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Job Title: Applications Engineer
Category:  Engineering (4447)
A passion for manufacturing and metal cutting is a must!
This position is responsible for the process development and product support of various applications of Ingersoll multi-axis CNC machine tools.  Included are all activities required to produce accurate cycle time for sales proposals, and develop the actual process cycle to successfully produce the Customer parts.
  • Reviews and analyzes customer part manufacturing requirements.
  • Develops complete manufacturing processes from workholding design through NC programming, machining and inspection.
  • Tests alternative metal cutting techniques and manufacturing process; recommends changes in procedures, equipment, or practices as needed.
  • Provides programmer and operator training to internal and customer personnel.
  • Ability to follow a project from proposal to installation.
  • Consults with customers on manufacturing applications and issues.
  • Visits customer facilities to support introduction of systems into production.
  • Visits customer facilities to identify and resolve processing problems; doing so potentially under pressure and on short notice.
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
  • Has the ability to work overtime and/or on "off-shifts" as required by business needs.

  • Knowledge of CAM and machining practices

  • Ambitious self-learner with efficient time-management skills

  • Ability to apply modern metal cutting techniques (cutting parameters, process planning, fixtures, etc.)

  • Ability to travel in USA and abroad for extended periods

  • Ability to instill customer's confidence in Ingersoll's competency and reliability

  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and listening)



  • Minimum two years work experience in machining and NC programming

  • A specific experience as CNC programmer for multi-axis machine tools


Computer Skills

  • CAM software and post-processing experience, preferably CATIA or NX

  • CAD knowledge: preferably CATIA, Solidworks, AutoCAD

  • Working knowledge of computer programming: preferably VB/VBA, C/C++

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

Location  Rockford , IL
Minimum Experience (yrs):  2
Required Education:  Not Specified

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