Applications Engineer

About the Tool House:
The Tool House Inc, headquartered out of New Berlin, WI is a 30+ year industrial solutions provider to the manufacturing segment in the upper Midwest. Through a consultative team approach, we improve our client‘s profitability through solutions that increase their productivity, raise their quality metrics and improve their factory ergonomics.

Our core competency is in Assembly Technology; such as DC Electric tools & Error Proofing Systems and Material Handling that includes Cranes, Hoists and Manipulators.

About the Position:
We are looking for an Application Engineer that will be responsible for growing and supporting our rapidly growing advanced engineering offerings through assisting our sales engineers in identifying, demonstrating and implementing solutions involving:

  • Augmented Reality
  • Spatial positioning
  • Robotics
  • 3D and Machine Vision
  • MES systems

Specific tasks will include:

  • Manage and respond to customer and Sales Engineers inquiries in prompt fashion
  • Customer Relations Excellence through assisting and resolving customer’s technical requests /issues in a prompt and professional manner.
  • Developing and maintaining trusted relationships with colleagues.
  • Programming and debugging of various software suites; including PLC’s, HMIs, Servo Drives, vision inspection systems, industrial robots and AR products.
  • Implementing solutions onsite at client factories.
  • Training sales engineers and client on new technologies from our suppliers
  • Assisting sales and proposal management in sourcing and costing respective solution hardware and software.

Required disciplines:

  • Friendly, positive and resilient attitude
  • Excellent organizational skills – ability to prioritize
  • Self-starter that has strong time management skills
  • Strong ability to collaborate and willingness to assist the team
  • Ability to comprehend technical product data
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • 2-year technical degree or equivalent factory experience
  • Proficiency with
    • PLC’s = Allen Brandley, Rockwell, etc
    • Communication networks – Ethernet TCP/IP, RS 232
    • Field Bus – Ethernet IP, Device-Net, Profibus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Engineering degree
  • Prior industrial / manufacturing factory experience


  • Based out of Maple Grove office


  • Up to 40% (throughout Midwest)


  • 401 (k) plan with company match
  • PTO
  • Health and Group life
  • Vehicle Allowance

Jobs Description

  • Applications Engineer
  • March 6, 2018
  • March 6, 2018
  • March 6, 2018