Application Engineer III

$80K - $100K ($80K - $100K base, Full Benefits - Medical - Dental - Vision - Life - Retirement -)
Posted on 08/08/17 by Drew Beno
Confidential Company
Michigan City, IN
Less than 5 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
$80K - $100K
($80K - $100K base, Full Benefits - Medical - Dental - Vision - Life - Retirement -)
Posted on 08/08/17 Drew Beno

Title: Application Engineer III

Industry: Industrial/Commercial 

Location: Northwest Indiana

The Application Engineer III – Bearings is responsible for performing or coordinating engineering tasks for assigned products and services. This includes designs to meet customerrequirements and/or specifications. This position has key focus on strong customer relationships, involvement in major programs and pursuit of new business. Position requires travel to end users, distributors, and OEMs.


Lead Responsibilities:

Engineering Support

  • Support sales effort for products assigned, by making sales trips, writing, and presenting technical proposals and justifications to customers
  • Review product designs to determine whether a standard product or modified standard design is required considering such factors as customer demands, ease, and economy of manufacturing, and established design guidelines, etc.
  • Train company employees, customers and others in the product areas assigned.
  • Provide technical support to customers or Company employees for products assigned


  • Proactive engagement with customers to identify and develop new inquires to grow the business.
  • Review or complete orders with the support of worldwide technical teams
  • Review modifications to existing designs and for new designs in accordance with sound engineering principles, department standards, procedures, and practices
  • Process orders and inquiries using established departmental procedures and practices
  • Set up standard designs, practices and procedures for processing order and inquiries
  • Investigate and solve technical problems arising in design, manufacturing, engineering, production   or marketing of products assigned


  • Perform failure analysis on products assigned
  • Perform field engineering assignments for products assigned, involving installation, maintenance and problem solving

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BSEngineeringrequired; BSME strongly preferred.
  • 3 - 5 years in mechanical power transmission design and/or manufacturingenvironment; bearing and gearbox experiencepreferred
  • Product design or Project procedures
  • Competent in Microsoft computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills with all levels of employees, management, and vendors
  • Ability to adjust to varying priorities and project lists
  • Mechanical power transmission (Desired)
  • Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma a plus.
  • Competent in Microsoft computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)


  • Very Competitive Salary
  • Full Benefit: Medical – Dental – Vision – Life – Retirement
  • Relocation Assistance – Compensation
  • Vertical Career Growth Potential

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