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Application Engineer Die Mold in Auburn Hills, MI at Makino, Inc

Date Posted: 9/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Makino is a world leader in metal-cutting and machining technology.  As a leader in advanced manufacturing machine tool technology, Makino enables its customers to realize the highest level of quality with the fastest time to market.  When companies make the parts that matter for automotive, aerospace, medical, die-mold and other industries worldwide, they make them with Makino.

The Opportunity

Makino is seeking an Applications Engineer – Die Mold.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support sales territory for pre-sale technical requirements including time estimates, test cuts, and technical discussions.
  • Support proposal requirements and showroom related activities.
  • Perform post sale startup support for customer in area of part processing, programming structure, and operator training.
  • Visit customers in need of AE assistance as directed by supervisor.
  • Work in conjunction with local field service on customer machine issues as required.
  • Support turnkey requirements as developed by Makino Engineering upon arrival into territory.
  • Present and/or teach technical requirements for high speed machining.
  • Maintain showroom machines in demonstration ready condition.
  • Coordinate process training (including machine options, programming, and cell operations) at Makino and at the customer's facility.
  • Assist Customer Support in the installation/de-installation process as required.
  • Prepare marketing materials for exhibitions, technical centers, and Makino publishing.


Required Skills
  • Technical knowledge and logical troubleshooting skills.
  • Rational decision-making skills and good negotiation skills.
  • Excellent communication and customer relation skills.
  • Application and operational knowledge of CNC equipment.
  • Ability to explain Makino’s processing technology to customer.
  • Willingness to travel (at times extensively).


Required Experience
  • Bachelor's degree (preferred) in a technical area or 5 years' or more related experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of CNC part programming (preferred).

We believe that the interests of our company and people are inseparable and we are committed to developing a diverse team of creative and independent professionals.   Employees enjoy a stable work environment from a company with years of success and growth in the machine tool industry. We offer competitive pay, generous benefits and ongoing training. 

Makino is proud to be an EEO/M/F/Disabled/Vets employer

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