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Process and Application Engineering Manager

Location: Eugene, OR

Headquartered in Eugene, Oregon, Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) is a worldwide leader in the innovative design, engineering, manufacturing and installation of sorting systems and components for the solid waste, recycling, waste-to-energy, plastics, and construction and demolition industries. Wholly owned subsidiaries include Nihot (Amsterdam), National Recovery Technologies (Tennessee) and Zero Waste Energy (California). Clients around the globe choose BHS because of its experience, dedication to cutting-edge technology, quality construction and durability, and unmatched customer service.  In business since 1976, we have won numerous industry awards and are poised for continued innovation and growth. 

BHS is looking for a Process and Application Engineering Manager to join the team in Eugene, Oregon.

In this role you will provide leadership to the Process and Application group, a team focused on delivering process design engineering and equipment applications support for BHS system design and installations. You will interact with multiple departments including Sales, Sales Engineering, Project Engineering, Purchasing, Project Management and Field Service. Additionally, you will collaborate with other departments and groups to effectively implement and execute operations deliverables by engaging in training, continuous improvement, process standardization and develops product specifications for both internal and external components to ensure correct application of equipment.

If you have these qualifications, knowledge, skills, and abilities…

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, process, or chemical engineering or related field preferred
  • Four (4) plus years’ experience in an equipment design and manufacturing business with performance evaluation requirements in an engineering capacity
  • Must be comfortable with work in processing facilities including heights, climbing ladders, and using narrow walkways
  • Experience with 3D solid modeling and software such as Revit, SolidWorks, or Inventor (preferred)
  • Prior experience managing, supervising, and/or leading a workgroup required
  • Must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Familiarity with supply chain processes and working with project estimating a plus
  • Must have prior experience with collecting, quantifying, and interpreting field data as well as developing and implementing field testing plans

And are excited about these responsibilities…

  • Leading and overseeing the Process and Application engineering teams, including employee management, hiring, training, and performance management
  • Working with the Process and Application engineering teams to develop and implement new and improved processes to maximize operational efficiency across all corporate divisions
  • Assisting Product and Project Engineers in process improvement and integration techniques including providing training and guidance to junior engineers as needed
  • Coordinating with Product engineering teams to contribute to project plans that utilize low cost, scalable and reliable new products
  • Developing Process Flow Diagrams for systems and reviewing proposed processes for feasibility and function
  • Developing complete System Mass Balance calculations to support equipment sizing assumptions, material recovery guarantees and overall system performance
  • Researching and analyzing data such as customer design proposals, specifications, and manuals to evaluate feasibility and/or cost requirements of new technologies, designs, or applications including life cycle projection and maintaining documentation for reference purposes
  • Communicating equipment applications throughout new and existing project life cycles to support commissioning and performance evaluations including metrics to quantify system performance
  • Managing equipment application testing internally and in the field
  • Interfacing with internal R&D and product development groups to support development and implementation of new or improved products and processes
  • Specifying equipment for applications and working with vendors and BHS Supply Chain on the purchase of vendor supplied equipment
  • Traveling up to 30% of the time to customer job sites to perform equipment evaluations and system performance testing
  • Communicating with Project Management regarding design intent and system performance in relation to customer concerns as well as project specific budgetary information

You will receive…

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefits program including but not limited to Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • 401(k) Plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • A positive working environment with opportunities for professional growth through training and advancement within the organization

Please visit our website ( to apply and learn more.

Work Opportunity

BHS will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. Currently, we do not offer VISA sponsorship or transfers at this time, unless specifically noted in the posting.

BHS participates in the E-Verify program.

Equal Opportunity Employer

BHS is an Equal Opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information, and other legally protected characteristics. 

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