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Applications Engineer

Wilsonville, OR 97070

Posted: 09/26/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT/Software Development Job Number: 20503

Position Title:  Applications Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Wilsonville, Oregon.

Job Requirements:
  • Develop and review specifications for equipment, as well as performance requirements.
  • Provide input to system operating manual.
  • Work closely with project team to provide technical support during system power up/debug and factory acceptance testing.
  • Oversee installation to see that machines and equipment are installed and functioning according to specifications.
  • Test to make sure that machinery has the capability to carry out desired functions.
  • Set schedule of procedures and maintenance tasks as required to maintain equipment in prescribed condition.
  • Help provide technical information and training to workers in other departments as needed.
  • Participate in the design and development of equipment and systems, and redesign of existing systems to fulfill the needs of customers.
  • Provide equipment functionality and capability reports and act as technical liaison.
  • Participate in training sessions, seminars, and continuing education to stay abreast of new technical developments.

Job Qualifications:
  • Ability to actively participate in team development and team-oriented processes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; excellent presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of machine vision systems, electronics, mechanics, pneumatics, and computer programming.
  • Problem solving, system and methods improvement skills.
  • Understanding of C# .Net and / or PLC programming a plus.
  • System integration, test and debug skills.
  • Conceptual development of applications.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet project deadlines in a multi-tasking environment.
  • Self-motivated and directed.
  • Use Microsoft software – Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.
  • Must possess a valid driver’ s license, acceptable driving record, and proof of current vehicle insurance.
  • Requires domestic/international travel for installation and support.  Typically, 3, 3-week trips/year.
  • Must be eligible for or have a valid passport.
  • Bachelor’ s degree in engineering.
  • A minimum of 4-6 years of relevant experience with at least 2 years in applications engineering.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

Natalie Albanese

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