Application Engineer

Manufacturing/Production/Ops SUN VALLEY, California


Position at Motion Industries

You will be joining a leading distributor of factory automation products and services. Numatic Engineering in Sun Valley, CA is part of a high-tech group inside the Motion Industries umbrella. We are seeking an Application Engineer to provide pre-sales specification and post-sales support for Pneumatic Component product lines, This includes application concepts, product selection, sizing, installation, training, programming, debugging and troubleshooting. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes options for healthcare coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick, and holiday pay.

Location and Travel

  • Working in Sun Valley, CA main office and manufacturing center
  • Driving 4-6 days per month throughout SoCal (San Diego up to San Luis Obispo)


The ideal candidate will

  • Have experience with factory automation engineering and applications
  • Be able to calculate CV, flow, and pressure for pneumatic actuation
  • Know the pneumatic components from SMC, Bimba, and/or Proportion-Air



  • Provide support (in person, phone, email, etc. to customers in identifying applications for Numatic’s products, assisting in and performing product selection/sizing, part number and BoM configuration
  • Provide engineering assistance to Inside and Outside Sales on customer projects
  • Identify application/sales opportunities at new and existing accounts
  • Provide phone support on the installation, wiring, programming and troubleshooting of products
  • Provide field support by assisting customers with training on products, software, application expertise and troubleshooting
  • Document technical notes and product application knowledge
  • Create product configuration and QuickStart guides for sales and customer use
  • Document (via white paper & video) unique and standard applications for use on the Internet and by Braas sales personnel
  • Create training and promotional seminar curriculum for target products
  • Conduct product training for customers and Numatic personnel
  • Provide programming and integration assistance with Braas products and customer systems/controls
  • Develop updated product demos for use by sales personnel
  • Test proposed systems to verify functionality prior to specification or shipment.

Where permitted by applicable law, successful applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to start date. COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment, subject to an approved accommodation, and proof of vaccination will be required on or prior to start date.

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