Applications Engineer- Temporary to hire

Service Application, Novi, MI, United States

  Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has a need for an Applications Engineer on a temporary to hire basis at our Novi, MI location.

At Hexagon, we strive to help industrial manufacturers develop the disruptive technologies of today and the life-changing products of tomorrow. Our strength comes from our global footprint and enormous portfolio of advanced industrial sensors, measurement technologies, factory automation, simulation, and analytics tools.  

The Applications Engineer provides technical sales support for all applications of Hexagon products encompassing metrology, demonstration, functionality, and performance.  In addition, the Applications Engineer I am responsible for quoting and managing contract programming tasks and performing product training.

  • Conduct basic hardware and software product demonstrations showcasing technical features and processes to prospective and existing customers
  • Effectively communicate product benefits for complex applications
  • Assist regional sales team in providing product recommendations for customers’ applications
  • Prepare operating instructions and conducts training programs to meet customers’ needs
  • Maintain positive customer relationships through effective interaction
  • Prepare detailed technical specifications for quotations
  • Develop programs/applications that effectively accomplish customer specifications/objectives
  • Consults with customers and incorporates needs and feedback into application designs
  • Provide technical support to customers
  • Ensures programs/applications work properly after maintenance and testing
  • Analyze and edit existing programs/applications as needed to optimize performance
  • Take a challenging issue from problem statement through to resolution and follow-up
  • Keep up with advancements in application engineering and new technologies
  • Collaborate with engineering and marketing groups on product development projects
Work Environment:
  • Primarily an office setting, with occasional visits onto the factory floor
  • Office is clean, orderly, properly lighted, and ventilated
  • Office noise levels are considered low to moderate
  • Factory noise levels are considered moderate
  • If required, PPE will be provided
  • May require travel up to 70%
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable speaking before small groups
  • Proficient with MS Office
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Creative, analytical, and driven
Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline, Mathematics, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 0-2 years’ experience in Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Engineering, or similar environment
At Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, our spirited energy and engagement are evident in our commitment to our work, passion for what we do and the speed by which we achieve it. Here you will find the opportunity to build your career, develop professionally, and explore opportunities across a large, diversified company that prides itself on its innovative spirit and commitment to integrity.  

Hexagon Metrology, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer ► M/F/Vet/Disability ► E-Verify Participant


Hexagon Metrology, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 1-800-766-46731-800-766-4673 FREE for assistance.

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