Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017 6:19 PM
Job DescriptionA growing importer of Italian production metal cutting machine tools is looking for a qualified applications engineer to join our team.Requirements:Analyze RFQ received from customer to determine best machine approach, and if it does fit well for our machine tools.Correspond with the customer to answer any questions needed for quotation preparationLayout of machining operations necessary to complete the part(s).Prepare detailed time studies including cutting rates and cycle timesAnalyze quality control demands and ability of machine to meet requirementsPrepare relating information for the quotation such as fixture concepts, automation concepts. etc.Work with sub-suppliers such as tooling vendors, automation builders, fixture builders., etc. to optimize the benefits of these production machine tools.Occasional presentation of technical aspects of quotations to customers, and technical review in case of order.If order is placed, preparation of a Scope Of Work requirements for the factory to build the machineWorking with the factory to ensure project demands are met, including the build time line.Qualifications:Intimate knowledge of metal cutting processes for both prismatic (fixed workpiece) and turning applicationsCutting tool knowledge including cutting rates for various materials, power consumption, obtainable feature quality and finish, etc.Fixture knowledge for part clamping.Ability to specify and design cutting tools, tool holders, and fixtures.Knowledge of machine tool automation, including robotics, pick and place, material feeders and saws, and part unloadingAbility to read a blueprint, and a detailed understanding of part quality requirements, geometric tolerances, statistical control, and inspection proceduresWorking knowledge of ancillary processes to a machine tool, such as parts washers, deburring, inspection, packing, etc.Fully functional for all aspects of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and also Project for time line creation and build monitoring.Functional in CAD 2D and 3D design.Knowledge of Italian or Spanish a plus, but not a requirement.Company DescriptionWe are the North American office of an Italian production metal cutting machine tool builder (machining centers and purpose-built machines). These machines are built at the factory in Italy, but all sales, service, spares and applications for our market is performed by our office. We also have a sister company that is an importer of other Italian machine tools such as high precision high production lathes, grinders, etc.This position would work primarily with the machining centers, transfer-style machines, and turning centers.
• Location: Charlotte
• Post ID: 53638947 charlotte