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Applications Engineer

The Applications Engineer will oversee the planning, design, and installation of machinery and equipment in an industrial facility.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Provides proper training to workers to implement operating procedures, safety protocols, and avoid system malfunctions.


  • Develops specifications and performance requirements for industrial equipment.
  • Calculates cost analysis for integrating new machinery and equipment into the manufacturing process.
  • Uses programming knowledge and experience to adapt equipment to specific job applications.
  • Prepares operating instructions and programs for equipment.
  • Oversees installation of machinery and equipment to ensure they function according to specifications.
  • Evaluates machinery to ensure it has the capability to complete desired functions.
  • Analyzes alternative techniques and methods and recommends changes to equipment or procedures as needed.
  • Establishes schedule of procedures and maintenance routines to ensure equipment operates efficiently.
  • Shares technical information and training with other departments.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of engineering and programming including electronics, mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, and computer programming.
  • Proficient with computer industrial design systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Proficient with computer design systems and Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or Computer Science required; Masters degree preferred.
  • Four years of relevant experience, preferably in application engineering, highly preferred.
  • Design experience and development of programmed applications highly preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds at a time.
  • Must be able to access and navigate all areas of the industrial facility.


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