Applications Engineer

Burlington, Canada

In search of an exciting career opportunity at a local company with a global presence? Your timing is perfect! Forming Technologies, a division of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence ( is seeking a Applications Engineer in Ontario, Canada reporting to the Commercial Operations Manager. The atmosphere is friendly and collaborative, and our culture innovative and entrepreneurial! 

Forming Technologies is a world leader in the development of specialized engineering software and training programs for the metal stamping industry. For more information about Forming Technologies, please visit our website

We Offer
  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package – health, dental and vision with flexible health spending accounts
  • RRSP Employer contribution plan
  • Generous Paid time off (PTO)
  • Education and Training opportunities….and so much more!
Position Summary
As an Applications Engineer, you will provide technical sales support for all applications of Hexagon products encompassing metrology, manufacturing consulting and demonstration.  You will assist the regional sales team by providing recommendations for customers' applications. You will effectively communicate the benefits of Hexagon's products for complex manufacturing and metrology applications via product presentations and demonstrations to prospective customers.  In addition, you will have responsibility for contract programming tasks and product training.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide product demonstrations of hardware and software to prospective customers
  • Consult with customers to determine hardware, software or system specification requirements
  • Assist regional sales team by providing product recommendations for customers' applications
  • Develop, prepare and conduct customer training classes on machine operations and programming
  • Prepare detailed technical specifications for quotations, provide technical support onsite and by phone
  • Create programs ranging from simple inspection to complicated logic-based graphical user interfaces, based on customer specification
  • Design, develop, document and create applications programs based on customers' specifications
  • Assist engineering and marketing groups in new product development
  • Travel up to 50% may be required across Canada should another region need support
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 2 years' experience in Manufacturing Engineering or Quality Engineering or similar environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes such as machining, casting, forging, fabrication and injection molding
  • GD&T and Manufacturing experience preferre
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and presentation skills (must be comfortable speaking in front of small groups)
  • Proficiency with multiple sensors, programming and multiple metrology software, one of which must be 3D Point Cloud software
  • Solid knowledge of 3D CAD and proficiency with MS Office
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, maintaining good working relationships with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to multi-task coupled with excellent time management skills to meet deadlines


Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence/ Forming Technologies is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process. To request accommodation, contact Human Resources. 
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About Hexagon

Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.

Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous – ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division provides solutions that utilise data from design and engineering, production and metrology to make manufacturing smarter.

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