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Hydraulic Manifold Engineer at Applied Industrial Technologies in Chanhassen, MN

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Power Systems, a subsidiary of Applied Industrial Technologies, is seeking a Hydraulic Manifold Engineer desiring to leverage Fluid Power knowledge and take their career to the next level. You'll partner with an experienced team that has strong product, vendor, and system knowledge. We'll look to you to function as a cartridge valve manifold engineer and hydraulic systems development expert, building relationships with customers. 

More About Your Role

You will be responsible for the promotion of company products and services to a diverse range of manufacturing companies within Power Systems geographic region. The primary responsibilities are to assist customers in designing hydraulic systems and with product selection and integration. In addition to providing application assistance, you will also be required to design cartridge valve manifolds using SolidWorks 3D modeling software, develop drawings, bill of materials, and project specifications, which define the scope and performance requirements.


1)     Assisting the Power Systems sales force in their territories, while working with engineers or other professional and technical personnel at OEM’s and other establishments to promote solutions that incorporate Power Systems products and systems.

 2)     Create hydraulic circuit drawings, design cartridge valve manifolds from the circuit drawings, create machine drawings and manifold assembly drawings, and other documents in order to prepare detailed technical proposals and cost estimates.

3)     Maintain professional working contact with key suppliers of products sold.



  • Associates Degree in Fluid Power
  • Technical knowledge of Fluid Power- Hydraulics
  • PC proficiency with Word, Excel and other Office applications. 
  • Strong communication skills including verbal, e-mail composition and telephone. 
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented and capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously.  


  • Solid Works 3D solid modeling software knowledge
  • Microsoft Excel Software knowledge
  • Certification in Fluid Power discipline from International Fluid Power Society.
  • Minimum of one year of Fluid Power Industry experience

Power Systems is a leading distributor of hydraulic fluid power equipment, such as pumps, valves, gear boxes, differentials, hydrostatic transmissions and motors. Their Engineering Department can assist in designing and testing of multifunction valve blocks to help eliminate valves and hoses and simplify circuits. Power Systems’ engineers use the latest in computer aided design (CAD) software and have solid modeling capabilities.

Parent company Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is the world’s largest fluid power distributor. Our network of 18 fluid power companies (70+ locations) in North America is a resource for dedicated fluid power support. We have one of the largest teams of Certified Fluid Power Specialists, Certified Electronic Control Specialists and Certified Fluid Power Mechanics &d Technicians to assist you with problem solving, system building, troubleshooting and other requirements. Between our service centers and our network of 19 fluid power companies, we provide immediate access to the critical fluid power components and services our customers need.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to hiring@applied.com or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

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