We are looking for you Mechatronics Applications Engineer

Role Details

Global leader in precision motion and nano positioning systems, is hiring a Mechatronics Applications Engineer in the Bay Area.  Seeking an outgoing, friendly, technical minded individual to join our team for this customer facing role based out of Silicon Valley Tech Center & Applications Lab in Fremont, CA.  Required:  Minimum of 2 years industry experience.  Must love working with other technical customers to find technical solutions.  This role is 50% engineering and 50% customer relations, technical problem solving.  There is one role, advertised in different ways, one as intern-to-hire and one as a permanent role.  The right candidate will be offered the only role, so please only apply to one.  

PI offers an outstanding benefits package including:  

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA PPO medical plan with HSA
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Long term disability LTD
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k with company match
  • Dependent Care FSA
  • Generous paid time off

Mechatronics Applications Engineer duties: 

  • Collaborate with customers to identify the most suitable PI solutions for their applications.
  • Present products to visitors at the Tech Center showroom and at trade shows.
  • Recreate and test issues reported in the field to provide timely resolution.
  • Perform product installations and retrofits at customer sites.
  • Train customers on safe and proper use of PI products.
  • Report back industry trends from the field to sales and marketing to help drive next generation product development.
  • Upgrade and create new demo systems to keep the office showroom fresh and engaging.
  • 50% Engineering / 50% Customer Relations working with customers to solve problems, writing code, troubleshooting, integrations of our systems with customer hardware & software, some work on developing demos for trade shows and
  • On average 20% travel to Western half of US and occasional international travel

This is the type of role where the Mechatronics Applications Engineer will have a wide variety of duties and responsibilities.  The most successful candidate needs to be flexible and adaptable and willing to pitch in wherever needed.   

Requirements for Mechatronics Applications Engineer 

  • BS Engineering, Mechatronics, Physics or related field
  • US Citizen or Green Card required for this role
  • Experience with the following strengthens your candidacy:
    • PI Hardware/Software
    • ACS Motion Control Hardware/SPiiPlus Software
    • Piezo Actuators and Motors
    • Stepper, Servo, and Linear Motors
    • LabVIEW, MATLAB, Python, VB, C, C++
    • Industrial Automation Controls
  • Any offer of employment is dependent on the results of an initial drug test, background check, and motor vehicle report. 

PI (Physik Instrumente) LP is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

If, at any point in the application process (including hiring), a candidate would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability or a religious need, please email us at info@pi-usa.us Attn:  Human Resources and we'll be happy to engage in an interactive process with you.

Notice to Employment Agencies

This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by our internal Human Resources team. Your respect for this process is appreciated. PI does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and any resumes received will be ineligible for referral fees.  This is a direct hire. No agencies at this time, please no solicitations.