Sick Inc.
Bloomington, MN
Dec 19, 2012
Jan 18, 2013
Employment Status
Full Time

Are you knowledgeable about Machine Vision and interested in a future career path including marketing, sales or management? 

We’re the place for you!

SICK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems and automatic identification products for industrial applications.  We are recognized as a technology leader in our industry and are currently looking for an APPLICATION ENGINEER in our North American headquarters located in West Bloomington, Minnesota!

As an APPLICATION ENGINEER you will be providing basic technical support to the SICK Inc. sales force, distributors, representatives, and customers with regard to SICK Inc. machine vision products. Also provides training, as appropriate, to the customers and sales representatives, or may provide on-site and off-site troubleshooting and service. This may include some out of state/country travel in order to evaluate and solve technical problems.

Accountabilities include: providing continuous technical support to the sales force and/or customers through telephone conversations and written communication; providing training to the sales force as appropriate thought both telephone conversations and seminars; identifying and developing ways to present product to the sales force so that it is easy to understand; providing trade show support as necessary; performing analysis of applications samples and provide reports to make product recommendations.

Qualified candidates should have: Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical discipline or equivalent experience (i.e. 4+ years of direct work experience on the plant floor with machine vision), 2-3 years working experience in machine vision application engineering role ideal.  Programming capabilities for machine vision a plus, as well as networking capabilities- experience with Ethernet, Ethernet/IP, EtherCAT and an understanding of lighting for machine vision a plus!  Excellent written & verbal communication skills; strong phone skills; technical problem solving, strong attention to detail & ability travel a must!

If you thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment that offers challenges and the opportunity for growth, we’re the place for you!  SICK, Inc. is located in West Bloomington and offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits program. Qualified candidates should apply online by sending a cover letter and resume, including salary history/ requirements by clicking apply now to be considered. Or fax 952-829-4830.  Please reference Application Engineer (NL - GUSAE-PH1212) for the position you wish to apply for.  Visit us at 

Affirmative Action (AA)/Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/D/V 




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