CNC Applications Engineer

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Vernon Hills, IL
$60,000 - $70,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jul 09, 2018
Job ID

Our client is an industry leader in factory automation products and solutions is seeking an Application Engineer to provide application support for CNC products to Machine Tool Builders, Dealers and End-Users. Join a team of smart, dedicated, technical experts who are not only the best in their fields, but are committed to a tradition of technical leadership and innovation.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide detailed application support to MTBs, Dealers, and end-users on all company CNC products through in-house and on-site channels
  • Provide technical training to customers, machine tool dealers, MTB’s, and company personnel on CNC product operations and advanced programming capabilities
  • Actively identify, promote and deliver on opportunities for application and training support needs
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation, presentations and course curriculum’s for CNC products, including programming, startup, operation, PLC and maintenance
  • Maintain current knowledge of new products and applications through self-study, hands-on testing at simulators and customer visits                                                                                                                                   

Supervisory / Management Responsibilities

  • None

Travel Requirements

  • 50% travel for training and support within the America’s
Required Skills
  • BS in Electrical or Industrial Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of application experience with CNC products providing G-code, Auto Programming, PLC, Machine Tool Operation, Runoffs and Time Studies
  • Experience with a wide range of machine tools; lathe, mill, grinding, and 5AX applications
  • Other experiences with robot and cell automation including PLC, networking and peripheral devices
  • Troubleshooting of electro-mechanical machinery and processes
  • Ability to develop and maintain in-depth and up-to-date technical knowledge
  • Technical writing skills for preparing training manuals and reference material
  • Customer service and phone skills
  • Perform technical training and seminars for large groups
  • Organization skills, i.e. for documents, demos, work area and time management

Beneficial Education, Skills and Experience

  • Strong background in CNC and machine tool programming and operation
  • Experience with PC hardware and software with specific experience in industrial applications, preferred
  • Previous experience teaching adult learners is also a plus

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