Application Engineer

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 - $80,000 per year


A world leading manufacturing organization located in a Western Suburb of Chicago, IL is looking for an Application Engineer. This is a direct hire opportunity at a company with excellent benefits to employees. Must have 2-5 years in Mechanical Engineering with experience. Experience with Railway and Off-Highway industry customers. Relocation assistance for non-local candidates. APPLY NOW!

Responsibilities for the Application Engineer

  • Provide technical support for all of the product platforms to customers as well as field sales and customer service within the Key Accounts group.
  • Locate and develop opportunities within the assigned account base.
  • Provide customer support in the areas of product selection, application review, product installation, maintenance and damage analysis.
  • Provide innovative, high value platform integrated solutions to targeted customers.
  • Conduct failure analysis and recommend design changes, upgrade suggestions etc to customers.

Requirements for the Application Engineer

  • BSME strongly preferred.
  • Must have a mechanical engineering background.
  • Knowledge of Railway and Off-Highway industry customers a plus.
  • Experience with bearings, lubrication, seals a plus
  • Must have excellent communication skills given the customer interface involved with this role


  • 24 days PTO from day 1 and 13 paid holidays
  • 10-15% annual bonus target
  • 5% annual company retirement fund contribution PLUS a 100% 401k match up to 5%
  • Tuition/certification reimbursement
  • Excellent training
  • Excellent opportunity for upward mobility within the organization

Job Number: 133095

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