Applications Engineer Position Available

North Central / Metro-Detroit, MI Applications Engineer Position Available
and Southern California Applications Engineer Position Available

Who we are?

Automated Precision Inc. (API) is an engineering solutions company who develops, produces and drives world-wide metrology products that deliver the highest standards of accuracy for coordinate measuring and machine tool operation. APIs headquarters are based in Rockville, Maryland, USA with offices located throughout North America, South America, Europe, Mexico, India and Asia.  Further information about API is available at API also has a service division (API Services) headquartered in Newport News, VA. API Services offers a wide variety of Metrology Services, Machine Tool Calibration and Repair as well as 3D modeling and scanning.


As a team, API and API Services are offering positions for an Applications Engineer in the North Central region of the US and in Southern California. This is an exciting opportunity to sell some of the world’s most advanced measurement equipment to high profile manufactures, provide knowledge and service to our clients and to launch several new measurement product lines into markets with little or no competition.

What we’re looking for in an Applications Engineer?

You must be a professional with an energetic and positive attitude, an ability to think like an entrepreneur, and a strong desire to be the best.  You must be able to work with a team of business professionals that helps each other bring the finest metrology products and services to our valued customers.  You should have the acuity to learn fast with a successful track record of helping to support sales teams involving advanced technological solutions to decision influencers and decision makers in varying manufacturing vertical markets within aerospace, automotive, energy, machine tool, and other general industries.

Experiences should include but not limited to the following:
• Current experience with laser tracker operations and associated software interfaces
• 3D Surface Modeling
• Reverse Engineering
• Field experience in providing measurement services (Component Inspections, Piping Inspections, Tooling Inspections, Tooling Alignment, 3D data analysis)

As an Applications Engineer supporting the API sales team with product demonstrations and customer support. You should have an understanding of the complete solutions sales process and your main responsibility will be to support your Regional Sales Manager by assisting to perform weekly onsite demonstrations and customer meetings.  Prior experience with a laser tracker or related measurement equipment is highly desired.  You must be able to recognize potential applications in every account that are most suited for our products and services.  You will continuously be discovering opportunities with our customers and will perform needs assessments and formulate, with the assistance of your Regional Sales Manager in the region, the best comprehensive solutions for our customers.  You will enjoy establishing very close working rapport with our customers, and you must have a strong desire to support our valued customers.

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