Applications Engineer


The Applications Engineer works closely together with the Solutions Engineering team to create customized material handling solutions for our customers. This creative role supports the local sales team from the first customer contact to the last bidding presentation, providing expertise in the mechatronic capabilities of the TGW product portfolio.  Responsibilities include drawing the system layouts in both 3D and 2D CAD, product selection based on requirements, presenting designs to customers and preparing technical content for sales proposals.

What you’ll be handling


  • Design and creation of the mechatronic material handling layouts through collaboration with solutions team, from initial concept to final contract design, using the TGW product portfolio and 3rd party equipment.
  • Present and develop concepts during customer meetings and internal discussions to create optimized solutions that best fit the customer requirements.
  • Use engineering knowledge to perform performance calculations for the system to ensure that the selected equipment meets the specified target rates.
  • Create mechanical costing quotation for both high level concept indications and final contract value to be rolled up into a total system pricing.
  • Provides equipment functionality and capability reports to sales force; participates actively with system architects and sales associates to support and develop sales proposals.
  • Acts as a technical liaison to the sales team, suppliers, and customers and suppliers.

What you’ll need


  •  Bachelor's degree in Engineering preferred.
  • Prior applications engineering experience in materials handling environment preferred.
  • Proficient in Excel, MSWord, PowerPoint.
  • Preferred skills: AutoCAD (2D), Sketchup or other 3D Design Software.
  •  Willingness to travel domestically (less than 10%) and internationally (one-time training, and one-time visit every other year after)up to 15% for training and customer support along with a mandatory 12- 16 week training course in Austria.

What you'll receive

TGW offers full medical, dental, and vision benefits, 401K with company match, tuition reimbursement, competitive pay with PTO package offerings, along with safety shoe, protective eyewear, and fitness reimbursement. 


TGW is an equal opportunity employer.

Lauren Soderberg
In this position, you can expect the following benefits, among others.


*TGW is an employer that promotes equal opportunities. We invite everybody interested in this job to apply.