Job Description: Application Engineer
Location: Edina, MN
Come lead with us!
ACS Motion Control is a supplier of high‐end motion control systems designed to meet the needs of high‐tech equipment manufacturers. Our growing team is looking for an Application
Engineer who wants to make a significant impact in their company and industry. We are proud to offer a professional, friendly, and fun working atmosphere. We invite you to apply to join our team, which values trust, excellence, customer focus, expertise and a family spirit.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Motion control application development and support engineering (remote and onsite), focusing on real time multi‐axis motion programming and electromechanical performance optimization
Create application notes, white papers, articles and informational videos
Problem Solving: commissioning, troubleshooting, making things work!
Provide product and feature demonstrations
Provide remote and onsite training to customers and partners
Identify and define potential product/feature improvements and communicate to R&D
Build and maintain relationships with customers and partners
We are looking for someone with:
2+ years’ Application Engineering experience in a customer facing engineering role preferred
A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Electrical, Mechatronics, or Mechanical Engineering.
Emphasis on electric motors and drives, feedback control systems, or signal processing preferred
Proficiency in one or more of the following programming languages: C, C++, C#,
VB/VB.NET, Motion Control Scripting Languages, IEC61131‐3
Strong interpersonal skills, enjoys working with people and technology equally. Must be able to work in front of a customer and confidently represent him/herself and the company to others
Strong technical writing and presentation skills
Engineering experience at an OEM or System Integrator using motion control products preferred
Proof of US Citizenship or Green Card
Interest in working for a small company
Your compensation & benefits will include:
A competitive salary
Comprehensive benefits package including group medical insurance plan, group dental insurance plan, group short‐ and long‐term disability insurance, group life / AD&D insurance, 401k with company matched contribution, profit sharing bonus, PTO.
A laptop and smartphone (or personal smartphone usage reimbursement) are provided
About ACS Motion Control
ACS Motion Control is a world class provider of high‐end multi‐axis motion control systems. Our solutions are uniquely designed to meet the needs of equipment manufacturers with the highest throughput and highest precision requirements, such as semiconductor wafer inspection and metrology equipment, flat panel display manufacturing equipment, electronic assembly equipment, and more. Founded in 1985, ACS Motion Control's core competencies include servo algorithm development, real‐time operating system development, advanced electronics design (FPGA, DSP, power electronics), Windows based user interface software design, and support and development services for demanding motion control applications.
ACS is a privately‐owned international company with headquarters in Israel, and additional application support and sales offices in the USA, Germany, China, and South Korea.
As of January 2017, majority ownership of ACS Motion Control is held by Physik Instrumente
GmbH, headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany.
ACS Customer Promise
We are always ready to rise to the challenge to deliver smart, best‐performing motion control solutions for the most demanding applications, developed and supported in partnership with you and in‐line with your needs.
ACS Core Values
Job Type: Full-time
- application engineering in a customer facing role: 2 years (Preferred)
- ACS does not offer employment sponsorship and requests candidates that are authorized to work in the US for any employer without sponsorship.
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Retirement plan
- Paid time off
- Flexible schedule
- Professional development assistance