Application Engineer (Hybrid Remote in Chicago, IL or Milwaukee or Appleton, WI)

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Job Description

Rockwell Automation is the largest company in the world dedicated to industrial automation and a global leader in digital transformation. A $6+ billion dollar company, with 23,000 employees, and problem solvers, dedicated to our customers, in more than 100 countries. Here, we connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to make the world more intelligent, more connected and more productive. From improving the production of medicines that boost human health to reducing waste in an oil and gas plant, the work we do changes how we live.

We truly believe we are doing things never before possible, and we need the brightest minds to help make that happen - the makers, the forward thinkers, the problem solvers. That's where you come in.

This position is a Hybrid- Remote role, 2-3 days/week, in our Chicago, IL office, or our Milwaukee, WI headquarters, or our Appleton, WI office. It reports to our Commercial Engineering Manager.

The Asset Management Application Engineer positively affects the success of the Rockwell Automation business by being proactively involved in many diverse, fast paced, challenging projects that help enable the larger Rockwell Automation sales channel. The primary focus of this role will be working with our Marketing, Sales, and Engineering organizations to enable our customers' successful implementation of asset management and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS), using Rockwell Automation products.

This role requires excellent communication skills and the ability to work with geographically and organizationally diverse teams, in addition to strong application engineering skills. The position will require some travel, up to 15%, to support overall business objectives such as trade shows, training, team meetings, and customer visits.

In addition, this role includes the following responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain personal technical expertise and commercial knowledge of Rockwell Automation products and industrial automation environments and applications
  • Serve as a technical expert to support marketing and sales organizations in asset management and maintenance management systems related pre-sales customer engagements, including system architecture reviews and recommendations
  • Prepare technical documentation, presentations, webinars, videos, and other tools to improve sales force and domain expert effectiveness in asset management related topics
  • Support trade shows through the creation of presentations, demonstrations, and/or hands on labs
  • Conduct customer demonstrations remotely and in Customer Solution and Experience Centers


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, other related discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Ability to Travel 15%
  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.


Preferred Qualifications
  • 2 to 5+ years of experience in the manufacturing industry
  • Understanding and experience implementing asset management or maintenance management systems in industrial automation environments
  • Preferred experience with control automation equipment and associated programming software products.
  • Preferred experience with Rockwell Automation's Integrated Architecture software portfolio, including but not limited to FactoryTalk AssetCentre, Fiix, Studio 5000 Logix Designer and View Designer, FactoryTalk Security, and FactoryTalk View Machine Edition/Site Edition, etc.
  • Awareness or experience with Rockwell Automation's Integrated Architecture hardware portfolio, including but not limited to ControlLogix PLCs, PanelView HMI (Plus, 5000, etc.), Servo/Variable Frequency Drives, Stratix Switches, Industrial PCs, etc.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, including solid business/technical writing skills, and the ability to present topics to medium to large sized groups
  • Ability to organize ones time in a fast paced and frequently changing environment


We offer a Flexible Work Schedule where you will work with your manager to enjoy a work schedule that can flex with your personal life.

This position is part of a job family. Experience will be the determining factor for position level and compensation

Who we are

We are a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to expand what is humanly possible, making the world more productive and more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, we employ approximately 23,000 problem solvers dedicated to our customers in more than 100 countries.

EEO Statement

Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans. If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7427.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7247.
More Information on Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation operates in the Hardware industry. The company is located in Milwaukee, WI, Cleveland, OH, Chelmsford, MA and Bellevue, WA. Rockwell Automation was founded in 1903. It has 22000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 141 open jobs at Rockwell Automation, click here.
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