Job Title:

Turning Applications Engineer

Location:
Category:
Industrial
Job Division:
LAUNCH Industrial Jobs - CNC Operator/Set Up LAUNCH Professional Jobs - Program/Project Management
Posting #:
2019-15212

Job Summary:

1st Shift CNC Applications Engineer

 

A large client of ours in South Elgin is looking for a 1st Shift CNC Applications Engineer focused on milling and turning applications. They will be working from 7AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday and required to travel to job sites for up to 20% of the time. This position is looking to pay up to 80k p/year, with a conversation for a raise when going direct. A few things they’re looking for are listed below:

 

The Applications Engineer is responsible for tasks in support of the selling process for our CNC machines.  This position will also provide technical support for sales, customers, and distributors. 

 

EDUCATION:

Associates degree in Machine Tool Technology or Technical Certification Program preferred.  Will consider non-degreed applicants with relevant job experience. 

 

EXPERIENCE:

5-7 years of experience in CNC Machining focused on turning applications required.  Milling and Grinding experience a plus.  Experience with CAD required.  Experience with Fanuc controls required.  Experience with Siemens and Mitsubishi controls a plus.  Strong organizational skills and excellent communication skills are required.  Experience interacting directly with customers is preferred.

 

SPECIFIC TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:

  • Working knowledge of Fanuc controls
  • Fluent in CAD/CAM CNC Programming
  • Knowledge in proper tooling selections based on machining requirements
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to represent company in a professional manner

                                              

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Review customer requirements to determine proper machine, process selection.
  • Conduct training classes both in-house and offsite as needed.
  • Perform machine demonstrations, time studies, feasibility studies and sample parts in support of sales including installation of machines.
  • Tradeshow and Open House application support as needed.
  • Assist in prototype machine PLC and option testing of mechanical and control software functions.
  • Conduct required run-offs/validation for sold machines prior to shipment.
  • Technical phone support for customers, salespersons and distributors.
  • Keep current with new technology by attending training seminars or taking courses.
  • Some travel is required.