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Application Engineer

Application Deadline: November 30, 2018

Location: Fremont, OH, United States

Founded in 1995, Motion Controls Robotics, Inc. (MCRI) is a North American leader of automation solutions for manufacturing industries. A vertically integrated company that provides full service robotic automation from concept to installation. MCRI creates solutions for Fortune 500 and small manufacturers in general industries, food, roll handling, building products, plastics and automotive related businesses. MCRI also automates machining operations with a variety of machine tending systems.  MCRI is an exclusive Level 4 Certified Servicing Integrator for FANUC Robotics with vision and high-speed picking certifications.

Motion Controls Robotics (MCRI), located in Fremont, Ohio, is seeking an Applications Engineer to join their growing team.  Application Engineers work with our Sales and Engineering teams to develop customer project concepts and provide technical product support by configuring MCRI’s packaging solutions that meet customer requirements. Our Application Engineers also take the lead in overseeing and managing revisions during the quoting process.

If you have a passion for robotic automation, enjoy working interactively on technical projects with various departments, and desire to lead the development of custom applications for an industry-leading integrator of high quality automation solutions – look no further, this opportunity is for you!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conceptualize, define, and develop complete technical proposals for custom packaging solution applications for customers
  • Lead the proposal development process by reviewing RFQs (Request for Quote)
  • Collaborate with Regional Sales team to understand and verify customer specifications
  • Confer with Engineering team (Mechanical and Electrical) to determine system requirements, assess equipment capability, and ensure concepts are feasible and will meet customer specifications. May occasionally confer with customers as well
  • Lead and oversee the project quoting life cycle which is comprised of system costing, system layout drawings (2D & 3D) and system proposals
  • Partner with the Sales team involved in the project quoting life cycle (Cost Estimator, Mechanical Drafter, and Sales Assistants)
  • Develop and maintain an expert level knowledge of MCRI product lines
  • Remotely provide technical support to Regional Sales team on products and in promoting the sales of company products & services


  • Minimum of a two-year degree in a technical field required. Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering field desired
  • Must be well organized and perform exceptionally well under pressure
  • Proficiency in using AutoCAD required, along with Inventor 3D software
  • 3-5 years’ experience developing applications with robotics and/or automation design and integration
  • Mechanical aptitude to understand packaging automation and company products
  • Experience interacting with customers desired
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to read, analyze, and understand engineering drawings
  • Ability to produce written and verbal communication at a professional business level
  • Ability to support multiple projects, schedule resources, meet deadlines and work efficiently with minimal supervision


  • Competitive salary
  • Health and life insurance with optional short and long-term disability available
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vacation and holidays
  • Voluntary dental and vision
  • 401k with partial company match

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