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Senior Application Engineer - Robotics

SensoPart Inc.

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Posted on 07/28/2023


Southfield, MI


Sensopart is a world-renowned, privately-owned firm that specializes in manufacturing state-of-the-art machine vision systems and optical sensor technology. We collaborate with a wide range of industries, leading the vanguard of factory automation. We invite you to become part of our diverse, dynamic team as an Application Engineer.

As a Senior Application Engineer, you will serve as a technical cornerstone for our sales teams and distributor partners, providing comprehensive support and solutions. This integral role merges technical savvy, customer service, marketing insight, and a keen understanding of our unique product range. Be prepared to exercise your expertise in pre- and post-sales support, impart technical training, contribute to high-impact marketing campaigns, and take the lead in tradeshow setups and designs.

Travel will be part of your journey with us and can be up to 50% during peak times, offering opportunities to engage with a diverse set of stakeholders and industries.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be the go-to expert for our products and applications, providing vital support to customers, distribution channels, and Sales Engineers remotely and on-site.
  • Design, test, and execute feasibility studies for technical applications based on our innovative Vision Systems and Sensor products.
  • Deliver outstanding technical support through multiple channels, including phone, virtual platforms, and on-site customer visits.
  • Collaborate with our marketing team in the development of impactful technical product marketing materials and training resources.
  • Plan, develop, and deliver compelling product demonstrations and training courses to our customers and distribution channels.

Minimum Education & Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or technical discipline.
  • Minimum 2+ years' experience with industrial robotics and/or programmable logic controllers (PLC)
  • Experience with machine vision systems highly preferred
  • Strong customer and sales orientation, with a focus on providing exceptional service and support.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills, coupled with the ability to manage a diverse range of projects.
  • A willingness to travel nationwide occasionally.
  • Valid US Driver’s License.

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Future-oriented solutions are created at SensoPart – and developed and produced at our Gottenheim and Wieden sites. Those entering the new SensoPart buildings in Gottenheim near Freiburg immediately notice that this is an innovative, open company. This first impression of order and transparency is confirmed by a glance at our production facilities: everything is in the right place here and everyone knows what they are doing. The result is the famous quality “made in Germany”, of which we at SensoPart are particularly proud. Less obvious, but nevertheless decisive for the whole, is our development department. We do everything to give new ideas and innovations space here. Regardless of whether the optimisation of a product’s functional detail is involved or whether it is necessary to come up with a completely new product family, our development engineers are committed with a lot of energy and great expertise. Numerous Innovation Prizes in recent years document this: with success!

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