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ITW Applications Engineer in Norwood, Massachusetts

Instron is a global organization that designs, manufactures, sells and services mechanical testing systems.

Have you ever wondered how a potato chip always has the right crispiness level? Or, how your game controller can survive several drops whether you are excited for your win or upset by a loss? How about eyewear being able to withstand impact forces? Visit Instron’s YouTube Channel to see our customer’s applications. And, check out Facebook Watch at for additional video.

Our systems are trusted by 95% of the world’s largest manufacturing companies to gather critical data, informing the design of components and materials. You will find that our established strength, commitment to our core values and team focus provides an engaging work environment and offers exceptional opportunities for personal and career development.

We have an exciting opportunity to join the team responsible for managing our premier product line – electromechanical testing systems. As an Applications Engineer your role will include a unique blend of expert applications consulting, sales support, product marketing, and business development within a wide array of industries ranging from biomedical to food, textiles to plastics.

The main responsibility of this position will be to become proficient in our extensive line of testing equipment, accessories and software, and to utilize that technical and product knowledge to create marketing collateral. Sales support is also required to solve testing challenges tailored to unique materials and product testing applications. This position will involve close and detailed contact with our customers and field sales force to produce complex system proposals, pursue custom product requests, resolve customer issues and build customer relationships. In addition, you will be required to conduct product demonstrations, sales presentations, and be involved in training the sales, service, and support staff on the use of our products.

Travel to customer sites, technical conferences, exhibitions, and seminars may represent up to 25% of work time.

Successful candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree in engineering (preferably Mechanical Engineering or Materials Science), with some relevant commercial work experience or an interest in either sales or marketing. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills are also required for this challenging role.

This position offers a competitive salary, hybrid work arrangements, plus the opportunity to take advantage of many trainings and certifications offered by the Company. Enjoy a friendly, modern, fast paced working environment with a goal of individual and team growth.

Take this opportunity to join a successful team where you can make an immediate impact. Enjoy a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, life and LTD insurance, 401k (with match), and a 100% tuition reimbursement program.

Instron is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

_All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. _

ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.