Applications Engineer - Microlution

The Application Engineer for Microlution will provide quality and effective applications support and training for the customers, dealers and sales personnel by performing the following duties.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and conduct dealer, customer, and staff training programs on the safe and effective operation of the machines and equipment.
  • Perform test cuts to analyze the ability of the machines performance; identify ways to reduce test cut deficiencies.
  • Conduct time studies, test cuts and machine demonstrations.
  • Coordinate presale demonstrations and support trade shows and open houses, including procurement of equipment, set-up, demonstration and discussion with potential customers.
  • Maintain a close relationship with the Sales personnel and respond timely to any requests for Applications support.
  • Review Applications aspects and feasibility of RFQ’s and turnkey systems.
  • Provide technical applications phone support to customers; identify problems and decide the best and most efficient course of action for any requested involvement.
  • Maintain a professional appearance of the demonstration centers including all fixtures, machines and equipment; make recommendations for necessary demo center machines, tools, and equipment.
  • Develop and distribute technical applications documentation to the dealers, customers and staff.
  • Participate in meetings, seminars and training sessions to stay apprised of new developments in the field.
  • Complete additional responsibilities as requested by the Application Manager.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university; and three to five years’ experience in relevant machining operations; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Proficient in CAD/CAM Programming Solutions; such as, Unigraphics, ProE, Solid Works, CAGLIA, Mastercam, Hypermill Edge CAM or Delcam Power Mill. 
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office systems, including Project, Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to be proactive and take responsibility for projects and assignments.
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexibility with changing deadlines and priorities.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

GF Machining Solutions LLC - Microlution
6635 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60634
Attn: Jackie Chakos, HR Manager
Phone: +1-773-282-6495

We are an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Job posting date: October 9, 2019

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