Applications Specialist.

Applications Specialist

Position: Applications Specialist/Manufacturing Engineer

Department: Sales


Job Brief:

We are looking for an Applications Specialist/Manufacturing Engineer to generate pre-sale concepts and cost models based on customer supplied information to support the sale of new and retrofit automation to new and existing Innovative customers. Use research techniques, combined with various outside sources of information, to create and validate the concept.



  • Support the Sales Team to achieve profitable sales targets.
  • Travel to new and existing customer facilities for new project discussion and presentations.
  • Present design concept to the client, confirming concept and intent, highlighting risk items and methods of mitigation.
  • Meet with design team and IAI sales representative to evaluate the design and ensure that design requirements are met.
  • Prepares or supports the preparation of sales concept drawings, using Solidworks and/or AutoCad, as required.
  • Provide updates to the progress of concept projects, solutions and corrective actions as required and follow-up with weekly sales meeting requirements in a timely manner
  • Research and develop application and use of products involved in a project.
  • Construct solutions to automation requirements.
  • Work with existing costing tools, pricing sheet, expedite, and expedite tools to assist the account manager in developing project budgets.
  • Occasional travel as required globally



  • Minimum Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent Specialized Experience
  • Minimum 5 Years’ Experience within the Automation or Automotive Manufacturing Field
  • Preference given to candidate holding Professional Engineer of Ontario (PEO) designation
  • Proficient in Solidworks, Edrawings, and MS Office Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Innovative Automation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.