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Application Engineer, Midwest

ID:  2015
Function:  Engineering

Cincinnati, OH, US Frankfort, MI, US Louisville, KY, US Holbrook, NY, US Pulaski, TN, US Lake Zurich, IL, US Westfield, IN, US

Organization & Role

Mobile Industrial Robots A/S (MiR), a Teradyne subsidiary, is a leading manufacturer of collaborative mobile robots. We are dedicated to developing user-friendly, flexible, and safe robots to help companies increase the efficiency of their operations. These unique, collaborative robots are now used by manufacturers in a wide range of industries and healthcare sectors to automate their in-house transportation. As a first mover in the field, we have enjoyed a rapid, worldwide adoption of our unique and innovative robots. Mobile Industrial Robots is an international and ambitious company, having dedicated employees who are passionate about making a difference and creating success and innovation within the world of robotics.


The MiR team is looking for a highly motivated and strategic Application Engineer who will work collaboratively with the team as well as independently to determine and develop imaginative, thorough, and practical support and application solutions.   This is a remote position.  Our candidate may live in the Midwest, Central Time, within an hour from a major airport.


  • Guide distributors, integrators, and global accounts to successfully deploy, commission, and integrate our robots and software.
  • Provide high level of application support to our distributors and integrators during proof of concept and commissioning
  • Document processes and develop training guides
  • Interface with our sales team and R&D
  • Assess customer requirements and provide feedback to product management, software, and hardware engineering teams to contribute towards continuous product improvement
  • Serve as the product expert. Drive new proof of concept case studies into the local market. Know and communicate the value proposition of our products.
  • Support integration issues through end-customer acceptance.
  • Demonstrate ability and willingness to work towards common goals and navigate safely in a rapidly changing environment / priority
  • Take responsibility for and deliver optimal and satisfactory solutions for internal and external customers on the based-on professionalism and specialist knowledge
  • Participate well in internal and external relations and can act as an ambassador MiR
  • Achieve defined KPI’s.


Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • Working knowledge of PLC controls and programming
  • Must have experience with AGV or AMR systems
  • Experience with technical training and customer visits.
  • Good communication skills, ability to transfer knowledge and a good understanding of cross-cultural differences
  • Functional Knowledge in a programming language such as Linux, C++/Java/Python.
  • Some coursework or application experience in industrial robotics automation required.
  • Three (3) or more years’ experience in industrial robotics or automation industry preferred
  • Speak, read, and write in English fluently
  • Ability to travel up to 50% - USA or Canada, and occassionally Mexico or Latin America. 



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechatronics or Engineering related subject.

This job requires the individual to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be tested regularly in order to work in the office



Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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