Applications Engineer




Main Functions:

Facilitate the development of automated equipment proposals that utilize acceptable engineering concepts to meet customer requirements and include complete contractual terms and specifications, as well as collaborate, review and negotiate proposals with clients.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Communicate with customers to determine their needs and requirements for specific proposals

  • Develop required machine specifications and performance criteria

  • Facilitate internal review and team brainstorming or automated equipment solutions that meet customer specifications

  • Confer with engineering and controls personnel as well as key vendors to develop sound equipment concepts

  • Delegate needed research, or drawings for proposals to draftsman, engineers, vendors

  • Prepare technical write ups of proposed machine designs

  • Facilitate and contribute to estimating costs and budgets for equipment proposals

  • Prepare dynamic technical and commercial sales proposals

  • Create project Gantt charts for equipment proposals as required

  • Make proposal presentations to clients

  • Steward and nurture customer contacts to grow key client relationships

  • Negotiate contractual requirements and close sales with customers

  • Assist in prioritizing and qualifying quote inquiries, along with regularly communicating status to customers

  • Communicate concepts and specifications to engineering and project managers for successful implementation and execution.

  • As requested, periodically review and guide technical design and commercial aspects of active projects, supporting as needed in a team environment.

  • As needed, occasionally give technical guidance during design, debug and groom phase of equipment.

  • Participate in seminars, as well as attend conferences and trade shows to stay apprised of technology developments

  • Support the short and long-range goals of the corporation.

  • Represent the corporation to the public in a manner that will enhance personal as well as corporate reputation

Training and Work Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 15 to 20 years of education and related work experience.

  • In depth experience with Marketing and sales of custom manufactured equipment.

  • Experience with or ability to learn and understand technical aspects of automated equipment.

  • Thorough understanding of project costing techniques and financial justifications.

  • Experience with technical and commercial writing of proposals and negotiating contracts.

  • Dynamic written and verbal communicator with strong people skills and track record for developing key business relationships.

  • Experience with facilitating and working within a team type atmosphere.

  • Computer literate in Word, Excel, Project, and Outlook. CAD Skills beneficial.

Measures of Excellence:

  • Post High School education is required in a engineering/ technical.

  • Minimum 15 to 20 years of cumulative education and related work experience.

  •  In depth experience with Marketing and sales of custom manufactured equipment

  • Experience with Word, Excel and business software is required.

 Working Relationship:

  • Success in providing innovative professional proposals that result in customer orders.

  • Degree to which orders are designed as proposed, function to required specs and meet estimated budgets.

  • Success in developing key relationships with clients.

  • Degree of respect and cooperation elicited by departments within and outside Nutec Tooling Systems.

About NuTec:

Collaborative, transparent, and reliable, NuTec Tooling Systems designs and builds custom automation solutions for OEM and large industrial manufacturers looking to grow or innovate within their industry segment.

NuTec has been recognized as one of the top employers in the area. That's because we believe the key to operational excellence depends on people, and to that end we strive to hire the best while providing a positive environment that accounts for people's quality of life through competitive benefits and employee programs. As a family-owned business, we care about the welfare of our people and want to ensure they have a healthy work-life balance.