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1. JOB PURPOSE:

The Applications Engineer plays a key role in the successful implementation and customer adaptation of the various software products offered by Nikon Metrology. The engineer will be utilizing his expert knowledge of these products in all industries, including automotive, aerospace, agriculture, medical, etc. to ensure a successful integration, through final buy-off and continuing customer support.

2. KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

• Provide high quality in-depth technical training for customers and distributors on the proper use of the various metrology software packages (on-site and in-house);
• Provide direct and indirect support for customers and internal personnel on the software and best metrology practices to ensure accurate and repeatable results from equipment;
• Create programs using good metrology practices for the inspection of parts and/or inspect parts for customers;
• Consult with customers on specific applications, understanding the fit and function of the part and provide recommendations / solutions for a measurement strategy;
• Log/track customer communications in CRM;
• Enter bugs / enhancements into Jira to ensure proper tracking;
• Assist with quoting/selling software support contracts, training and programming;
• Create and/or update the software training manuals.

3. ANCILLARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Dealer Support / Training;
• Assist in distributing pertinent technical information to all engineers;
• Equipment maintenance and upkeep;
• Trade Show Support;
• All other duties, as needed or required.

4. QUALIFICATIONS:

Functional competencies

  Essential
• A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (or related field) or equivalent technical experience;
• Good overall understanding of the ASME Y14.5 standard;
• Strong Metrology background with knowledge of various hardware and software products needed;
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook;
• Good communication skills both verbally and written in English (additional languages are a benefit);
• Strong technical interest combined with common business sense;
• Hands-on person showing systematic approach to handle complex problems.

  Desired
• A Master’s degree in Engineering (or related field);
• Advanced understanding of the ASME Y14.5 standard.

Core Competencies

Be pro-active:
• Broad minded and well informed in order to act quickly and resolutely

Seek new knowledge:
• Pioneer new potential through self-study and insatiable curiosity

Communicate well:
• Harmonize diverse skills by thinking out of the box and communicating effectively with other

Display integrity:
• Work with diligence and sincerity as a responsible individual

Embrace diversity:
• Welcome and value different talents, perspectives and diverse cultures

DIRECT REPORTS:
N/A

BUDGET RESPONSIBILITY:
N/A 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Willing to travel regularly (up to 50%) both domestic and international.
• Capable of lifting 50 lbs. to waist height.

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin or because he or she is an individual with a disability or disabled veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran, recently separated veteran, or active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran, or thereinafter referred collectively as “protected veterans.

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