Cimtec Careers

Application Engineer

General Purpose of the Position:

Engineer supporting the sales and marketing efforts of CIMTEC’s product lines. Reviews potential applications, provides interpretation of customer specifications to determine the proper equipment to be supplied, development of new equipment partnering with selected vendors and creation of cost quotations. Including preparation of proposal for new equipment and modifications to existing ones.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Specify/Recommend appropriate products from CIMTEC's line card to satisfy customer needs and meet their budget requirements.
  • Prepare professional and complete quotes by utilizing standard templates, pricing worksheets, and adhering to company pricing guidelines.
  • Conducts demonstrations and online trials of products at customer sites, trade shows, seminars, and events.
  • Perform project duties as assigned by the Project Manager, including system concept and design, specification of the bill of materials, programming of various control devices, and on-site start-up and commissioning.
  • Make field service calls to troubleshoot, fix, replace, or modify existing systems and components.
  • Travel (25%): Some travel is required to customer sites or training locations, including occasional stays for 3-4 nights. Most work is local or regional, but could be nation-wide.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Complete understanding of machine vision systems, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's), Robots and components such as industrial communication devices, Human-Machine Interfaces (HMI's), sensors and instrumentation under CIMTEC product lines.
  • Fundamental understanding of the design, operation and application of DC control circuits.
  • Familiarity with modern industrial networks (Ethernet) and communication protocols (Modbus TCP, Ethernet/IP, ProfiNet, etc), and legacy serial communications (RS232/485).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office computer software and Windows operating systems, and general business productivity.
  • Technical writing competence.

Education and Experience Required:

  • BS Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 2-3 plus years related experience and/or training
  • Basic software programming knowledge (Examples: C, C++, Java, Mathcad, LabVIEW, etc.)

Company Overview

CIMTEC is one of the largest automation and control solutions providers in the southeastern United States, based in Charlotte, NC, and with offices in strategic locations in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Not only does our staff offer expertise in all areas, from product sales to electronic board repair and control system design and integration, we work as one team to ensure a seamless operation for our clients.

We are dedicated to helping our customers become more competitive through the use of technology, and we will continue to develop complete solutions that lead the industry in value, performance and innovation.

To inquire about this position or to forward your resume for consideration, please send an email to; please reference the job title Application Engineeer in the subject line of your email.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instruction and assignments.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.