Application Engineer

Job Requisition: 7102

Application Engineer– Direct Hire

Bartlett, IL

Job Requisition: 7102

Description of Application Engineer: 

This Application engineer will need to have a strong automation background with expertise in quoting and concepting systems. This position will perform a wide variety of technical assessments in support of development team reviewing design, performance and overall systems requirements and functional data with the engineering group; develops and prepares detailed proposals for potential and existing accounts/customers.

Responsibilities for Application Engineer: 

  • Responsible for conceptual development, preparation of cost model and writing detailed technical proposals for all types of automation equipment and projects.
  • Involves key members of engineering management in cost models and conceptual layout, in projects where technical complexity is large.
  • Assists engineers and other technical staff in design and development of products, systems, processes and equipment by analyzing technical problems and working closely to customer specifications.
    • Involves third party vendors and suppliers in the quoting process, where necessary.
    • Travels to the customer's site to assist in project or product development, working with engineering design specifications, objectives and standards.
    • Provides sales presentations to customer personnel, when required.
    • Obtains and prepares detailed estimates of time, quantities, labor and material costs required for work areas such as; product design, testing, machine building, equipment installations and manufacturing processes.
    • Assembles and collects all necessary technical information and customer specifications from engineering and sales & marketing, in order to prepare detailed proposals.
    • Assists in special projects in support for engineering and sales and marketing.
    • Adequately defines scope of work in proposals to allow project manager and project team to begin work on system.
  • Five years’ experience in mechanical/electrical systems design and applications engineering, working knowledge of material handling, robotics, machine controls and manufacturing engineering and processes.
  • Requires solid technical assessment and presentation skills, knowledge of preparing complex proposals and quotes.
  • Demonstrated technical proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and design tools such as 2D and 3D software ACAD or Solidworks.




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