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Applications Engineer

Link Engineering Company (LINK) is a premier designer and manufacturer of precision test equipment, we specialize in developing customized solutions for Automotive, Aviation, Off-Highway, Rail and Civil Engineering industries. We are headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, outside of Detroit and maintain testing laboratories, manufacturing, and support facilities around the globe.

Established in 1935, we have been a family-owned company for generations, we treat our customers and employees as if they are part of our family. We set our employees up for success, as they are given constant opportunities to learn and develop new skills. As many of our team members have been with LINK for a generation or more, the LINK team is equipped with a wealth of knowledge, providing decades of hands-on experience and out-of-the box thinking to OEM’s and suppliers everywhere.

Primary Function: Coordinate engineering proposals and act as an engineering interface with the Sales and Engineering departments.  Reports to the Engineering Proposal Manager.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Engineering interface with sales and engineering
  • Log sales requests
  • Maintain tracking log and evaluate performance against log with metrics
  • Review sales information and determine if there is sufficient information to prepare a proposal
  • Distribute sales requests to other departments as required
  • Report status of engineering sale requests at weekly sales meeting
  • Work on sale proposals (along with other engineering departments and personnel)
  • Drawings (Initial concept drawings)
  • Technical specification
  • Cost estimates
  • Attend customer meetings/conference calls as required
  • Review engineering proposals
  • Assist in tracking cost estimates/actual when order is received
  • Contract Review (before order acceptance)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Demonstrated competence in the design of mechanical and or electromechanical systems
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with managers, supervisors and employees
  • Ability to prepare complex written reports and other documentation
  • Microsoft Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Position is located in a mixed office and manufacturing environment, and may involve physical activity such as bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity, and sitting for long periods of time.

Relocation services not provided.

LINK is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minority/Women/Veterans. VEVRRA Federal Contractor.

LINK is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employees to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.

Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities: If you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability please call 1-734-453-0800. Please provide your contact information and details about the posted position of interest. Only inquiries regarding assistance for those who need an accommodation with the online application process due to a disability will be returned.

Note to all Agencies / Direct Placement: LINK has a team of dedicated recruiters who are responsible for all hiring needs. Our practice is to partner and work with our approved vendors only and on an as needed basis. LINK has identified and finalized our list of preferred vendors and the review process has been closed. We do not accept resumes from recruiting agencies that are not a preferred vendor, have not been authorized or approved by Corporate Recruiting to partner on a position and have not signed LINK’s vendor agreement. Any resumes submitted from unapproved vendors will be considered unsolicited, and LINK will not be obligated to pay a referral fee.

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