Application Engineer
Romax Technology Limited
Troy, MI

About $64,000 - $93,000 a year


An opportunity exists for a mechanical or electrical engineer to join our dynamic and fast-growing engineering technology company. The role includes delivery of a variety of exciting project work in the automotive, off-highway vehicle, aerospace and renewable energy industries, in addition to supporting local software clients. We seek an enthusiastic and talented individual with aptitude in engineering mathematics and a broad skill set appropriate to a variety of work in customer support and consultancy.

Romax Technology is an innovative and expanding engineering technology company with headquarters in Nottingham, UK and offices all around the world. We are a leading provider of advanced simulation technologies, design expertise, and consulting services. See for more company information.


Contribute to the support of Romax software clients by:
Providing technical support to the existing client base, while supporting their modeling and analysis challenges
Training current and prospective software users
Visiting clients for face-to-face delivery of technical training and customer support
Supporting software sales activities, such as software demos, for current and prospective clients
Working collarboratively with commercial account managers to develop account plans and execute successfully

Contribute to engineering services by:
Delivering rotating machinery (gearboxes and motors) engineering consultancy projects as part of the Engineering team
Performing gearbox component design calculations for gears, bearings, shafts, etc. to meet industry standards and customer requirements
Numerical simulation of NVH analysis for transmission systems with gear whine and rotor imbalance
Numerical simulation of NVH analysis for electrical motors with torque ripple and radial forcing functions
Analyzing rotating machinery designs with CAE tools, such as RomaxDESIGNER, Romax CONCEPT, and FEA
Meshing and analyzing complex components using finite element software, including linear static analysis, nonlinear contact analysis, eigenvalue analysis, and harmonic analysis
Processing and analyzing rotating machinery test measurement data
Preparing technical reports and delivering presentations to clients
Supporting engineering service sales activities, such as problem review and solution proposition
Traveling to test and customer sites as appropriate to monitor progress and ensure successful delivery

Experience and Qualifications

Basic requirements are:
BS (preferably MS) degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering
5+ years of experience in rotating machinery analysis and design

The successful candidate will also have considerable knowledge in one or more of the additional areas:

The application of rotating machinery in one or more of the following industries: aerospace, automotive, off-highway vehicle, or marine
Vibration analysis: experience in generating mode shapes and natural frequencies and forced responses with CAE tools
Gearbox component design and analysis
Design or problem-solving using Altair HyperWorks products, with a sound knowledge of the fundamentals of FEA and best practices
Familiarity with leading system simulation solutions, including Adams, GT Suite, AMESim, ANSYS Maxwell, and/or others
Machinery testing, instrumentation, and measurement data processing

General requirements are:
Team player with ability and willingness to work with both technical and commercial colleagues
Excellent communication and presentation skills (in English)
Enthusiasm to develop new engineering knowledge
Innovative in problem-solving
Excellent self-management with the ability to work without close supervision in a flexible environment
High level of analytical abilities to solve complex problems