Engineering Liaison

Company: Besser

Department: Engineering

Location: Alpena, Michigan
Posted: 11/30/2017

Job Description

This position is responsible for assisting engineering and application engineering with documentation of records, order entry, estimates for potential orders, and creating and updating equipment manuals.


Accountability: Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

Honesty/Integrity: Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.

Respect: Maintains a positive and respectful attitude.

Loyal : The trait of feeling a duty to the employer.

Relationship/Consensus Building: Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and coworkers and bring about group solidarity to achieve a goal.

Time Management: Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.

Tolerance: Ability to work successfully with a variety of people without making judgments.

Attendance: Strives for perfect attendance and commits to report to work on time.

Job Functions

  1. Work with applications engineering for order entry.
  2. Pull together machine installation drawings and engineering documentation for application engineering.
  3. Assist in putting together engineering estimates for sales group on new potential orders.
  4. Keep standard module lists up to date, fill out group parts lists as required.
  5. Creation and updating of equipment manuals.
  6. Green book creation, ensuring completion after being filled out, and filing.
  7. Works with manufacturing as equipment is being built to capture changes to equipment (fasteners, hydraulic kits, machine parts, etc.)
  8. Review all engineering orders / SOP’s prior to shipping to ensure completion of assembly and testing.
  9. Ensure all MET/UL documents are filled out and filed properly.
  10.  Provides oversight of outsourced designed components as needed.
  11.  Perform other duties as assigned.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering preferred, other degrees and experience will be considered.
Experience: Solidworks and AutoCAD experience preferred.
Skills: Communications and technical understanding across multiple disciplines is a necessity. Must be familiar with business systems and Microsoft Office software programs. Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Requirements: Being organized and being able to handle multiple projects.

Physical Demands

N (Not Applicable) not applicable to this occupation
O (Occasionally) up to 33% of the time (0- 2.5 hours per day)

F (Frequently) 33% to 66% of the time (2.5 to 5.5 hours per day)

C (Constantly) more than 66% of the day (5.5 hrs)

Reaching OutwardO
Reach Above ShouldersO
Squat or KneelO
Lift/Carry LimitsFreq
10 lbs or lessO
11–20 lbsO
21–50 lbsN
51–100 lbsN
Over 100 lbsN
Push/Pull LimitsFreq
12 lbs or lessO
13–25 lbsO
26–40 lbsN
41–100 lbsN

Other Physical Requirements

Vision (Near, Color, Peripheral, Depth Perception)

Work Environment

An office environment in a controlled atmospheric building.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume to:

Besser Company World Headquarters
Attn: Janet Behnke, Corporate Human Resources Director
801 Johnson Street
Alpena, MI 49707 USA
Fax +1.989.354.1089