Application Engineer – West Coast US (Motion Controls)

6th June 2022
Vandu Worldwide
Our Client, a global leading provider of cutting edge Motion Controls solutions, is seeking an experienced Application Engineer in West region of US.

Since 1988, the Company designs and manufactures ultra-advanced servo drives and network motion controllers that are small, smart and simple solutions for any need. Focusing on performance, reliability, safety and standards compliance, the products are integrated in a wide variety of applications – from industrial to extreme environment automation. The target market is OEMs, across industry segments.

The Application Engineer is a customer facing role, focusing on tailoring high precision single- and multi-axis motion control applications to the needs of the customers. This position is part of the National & Global Applications team and works closely with the Sales and Marketing teams to deliver solutions to meet or exceed customer requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Become the customer’s trusted advisor
  • Leverage expertise in advanced motion control theory and its real-world applications
  • Work closely with high-tech equipment manufacturers in the fields of Semiconductors, Mobile Devices and Flat Panel Displays, Life Sciences, Photonics, Warehouse automation, Aerospace, Animatronics, and more, as a primary point of contact for remote and onsite application support and development
  • Work closely with Sales Engineers and Partners to select and demonstrate products and features to potential customers
  • Apply detailed knowledge of products and features
  • Define requirements and test performance of new products and features
  • Provide technical training and presentations to customers and partners
  • Contribute and help develop white papers, application notes, videos, presentations, and other technical materials
  • Provide feedback to the Software, Firmware and QA on bugs, issues, feature requests, failure analysis, Recommend solutions to customers and factory.
  • Identify & alert management of short-term and long-term issues that must be addressed; recommend courses of action, and implement corrective or preventative response.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.

 

Requirements 

  • An undergraduate degree or higher in Electrical, Mechatronics, or equivalent Engineering, or Computer Science. Emphasis on electric motors and drives, feedback control systems, programming, controls theory, robotics and power conversion.
  • Extensive experience in motion control products, with relevant knowledge in mechatronics / electronics / software & networking / environmental condition disciplines.
  • Familiarity with programming languages. Advantage: Knowledge in one or more of the following: C, C++, C#, .NET, IEC61131-3.
  • Familiarity with Industrial Networks and Communication Protocols. Advantage:  Knowledge in one or more of the following: EtherCAT, Ethernet UDP/TCP, CAN/CANopen (DS301 and DS402 standards), Serial, Modbus.
  • Familiarity with applicable Safety Standards including but not limited to IEC 61800-5-2 and EN ISO 13849-1
  • Familiarity with industrial feedback devices such as Encoders and Resolvers
  • 25-50% travel within the territory; some international travel may also be required.
  • Experience with SalesForce or other sales CRM system.