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Applications Engineer - BU17

Location: Stevensville, Michigan, United States
Job ID: R0043319
Date Posted: Jul 9, 2024
Segment: Connective Industries
Business Unit: Hitachi Industry & Distribution
Company Name: JR Automation
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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As a Applications Engineer you will work alongside a team of automation experts.  Together you will develop an accurate budget and project quote outlining key concept points, sequence of operations and mechanical descriptions to ultimately create custom, innovative and integrated solutions for our customers you never even thought possible.  This is a role for a creative engineer that likes customer interaction and solving problems. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Generate conceptual solutions for problems that have no previous or standard solution
  • Interact with customers throughout requirements definition, concept generation, cost development, and presentation of the proposal
  • Develop a comprehensive quote package that addresses all customer requirements and leverages JR Automation
  • Collaborate with the functional sales and management teams to ensure technical alignment
  • Present concepts to customers highlighting competitive advantages
  • Manage the internal proposal design process
  • Interface with

Note:  This list of responsibilities is by no means inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field or related industry experience. Mechanical or Mechatronics engineer would be ideal in this role
  • 5 + years of industry experience leading successful projects (preferably in the automation industry).
  • Experience in quoting, sales, and/or customer interaction

Other Details:

  • Travel to customer sites & other JR locations up to 20%

Company Overview

At JR Automation, our team of experts leverage the latest technologies, innovative thinking, and decades of experience to meet the automation needs of our customers all over the world.  Founded in 1980, JR Automation now has over 2,000 employees at 23 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia. 

Come think, solve, and create with us!

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at JR Automation, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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