Application and Systems Manager - Mining


Parkersburg, WV

Industry: Metals & Mining


5 - 7 years

Posted 361 days ago

  by    Ron Levis

Blue Line Talent is looking for an accomplished Manager of Applications & Systems for a large equipment services organization in the mining industry. We seek a Applications & Systems Manager with strong mining construction/aggregate application experiencepreferably with crushing and screening equipment. This is a direct hire role with excellent benefits, work from home supporting North America.

About the Client: 

• A large global engineering company.

• Benefits include comprehensive healthcare, generous 401(k), and bonus plan.

Location: Work from home from any US location near a major airport

Position Title: Manager of Applications & Systems - Aggregates - USA and Canada

Position Details:

• Provide expert advice and guidance on the proper application of crushing and screening equipment.

• Day to day supervision of the Application & Systems Engineers - Aggregates in the USA & Canada.

• As a member of the distribution management team, participate in the development and implementation of defined sales and market share growth strategies.

• Assist the Directors and DMs in assessing and developing sales opportunities and insure activity plans are properly executed.

• Participate in the development and implementation of market area key account programs and relationship building activities.

• Establish performance targets and perform development reviews for team members.

• Perform monthly and quarterly reviews of team member’s activities to insure annual targets are achieved.

• Provide technical and application support, guidance and advice for potential new installations and to optimize existing installations. 

• Analyze crushing circuits to make qualified recommendations for new machinery and equipment selections, new or changing applications, circuit creation and/or circuit improvements.

• Periodically participate in plant audits with distributor and key account personnel.

• Assist the Distribution Managers and training department as a trainer/instructor in application techniques and provide guidance for training materials including interactive web-based training.

• Analyze end customer’s production requirements and assists in the development of plant flow simulations and layouts.

• Collect and analyze field data for existing machines, new product launches, prototypes and provides resulting data to the business lines.

• Provide special attention and guidance for production and performance warranty fulfillment and risks.

• Mechanical aptitude, creativity, innovation, and strategic thinking.

• Make salessupport, technical problem solving or trouble-shooting site visits with Company and distributor sales and support team.

• Provide guidance for liner selection including review and approval of application data forms (ADFs) and the related inventory requirements of crushing circuits.

• Assists in the response and pricing process for complex equipment proposals (RFIs & RFQs) required by the distributor network.

• Support the service support team in the timely response to problem resolutions and proactive failure prevention.

• Make product and services presentations to key accounts and distributor crushing specialists.

Experience Profile:

• BS degree in an engineering or technical subject 

• 5+ years' progressive applicable industry, company, and productexperience.

• Keen understanding of mining construction/aggregate applications, the industry, and customers.

• Understanding of third party distribution processes.

• Advanced proficiency in the Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Access).

• Exceptional verbal, written, and listening skills to facilitate presentations.

• Experiencewith crushing and screening equipment.

• Effective presentation skills to manage internal and external interfaces

• Ability to travel frequently +/- 40% or more, occasionally on short notice.

• Stable record of direct employment


• MSdegree in an engineering or technical subject.

• Additional pertinent post graduate credentials.

• Expert knowledge of broad range of crushing and screening equipment and consumable products.

• Strong understanding of construction/aggregate applications, the aggregate industry, and customers.

• Business development and relationship oriented.

• Experience in mining plant maintenance.

• Experiencewith mining equipment maintenance, repair, upgrades, and operation.

• Experiencewith mining equipment - mills, grinding, linings, loaders, etc.


• Can work from any US locationwithin commuting distance to a major airport

• Not available for Corp-to-Corp, no third parties please 

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