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Applications Engineer

Parkinson Technologies Inc. Worcester, MA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Parkinson Technologies Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of large-scale winding, web-handling and plastics processing equipment, has an immediate opening for an Applications Engineer. The individual will report to the Manager of Applications Engineering and will be responsible for assessing product application requirements, developing sales proposals and conducting various inside sales and product management activities in support of the sales process.


  • Work with customers, Sales Managers, engineering personnel and suppliers to select or develop equipment and technology solutions consistent with customer requirements
  • Generate cost and price analyses and develop written sales proposals and concept drawings that effectively describe equipment and technology solutions and conditions of sale
  • Manage sales administration activities, including the order entry process, equipment specification confirmation, change-orders and coordination of machine testing
  • Develop long term working relationships with customers by joining Sales Managers on sales calls and supporting the sales process be developing and presenting product presentations
  • Participate in product development, product management and marketing activities

Functional Skills

  • Education: Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering; other engineering disciplines must be supported by demonstrated experience with machinery or process environments
  • Work Experience: 1-5 years experience in design, manufacture or technical sales of machinery or application of machinery in process environments; specific involvement in web handling and plastics processing is highly favorable
  • Computer Skills: Strong skills with Microsoft Office software suite in addition to having good capabilities or potential with 2D (Cadra or AutoCAD) and preferably 3D (SolidWorks) design software

Personal Skills

  • Excellent writing and speaking skills as demonstrated by the ability to communicate confidently and concisely, both personally and on behalf of the company
  • Very good conceptual design skills as demonstrated by the ability to translate complex process requirements into machinery and technology solutions
  • Strong work ethic with the initiative, energy and interpersonal skills necessary to achieve defined objectives, both individually and collaboratively
  • Ability and desire to attain the business acumen necessary to achieve an increasingly deeper understanding of the company, its products and the industry
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability and desire to juggle multiple priorities and deadlines without a high degree of manager involvement

Parkinson Technologies Inc.

Why Work Here?

A fantastic opportunity to work in a professional office within the engineering/manufacturing industry!!

Parkinson Technologies is an industry leader in the development, design and manufacturing of production-scale web processing machinery for the plastics, nonwovens, paper and specialty materials industries. The company’s brands include Dusenbery® Converting Systems, Marshall and Williams Plastics, Parkinson Winders and Key Filters. With a world-class pilot plant facility, Parkinson Technologies also offers its customers complete flexibility to conduct plastics sheet/film extrusion and orientation R&D and to produce commercially viable marketing samples. Parkinson Technologies’ customers include a broad range of companies, from venture-backed startups to Fortune 50 enterprises, all of whom demand innovative solutions to their web processing challenges. For more information, please visit


100 Goldstein Drive, Woonsocket, RI
Worcester, MA


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