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Application Engineer - Life Sciences

    • Job Tracking ID: 2021.3.15.323685
    • Job Location: Livermore, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 29, 2021
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Engineers
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Job Description:

  • This is AE position with a focus on Liquid Handling products to support western USA.
  • Secondary experience in mechatronics/EA. 
  • Position will be based in Livermore and support Life Science applications in western half of US.
  • Majority of business will be in California, but support and travel will be necessary as far east as Dallas, Seattle, St. Louis and Chicago for pre-sales, project management and post sales support.
  • Will be valuable member of team pushing liquid products providing technical and application assistance.
  • As subject matter experts, AEs will work closely with the assigned Sales Representative to find the best technically sound solution for Customers.
  • AEs will troubleshoot system failures by reviewing and recommending redesigns of schematic diagrams, in coordination with Festo AG Engineering Department and may write computer operating software programs from existing programs, or may be required to write new operating software programs based on the specifications.
  • May oversee installation to ensure machines and equipment are installed and functioning in accordance to specifications.
  • Provides technical support and training for Festo software products and tools.
  • Maintains product binders, consisting of technical data, application examples, competitor information, test data and additional information as needed.
  • Other tasks and responsibilities may be assigned as required.

Experience and Skills:

  • BS of Engineering, prefer electrical or mechanical is required.  
  • Expertise is electrical automation and handling is required, expertise in micro-fluidics and liquid dispensing is a bonus.

Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster