Applications Engineer - Lansing, MI

Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Posted: 10/15/2018 Industry: Engineer Job Number: 124807 Pay Rate: $26.00/hour

Applications Engineer, 1st shift Lansing MI

We are seeking a hardworking reliable Engineer to join a locally owned, growing company eager to invest in the right candidate. In this position, you will have the opportunity to learn how the critical role of the Engineer performs to ensure that production at this growing company stays on schedule.


This temporary to hire in position offers overtime and advancement opportunities. Everyone employed with Workbox Staffing receives access to a personalized career consultant, healthcare, disability insurance, and advancement opportunities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • -Writes estimates for foundry and other equipment.

  • -Reviews Sales inquiry report along with customer specifications, if any. Obtains any needed clarification.

  • -Obtains quotations from the outside when necessary or if time permits.

  • -Writes detailed estimates using appropriate software.

  • -Makes proposal drawings for foundry and other equipment.

  • -Prepares conceptual drawings of systems and equipment for presentation to the customer when required.

  • -Makes drawings on AutoCAD to enable drawing elements to be reused in the future.

  • -Writes proposals for foundry and other equipment.

  • -Writes budget or firm proposals describing the estimated systems and equipment.

  • -Uses appropriate software when feasible to reduce retyping.

  • -Includes in firm proposals items such as terms and conditions, description of acceptance test, etc.

  • -Makes trips to prospective customer plants as required.

  • -Makes trips when necessary to obtain information for preparing an estimate.

  • -Makes trips with Sales Account Representatives when necessary, to help present the proposal.

  • -Order/Estimate processing.

  • -Reviews estimates to Purchase Order for compliance.

  • -Ensures RSC receives signed proposal from customer upon order/prior to order confirmation.

  • -Enters estimates into Syteline

  • -Sets up Kick-off meeting with Manufacturing and other departments to review order. Project is handed off to Project Management.

  • -Follows up jobs to back check estimates.

  • -Reviews job cost summary sheets periodically to compare actual to estimated Costs.

  • -Investigates reasons for deviations.

  • -Reviews Findings with dept manager.

  • - Incorporate findings in future estimates.

  • -Bachelor s degree (B.S.) in Engineering or equivalent from four-year College or technical school; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • -ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Engineering

  • Foundry

  • Automation-Conveyors

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