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Applications Engineer
Ref No.: 18-40212
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 65,000.00 - 75,000.00 /Year
Skill Type
Skill Type:Engineering
Our client in the Garfield Hts. area is currently looking for an Applications Engineer to join their team. This position is permanent and onsite only.

Manage customer projects to design high quality sealing solutions using computer aided design software and measuring tools. Act as a knowledge resource to the sales team, in-house production, and R&D. Provide customer service, including customer visits as needed for troubleshooting, sales support, and projects.

  • Create engineering proposal drawings via AutoCAD, recommending improved seal designs and/or materials for the application.
  • Use SolidWorks to create 3D sealing solutions for rod, piston, and rotary shaft applications. FEA modeling a plus, but not required.
  • Plan and modify product configurations to meet customer needs.
  • Support daily engineering application/design projects.
  • Utilize material properties of elastomers and thermoplastics to verify proper material selection for application.
  • Use in house specialized calculation and software tools
  • Use classical engineering analysis, by hand, to verify designs. (hydraulics, fluids, pressure and force, bending, stress/strain, thermal expansion, friction, torque, springs)
  • Indirectly sell products by problem solving which requires technical sealing expertise specific to the application, including factors such as speed, temperature, application, media, and pressure.
  • Confer with customers and other engineers to assess needs and to determine sealing solutions.
  • Customer base will be both: MRO & OEM
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations that explain products or services to customers and prospective customers.
  • Provide technical and non-technical support and services to clients or other staff members regarding the design and materials of sealing solutions.
  • Collaborate with sales teams to understand customer requirements, to promote the sale of company products, and to provide sales support.
  • Based on customer request, conduct a seal failure analysis & write a report determining root cause and recommendation to correct the problem.
  • Develop, present, and respond to proposals for specific customer requirements.

  • Application Engineering & Drafting (Existing Seals) 35%
  • Design Engineering & Drafting (New Seals) 40%
  • On-site Customer Projects/Troubleshooting 10%
  • Technical Assistance (Internal/External) 10%
  • On-site Customer Service/Training 5%
  • Seal Forensics and Failure Analysis/Testing 5%

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering, or 4 year MET Degree, with highly relevant experience
  • Excellent presentation and customer relationship skills
  • Expert in AutoCAD; Proficient in Solid Works
  • Strong strategic planning and project management abilities
  • Excellent Computer skills including, Microsoft Office, Excel, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of seals and sealing solutions preferred
  • Travel: 5% - 10%; ability to drive, a must
Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.