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Applications Engineer

Hopkinton , MA

Posted: 06/02/2022 Industry: Engineering and Technical Job Number: 14466

Job Description

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Title:  Applications Engineer

Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering

Compensation, Benefits, and Employment Type

  • Duration: Perm  
  • Pay rate: $82-100k
  • Job Location: Hopkinton, MA
  • Job# 14466


Applications Engineer


The primary mission of the Applications Engineer (AE) is to evaluate and execute new technologies into commercial processes.

Key Responsibilities

  • The AE balance’s technical ability and personal relationship skills to provide an interface between the customers’ engineering staff and the technical staff.
  • The AE has succeeded when new technologies are successfully qualified and included in the customer’s material specifications and/or PCDs.
  • The AE also supports efforts to improve existing processes by participating in teams and coordinating technical details with customers and suppliers.
  • Meeting with customers’ engineering staff to understand and document product requirements, features, benefits, and performance characteristics.
  • Planning, coordinating and documenting trials.
  • Working with customers to identify and specify appropriate processes and/or methods.
  • Developing manufacturing methods and coordinating the design and qualification of process lines.
  • Creating product specifications, quality plans, test methods, work; instructions, training plans, metrics and other documents and systems that ensure a smooth release to manufacturing once development is complete.
  • Managing complex projects to meet constraints of:
  • Product characteristics
  • Safety and environmental impacts
  • Lean design and manufacturing
  • Supply chain integration
  • Deadlines, speed-to-market
  • Budget for R&D, product cost, and capital equipment
  • Support of sales efforts to meet unspecified customer needs
  • Optimizing and improving processes and systems once products have been released.

Required Experience:

  • B.S. Engineering
  • 5-10 years in process/quality/development engineering
  • Experience with flexible materials processing (extruding, coating, printing, laminating)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Skill with Quality, Lean, and Six-Sigma methodologies such as FMEA, DOE, SPC, etc.


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Meet Your Recruiter

Emily Donahue
Regional Recruiting Manager

  • Directthe recruitment efforts for both the Quincy, MA and Providence, RI branches. 
  • Manages a distributed team of recruiting leads, individual contributor recruiters and account managers. 
  • Responsible for leading the fulfillment and execution of sourcing, recruiting, sales and business development practices across the region. 
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