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Systems Application Engineer

Job Description

The Systems Application Engineer is responsible for providing technical support of a wide range of motion control products to distributors, OEMs and end users. This includes the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for educating the Kollmorgen cross functional teams on Functional Safety, assisting the development team and be the main point of contact for customers' inquiries about functional safety
  • Set up, test, troubleshoot servo control systems
  • Develop and conduct training on motion control products
  • Assist Development Engineers with test and evaluation of firmware and product features
  • Assist Manufacturing with customer return evaluation
  • Assist Sales Engineers develop product familiarity and empirical application knowledge
  • Assist Marketing with reviewing, editing and product manuals
  • Write motion control Application Notes and Articles



Critical Competencies

  • Understanding of motion control theory
  • Understanding of various fieldbus protocols
  • Experience with multi-meters, oscilloscope, schematics
  • Capable of working independently with customer in troubleshooting and set up of motion control systems.
  • Experienced with reading schematics and wiring, shielding and grounding practices.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable of working with Manufacturing, Engineering and Sales groups for technical assistance.
  • Travel 15 - 20% to production facilities and customer sites. Position can be performed remotely or candidate could live in the surrounding area of Radford, VA.
  • Critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills to identify alternative and correct solutions.
  • Self-motivated and capable of completing tasks without supervision and within time limits.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical or mechanical engineering (BSEE or ME) from four-year college or university required
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of safety management preferred
  • Certification to IEC 61508 using Functional Safety Management (FSM) or willingness to obtain within 2 years in role
  • Three years of motion control experience required

Physical Demand and Work Environment:

Physical demands-must be able to occasionally life up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable assistance.

Work environment-this role requires working within the engineering lab which contains various motion amplifiers, servo motors and PLCS using high voltage (480 VAC). Working in the lab can be loud and also requires the use of personal protective equipment.

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ''Altra Company.'' Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ''EEO is the Law'' poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email

#LI-REMOTE

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ''Altra Company.'' Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ''EEO is the Law'' poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

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Location US-VA-Roanoke, VA, Dallas, TX, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Engineering & Aerospace, Other, Sales & Marketing
Other Compensation: 5%
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Company Overview

Altra Industrial Motion Corp.

Altra is a premier global designer and producer of a wide range of motion control and power transmission solutions. With engineered components and systems that provide the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products can be used in nearly any machine, process or application involving motion. From precision motors embedded in medical robots to heavy duty brakes used in rugged mining applications, Altra has been solving complex customer challenges around the world for decades. Our products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established brands, including: Ameridrives, Bauer Gear Motor, Bibby Turboflex, Boston Gear, Delroyd Worm Gear, Formsprag Clutch, Guardian Couplings, Huco, Industrial Clutch, Inertia Dynamics, Jacobs Vehicle Systems, Kilian, Kollmorgen, Lamiflex Couplings, Marland Clutch, Matrix, Nuttall Gear, Portescap, Stieber, Stromag, Svendborg Brakes, Thomson, TB Wood's, Twiflex, Warner Electric, Warner Linear. Learn More

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US-VA-Roanoke, VA, Dallas, TX, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA
Altra Industrial Motion Corp.
000-000-0000
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Altra Industrial Motion Corp.
Company:
US-VA-Roanoke, VA, Dallas, TX, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Hour
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Engineering & Aerospace, Other, Sales & Marketing
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Job Description

The Systems Application Engineer is responsible for providing technical support of a wide range of motion control products to distributors, OEMs and end users. This includes the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for educating the Kollmorgen cross functional teams on Functional Safety, assisting the development team and be the main point of contact for customers' inquiries about functional safety
  • Set up, test, troubleshoot servo control systems
  • Develop and conduct training on motion control products
  • Assist Development Engineers with test and evaluation of firmware and product features
  • Assist Manufacturing with customer return evaluation
  • Assist Sales Engineers develop product familiarity and empirical application knowledge
  • Assist Marketing with reviewing, editing and product manuals
  • Write motion control Application Notes and Articles



Critical Competencies

  • Understanding of motion control theory
  • Understanding of various fieldbus protocols
  • Experience with multi-meters, oscilloscope, schematics
  • Capable of working independently with customer in troubleshooting and set up of motion control systems.
  • Experienced with reading schematics and wiring, shielding and grounding practices.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable of working with Manufacturing, Engineering and Sales groups for technical assistance.
  • Travel 15 - 20% to production facilities and customer sites. Position can be performed remotely or candidate could live in the surrounding area of Radford, VA.
  • Critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills to identify alternative and correct solutions.
  • Self-motivated and capable of completing tasks without supervision and within time limits.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical or mechanical engineering (BSEE or ME) from four-year college or university required
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of safety management preferred
  • Certification to IEC 61508 using Functional Safety Management (FSM) or willingness to obtain within 2 years in role
  • Three years of motion control experience required

Physical Demand and Work Environment:

Physical demands-must be able to occasionally life up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable assistance.

Work environment-this role requires working within the engineering lab which contains various motion amplifiers, servo motors and PLCS using high voltage (480 VAC). Working in the lab can be loud and also requires the use of personal protective equipment.

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ''Altra Company.'' Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ''EEO is the Law'' poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email

#LI-REMOTE

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ''Altra Company.'' Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ''EEO is the Law'' poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

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