Application Engineer

Nord Waunakee , WI 53597

Posted 2 months ago

NORD Gear Corporation is one of the world's leading manufacturers of drive technology for mechanical and electrical solutions. With our continued growth and expansion, we are currently recruiting for a highly motivated Application Engineer to join our Control Products team in Waunakee, WI!


The candidate will assist NORD in growing sales of control products by utilizing their experience in applying high performance AC vector drives communicating with PLCs in automated systems over a variety of network protocols with a focus on converting high volume target accounts. Be a technical expert for NORD employees and customers on related NORD products and applications. Execute projects through accuracy of product selection, dissemination of knowledge and assistance in product sales effort as required.


Provide technical expertise in the Control Products group for application of NORD AC vector drives in a variety of applications.
Travel to domestic sites as required for sales presentations, evaluation of customer needs, application verification assistance, and technical support.
Give pre-sale selection and application assistance for AC vector drives and inverter/vector duty motors.
Assist the Product Manager in the creation of sales tools, marketing documentation, and product launches related to NORD AC vector drives.
Provide product training to NORD US sales force and customers.
Provide ongoing input to Engineering and Quality at NORD in Germany on product issues.
Provide post-sales support, both via phone and in person when required.
Identify and implement system and process improvements.
Be an active participant in the company's suggestion, quality, efficiency and cost-saving programs!


BSEE, BSET, or BSME or equivalent experience.
5-7 years in the application and integration of AC Vector Drives and/or related components into automation systems communicating via a variety of networks including EtherNet/IP, PROFINET, DeviceNet, PROFIBUS, AS-Interface, and EtherCAT.
Knowledgeable in related power and automation system components such as motors, reducers, HMIs, I/O components.
Experience in applying AC vector drives in closed-loop position control applications.
Has worked with volume OEM accounts.
Familiar with standard industrial sales channels and customer classes.
Experience with PLC programming and network automation is preferred.
Ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities. Strong analytic and problem-solving skills. Strong organization & time management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Good listener. Customer focused. Effective worker under light supervision.
Ability to travel up to 40%.

NORD Gear offers a competitive benefit package including:

Health & Dental Insurance
Short Term Disability (company paid)
Long Term Disability (company paid)
Life Insurance (company paid)
Flex Spending and Health Savings accounts
Paid Vacation
Paid personal and sick time
Paid holidays
401k match
Tuition reimbursement

If you are ready to join a company with great opportunities, NORD Gear is looking for you!

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