Applications Engineer jdd

$85 - $115k
New Berlin, WI

Applications Engineer jdd


Works with sales and engineering staff to develop quotes on new projects.

Maintains and grows new business to maximize revenue & margin growth, while continuing efforts in new business development.

Works with the customers and engineers to ensure the project meets the system requirements.

Develops sales approaches and pitches that speak to the client’s needs, concerns and objectives.

Manages project opportunities throughout the entire quoting phase.

Identifies and creates new account relationships from leads, cold calls, scheduling appointments with customers and other internal sources.

Prepares and conducts technical presentations to explain to customers via phone, MS Teams, or in person how VMRA products and services work.

Establishes customer rapport and acceptance.

Plans for engineering modifications to products to meet client’s demands.

Recommends new and improved products to the clients and explains how those suggestions will be more cost-effective.

Secures orders, guarantees product standards, and assures product delivery.

Contributes to the Customer Relationship Management process, including responding to customer questions.

Communicates with the sales team to understand the customer’s demands and offer sales support where necessary.

Manages the Aftermarket Sales that includes quoting spare parts and working with procurement to place spare part orders.

Works with the Accounting Department to manage spare part billings.

Supports outsides sales efforts and the VP of Business Development as necessary.

Provides timely and detailed status updates.

Follows all safety rules, such as safe work practices and standard operating procedures.

Ability to draft and draw in SolidWorks and DraftSight to create new project concepts in both (2D & 3D).

Communicates with outside vendors to receive quotes for pricing/lead time of equipment used in concepts.

Works closely with VMRA Test Engineering to establish testing requirements needed to validate design ideas during concepting.

Ability to create robot simulations as needed.

Facilitates handoff of information/correspondence gathered during concepting to Project Engineering upon project kickoff.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Bachelors’ degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME), Electrical Engineering (BSEE), or related field from an accredited college or university.

1 – 3 years engineering design experience.


Ability to draft and draw in SolidWorks to create new project concepts.

SolidWorks & DraftSight experience preferred.

Experience with automation or manufacturing related design.

Knowledge of automation and manufacturing processes and designs.


Experience working with various design software.

Relevant experience with intricate mechanical designs.

Ability to gauge the time and effort associated with completion of designs and tasks.

Demonstrated ability to understand and execute designs according to engineering specifications.

Experience working to create designs and drawings that meet multiple criteria, specifications, and standards.

Proficiency in Microsoft applications such as Microsoft SharePoint, Excel, Teams, etc.

Self-motivated and flexible attitude.

Strong computer and mathematical skills.

Exceptional communication skills.

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