Application Engineer – Remote

Compensation: $90,000-110,000/year.

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Wright Technical Services is currently supporting a Fortune 500 client in their search for an experienced Application Engineer. This is a fully remote role that requires a strong background in the engineering of turn-key automation solutions with experience across multiple industries. The ideal candidate must have practical knowledge of the manufacturing disciplines used within the design and build environment, from the concept and estimating phase of proposal development. This strategic, high-level multi-disciplinary role will directly support sales with an emphasis on early targeting of strategic opportunities with high-level concept development supported by simulation and 3D modeling.


Job Duties:

Work with sales and multiple business operations to establish high level, early stage solutions through excellent concept development and presentation – PRE-RFQ.

  • Compare various solutions for customers problems to identify which level of automation or complexity bests fits within proposal (customer’s solution)
  • Concept the most effective method thru visual aids or descriptions to purvey the concept to the customer and sales team; including travel with account managers or independently to customers.
  • Use past experiences of machine design, assembly, and installation to generate hours associated for accurate quotes
  • Monitor and support, as needed, the progress of in-house proposals
  • Ensure the completion of rough order of magnitude proposals within the specified time frames as agreed with the customer
  • Review and evaluate general client technical specifications and contract requirements
  • Manage, disseminate and expedite required information between engineering, sales and other departments involved in the proposal process
  • Specify major components of concepts
  • Resolve and clarify issues with proposal specification and inquiry documents.



  • 8 or more years’ experience in sales engineer, process development and/or Mechatronics solution role with extensive robotics experience
  • Manufacturing precision assembly/ Mechanical or Electrical Engineering background
  • Knowledge of manufacturing design and manufacturing processes and tools
  • Strong PC skills, especially Office Suite: Excel, MS Project, Power Point and Word
  • 3D Modeling, Simulation and Design fluency across multiple software platforms is a must
  • Technical degree, or equivalent experience
  • Ability to travel; approximately 10-20 %.


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