Applications Engineer

Markham, Ontario

About Nexans

As a global leader in advanced cabling and connectivity solutions, Nexans electrifies the future through an extensive range of best-in-class products and innovative services. For over 120 years, innovation has been the company's hallmark, enabling Nexans to drive a safer, smarter and more efficient future together with its customers.   Corporate Social Responsibility is a guiding principle of Nexans' business activities and internal practices. In 2013 Nexans became the first cable provider to create a Foundation supporting sustainable initiatives bringing access to energy to disadvantaged communities worldwide. The Group's commitment to developing ethical, sustainable and high-quality cables drives its active involvement within several leading industry associations, including Europacable,  The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), International Cablemakers Federation (ICF) or CIGRE to mention a few.  Nexans employs more than 26,000 people with industrial footprint in 34 countries and commercial activities worldwide. In 2017, the Group generated 6.4 billion euros in sales. Nexans is listed on Euronext Paris, compartment A. 


  • Provide Nexans North America personnel with technical product specifications, field applications and industry standards information and support.
  • Provides guidance to Energy Cables management on changing trends and products in the electrical industry.

 Areas of Responsibilities

  • Quality:
    • Assists customers and sales personnel with technical product and applications inquiries
    • Leads resolution of field technical problems and customer product issues
  • Product management:
    • Continuously renews product and process knowledge by supervising product installations for residential, commercial, industrial and utility applications
    • Monitors and feeds back latest technology developments through the use of field reports
    • Maintains product portfolio, product drivers and product evolution information and trends
    • Assists product development teams
  • Marketing technical support:
    • Leads the technical side of marketing projects (solutions, services etc.) from design to market launching
    • Industry committee representative for Canadian and United States committees including but not limited to CSA, EEMAC, UL, etc.
    • Responsible for technical content for marketing publications including but not limited to the web, catalogues, brochures and promotional material
    • Performs training seminars for customers on product details, attributes and applications utilizing state of the art processes including web seminars and video equipment
    • Assists department with market research on competitors, products, processes, competing technologies, etc.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years electrical systems design or applications experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Electrical systems through design or applications experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication ability with customers, contractors and management
  • Excellent Energy Cables product and standards knowledge
  • University or College degree preferred


This position is based in Markham, ON with required travel to our Fergus, ON plant.  This position requires total travel of approximately 25% to other locations.


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