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Applications Specialist in London at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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Job Description

At JMP Automation, we design, build and integrate world-class automation systems leveraging the use of robotics and machine vision. We solve unique and challenging manufacturing problems for customers in industries including Tube and Pipe, Food, Automotive, and Consumer Packaged Goods. Our focus on integrity, excellence, and creating exceptional customer experiences are core to our operations.

Working on the Automation team is both challenging and rewarding. You will work with some of the most talented and dynamic engineering minds in the industry, great customers and develop life-long relationships.

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Job Summary:

As an Applications Engineer you will work closely with Sales and Engineering to develop equipment concepts, cost estimates, and proposals for automation solutions. This requires an excellent understanding of manufacturing principles and best practices as well as experience with designing and building automation systems. The Applications Engineer will also research new products and suppliers and be available to other departments as an internal resource.


  • Conceptualize solutions with team members, clients and vendors to improve clients manufacturing processes.
  • Development of cost models and writing detailed technical proposals for all types of automation equipment and projects.
  • Involve key members of engineering management in cost models and conceptual layout, in projects where technical complexity is large.
  • Involve third party vendors and suppliers in the quoting process, where necessary.
  • Travel to customer sites to assist in project or product development; working with engineering design specifications, objectives and standards.
  • Lead presentations to customers
  • Assists in special projects in support for Engineering and Sales and Marketing.
  • Definition of scope of work in proposals to allow the project manager and project team to begin work on system.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Must have three to five years in applications engineering or sales/quotes generation.
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Design/Engineering or equivalent with experience in mechanical, electrical systems design or controls programming.
  • Working knowledge of material handling, robotics, machine controls and manufacturing engineering and processes.
  • Excellent presentation skills; knowledge of preparing complex proposals and quotes.
  • Demonstrated technical proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and design tools such as 2D and 3D software AutoCAD or SolidWorks.

What we are proud to offer you:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • RRSP/401k Matching
  • Christmas and Summer Profit Sharing
  • Professional Designations Reimbursement
  • Fitness Subsidy Reimbursement
  • Tool and Boot Allowance
  • Employee Referral Bonus

At JMP we invest in our employees. JMP provides a very challenging work environment and believes in treating all employees with respect and providing equitable compensation. We empower our employees to use their creativity and problem solving skills daily. We have a solid performance management system and a supportive leadership team to help us achieve our personal and corporate objectives.