Application Engineer

Lenze Americas - Los Angeles, CA (30+ days ago)3.2

Lenze is a global manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drives, motion control and automation technology offering products, drive solutions, complete automation systems, and engineering services and tools from one single source. We are able to support the customer throughout the entire machine development process from the control system to the drive shaft, from the initial idea to after-sales.

Our products can be found in many industries, including automotive, packaging, material handling and logistics, robotics, and commercial equipment (pumps/fans). A global network of distributors and representatives makes Lenze Americas perfectly positioned to meet the motion control needs of customers worldwide. Lenze Americas, the American subsidiary of Lenze SE of Germany, is headquartered in Uxbridge, Massachusetts; corporate global headquarters are in Hamelin, Germany.

The Application Engineer will support our Solution and System Sales force in the Pre-Sales phase to win new Lenze Automation Solutions and Systems. Project Implementation. Help to achieve our Lenze Americas Solution and System revenue target.


  • Machine Assessment
  • Create Machine Specification
  • Sizing / Selecting
  • Develop Value Proposal
  • Present our Automation Solution and System
  • Provide Support to Sales in Solution quote creation
  • Provide technical advice to our Customers and Sales
  • Develop customer PLC and HMI software
  • Commissioning of Lenze Solutions and Systems
  • Automation project support via phone, remote desktop and onsite.
  • Internal and external Automation, Solution and System training.
  • Provide sales support to field sales, this includes regional training as well as sales support calls
  • Project management
  • Travel as needed


  • Bachelor Degree required in Electrical, Mechatronics or Robotics
  • 8+ Years in the area mentioned above.
  • IEC 61131-3 (Ladder, Structure text, Function block diagram)
  • HMI programming
  • Fieldbus (Ethercat, CAN, Ethernet-IP, RS232/485)
  • Mechatronic (Mechanic/Electric/Software)
  • Machine commissioning
  • Machine assessment
  • Creating Application / Machine specification
  • Familiar with wiring diagrams and troubleshooting customer wiring
  • Project management
  • Visual basic (would be helpful)
  • Software, installation and setup support on windows systems(would be helpful)
  • Machine Safety (would be helpful)

Lenze is anEqual Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Programming: 5 years


  • Bachelor's


  • Los Angeles, CA


  • Driver's License

Required work authorization:

  • United States

Required travel:

  • 25