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Applications Engineer

Point of Contact:

Debra Heesemann – [email protected]
Human Resources Manager

10 Skyline Drive
Plainview, NY 11803

+1-516-719-4146 ext.220

Job Title:

Applications Engineer


Reports to:

Production Supervisor
Director of Manufacturing


Role Overview:

Program and Set-Up various CNC machines.


Key Duties /Responsibilities:

  • Program and Set-Up Tornos Deco2000, Tornos EvoDeco & Tornos Swiss Nano.
  • Program and Set-Up Mori Seiki NTX/NT1000.
  • Develop production process for new projects.
  • Maintain effectiveness and efficiency of the production schedule.
  • Selecting cutting tools and work holding tools for new projects.
  • Provide training to machine operators for each new set-up process.
  • Maintain and improve daily productivity.
  • Troubleshoot minor machine errors, program errors.
  • Daily production startup.
  • Report job status/progress to Production Supervisor.
  • Maintain quality and safety control standards.
  • Effectively work with other departments to achieve the common goal


Communication Skills:

Required to be able to speak and understand the English language enough to understand the written and verbal instructions provided by management or other coworkers. Maintain and display a positive attitude and behavior in the workplace.


Physical Demands:

Ability to lift 50 Lbs.


Work Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts – Lock Out Tag Out experience required.
  • The employee is exposed to household and industrial chemicals and if improperly used may cause serious injury – Adherence to Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) required.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast pace deadline-oriented environment.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.



  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • 2 years set up experience in house or previous employer.
  • Programming: In-house training and trade school or minimum 2 years programming experience with Swiss Screw machines of equivalent or greater complexity as Tornos Deco2000.
  • 2 years min Swiss Screw Machine operation experience.

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