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Kelly Services Applications Engineer (Metrology) in Nashville, Tennessee

Applications Field Engineer, Metrology

Kelly Engineering, a managed solution provider and business unit of Kelly Services, Inc., is currently seeking an Applications Field Engineer for a long-term engagement that will be converted to full time after at least six months. Our client is in the Technology/Automation/ Software industry. This role is a full-time, fully benefitted position. As a Kelly Engineering employee, you will be eligible for 120 hours of Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Medical, Dental, 401K and a variety of other benefits to choose from.

Overview

The Applications Engineer provides technical sales support for all applications of products encompassing CMM, metrology, demonstration, functionality, and performance. In addition, the Applications Engineer is responsible for quoting and managing contract programming tasks and performing product training. Position located in: Nashville, TN area, 100% Remote, with 80% Regional Travel within an established territory. For qualified candidates, client will provide comprehensive training and shadowing.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct basic hardware and software product demonstrations showcasing technical features and processes to prospective and existing customers

  • Effectively communicate product benefits for complex applications

  • Assist regional sales team in providing product recommendations for customers’ applications

  • Prepare operating instructions and conducts training programs to meet customers’ needs

  • Maintain positive customer relationships through effective interaction

  • Prepare detailed technical specifications for quotations

  • Develop programs/applications that effectively accomplish customer specifications/objectives

  • Consults with customers and incorporates needs and feedback into application designs

  • Provide technical support to customers

  • Ensures programs/applications work properly after maintenance and testing

  • Analyze and edit existing programs/applications as needed to optimize performance

  • Take a challenging issue from problem statement through to resolution and follow-up

  • Keep up with advancements in application engineering and new technologies

  • Collaborate with engineering and marketing groups on product development projects

  • Support organizational policies related to safety, environmental protection, housekeeping

  • Support and participate in continuous improvement activities/projects that positively affect safety, the environment, quality, reliability, and productivity or improve the overall suitability and effectiveness of the management system, its processes, and products

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline, Mathematics, or equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • 0-2 years’ experience in Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Engineering, or similar environment

  • Ability to travel to client sites up to 80% of the time in an assigned region.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Comfortable speaking before small groups

  • Proficient with MS Office

  • Strong Customer Service Skills

  • Creative, analytical, and driven

  • Works under general direction as well as in a team environment

To learn more about Kelly Engineering and our Managed Solutions expertise, visit us at kellyservices.com/kellyengineering.

Important information: This position is recruited by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Why Kelly ® ?

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly® Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we’re here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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