Applications Engineer
Eclipse Automation
Cambridge, ON, Canada
4d ago

About Eclipse

Here at Eclipse Automation, creation and innovation is atour core, and our culture reflects that. Fast-paced and continuously fosteringgrowth, we encourage the entrepreneurial spirit that our Teams embody, andleverage each of their strengths to do better for our people, our clients andour communities.

Our teams are made up of are innovators, thinkers, anddoers, with the know-how and expertise to exceed expectations, and therelentless spirit to create and reinvent.

Our people are what enable us to liveup to our name to eclipse all others, inspiring and creating outcomes thatchange the world.

When you join Eclipse Automation , you become a memberof a dynamic world-wide team of experts, visionaries, dreamers, and builderswhose know-how is unparalleled.

A team that’s helping design and build ourfuture, one innovation at a time.

Come and see what your future has in store. Your nextexhilarating career move awaits

What’s InIt for YOU? (Benefits)

The Eclipse team is 800+ strong, working out of seventeenlocations across five countries and three continents. Our people are ourgreatest assets and our biggest competitive advantage.

That’s why we ensurethat they’re taken care of with comprehensive benefit packages that support thegrowth and well-being of each and every Eclipse team member.

About OurEngineering Teams

Our Engineering Teams help bring our ideas to life.Innovators and reinventors, their know-how is unparalleled, and their endlessdrive keeps them striving for excellence.

They push possibilities, and turnpassion into world-class products to help our customers reach their ultimatepotential. They’re mechanical engineers, controls software designers,applications engineers, and much more.

Whether they’re building, designing,programming or testing, our engineers breathe life into the technology oftomorrow. That’s why we need deep thinkers, problem-solvers, innovators, andindustry-leaders like you the ones that can help push us forward, and neverstop striving for excellence.

The Applications Engineer is a key member of the sales team, responsible for developing proposals and supporting the Sales Account Managers.

Key directives include maintaining and servicing specific customer accounts and responding to requests for quotations in a timely and efficient manner, while delivering the Eclipse Vision and the Eclipse Entrepreneurial Culture.


  • Participate in customer RFQ review meetings, either on-site at the customer or in-house
  • Prepare cell layout drawings for the various RFQ's
  • Liaise between mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and assembly manufacturing groups for technical assistance in developing concepts and processes and provide assistance in estimating labor and material costs to meet customer requirements
  • Liaise with suppliers to obtain estimates of major material and equipment costs required for the preparation of budgets and proposals
  • Prepare equipment layouts.
  • Participate in the elaboration of the list and schedule of technical deliverables for the complete project as well as the corresponding list of interfaces
  • Write technical specifications
  • Technical follow-up during engineering, procurement & construction
  • Identify technical risks and their impact on the project & mitigate their effects
  • Prepares specifications and estimates costs
  • Provide proactive customer design support for vertically integrated components and complex electro-mechanical assemblies
  • Work with internal and external design and technology functions to create unique specifications and applications
  • Work to specific project budgets and timelines provided by Applications Manager
  • Prepare draft budget and quotation proposals for review with the Applications Supervisor, the Sales Manager and Key Account Managers
  • Attend escalation and red flags as directed by Applications Manager
  • Recognize problems, initiate action, assist in problem solving and evaluate results
  • Assist with conflict resolution at early stages
  • Leadership

  • Promote positive relations with internal customers, partners, customers, vendors, and distributors
  • Recommend and consistently administer policies and procedures to enhance department operations and support continuous improvement
  • Enforce and promote Eclipse policies throughout the entire company including Human Resources, personal development, Safety and Environmental
  • Recommend Eclipse Data Base improvements on an ongoing basis to increase efficiency throughout the company
  • Liaise between all departments as required to ensure on time delivery proposals, and internal procedures are executed in a timely manner
  • Project Execution

  • Notify the Applications Manager as early as possible if milestones cannot be met
  • Attend appropriate meetings when required (Opportunity Review & Short Term Bookings)
  • Ensure that Company ISO Standards are followed
  • Work with Human Resources and abide to Employment Standards Act and the Eclipse Employee Handbook
  • Promote environmentally and ergonomically safe conceptual product and / or processes to ensure safety of Eclipse personnel and the customer’s employees
  • Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the Eclipse Automation Inc. Conduct Code
  • Adhere to the Eclipse Project Operating Policy
  • Maintain company confidentiality and ensure employees know accurate information as required
  • Maintain good corporate citizen role in support of the Eclipse corporate Vision
  • Foster the development of a culture reflective of the core values of the business
  • Represent the company at various community and / or business meetings to promote the company
  • Complete other duties and projects as assigned
  • Expectation of travel up to 30% of time could be anticipated, however may be exceeded in exceptional circumstances to meet project needs
  • Qualifications

  • University Degree or College Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or Mechatronics
  • Must have excellent experience with AutoCAD and Solid Works and be familiar with MS Office
  • Experience with hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical controls and integration of equipment
  • Experience and working knowledge of most CSA, ANSI and CE standards
  • Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality proposals within tight timeframes, with changing priorities
  • Conflict resolution skills are and asset
  • Must be self-motivated and lead by example with a positive attitude and outlook in the company
  • This position isopen for Eclipse in Cambridge, Ontario.

    Eclipse is an AODAcompliant organization, and accommodations are available upon request.

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