of the competitive landscape
  • Providing input for new product development projects with Product Managers and R&D
  • Interfacing directly with customers to better understand their needs and to gain product approvals
  • Contributing content for new product launch and product marketing activities
  • Providing sales support, including site delivery support of niche product applications
  • Providing application know how (product recommendations, business development assistance, technical problem solving, product training to customers and company sales representatives)
  • Building productive relationships across the organization and contribute as needed for strategy development and project execution.
  • Supporting strategic business development efforts related to sales campaigns
  • Acting as a technical advisor and liaison to the lab 



  • 80%-90% travel, mainly within Eastern Canada



Qualifications we are looking for:

  • The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor‘s degree in a technical discipline or equivalent work experience demonstrating a high aptitude of mechanical ability. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite of products
  • Certified Lubrication Specialist - STLE
  • At least three years of experience in the commercial and industrial segments, demonstrating success in roles such as field service, technical sales, or management of lubricants within customer sites.
  • Knowledge of lubricant application, use, and maintenance.
  • The ability to manage multiple priorities, make decisions with good judgment, think strategically to identify opportunities, and lead initiatives within a self-directed project team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in French and English.



These are your benefits:

Fuchs Lubricants Canada Ltd. offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. The benefits package offered to full-time employees includes: medical, dental, vision, vacation, RRSP, life insurance, LTD, flexible spending accounts, and tuition reimbursement.


Fuchs Lubricants Canada. is an equal employment opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace (m/f/d/v).

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