Gleason is a global, advanced manufacturing company in the gear services industry that helps some of the most recognized companies in the world solve problems. Our storied success comes from a shared belief in rolling up our sleeves and doing the hard work of solving complex challenges, executing well and implementing technology to help our customers achieve their objectives. Working for Gleason, you will be connected to work that matters, putting your expertise to its best use while developing skills for the future. The result is a career defined by you, supported by Gleason and built on tangible accomplishments
As we continue to grow and evolve, we are looking for the right people to join us on our mission. If you are interested in being part of our team, there are a few things you should know: We are energized by challenges and the effort needed to solve them. We like working with people who are positive, adaptable and growth-minded. We care how work gets accomplished and are deeply invested in the success of our customers and colleagues. If this sounds like you, we invite you to read on and learn more.
Gleason offers Total Gear Solutions to its global customer base. We are a leader in the development and manufacture of production systems for all types of gears including design software for gears and power transmission systems, gear production machinery, metrology systems, automation solutions, related equipment and plastic gears.
The competence center for automation that provides material handling, machine tending and automated assembly solutions is located in Rochester, NY.
We are looking for a sales and applications engineer to join the team.
The Sales and Application Engineer will listen to customers, develop automation solution concepts, prepare proposals and present solutions.
Tasks include understanding customer needs, defining solutions use standard and custom modules, estimating cost and delivery, determining acceptable pricing, and writing professional technical proposals.
Direct engagement with external customers is a significant portion of the responsibility requiring a firm technical understanding of elements of the automation system, customer manufacturing process, and familiarity with general component manufacturing in high volume environments.
- Review part drawings, layouts, manufacturing and equipment specifications and other customer documents to develop and prepare concepts for automated solutions
- Use SolidWorks and robot simulation tools to illustrate concepts and cell layouts for review with customers
- Provide detailed descriptions of the proposed system operation
- Create cost estimates of design engineering, components, assembly time and commissioning time for automation systems
- Prepare professional proposals for external customers to illustrate the features and corresponding benefits of our solution
- Follow up on open proposals in collaboration with our global sales team
- Good oral communicator
- Proficient in writing and creating presentations
- ERP system user
- Mechanical design
- Controls design (a plus)
- Simulation modeling (a plus)
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
- At least one year of experience in an engineering role related to automated equipment or high volume manufacturing
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, ERP, mechanical CAD
Travel Requirements: approximately 10%
The physical demands described here are representative of those that would need to be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in an office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job in an office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, experience and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. Employees are required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by their manager or supervisor.
The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed and is not an all inclusive summary of job duties and responsibilities. The omission of specific statements or duties and responsibilities does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the Company as the needs of the Company and requirements of the job change.
Gleason is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to age, disability, genetic information and/or predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, victim of domestic violence status, arrest or conviction record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $65,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Flexible schedule
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance