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Application Engineer

Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. (MMU), located in St. Paul, MN is the master importer of Matsuura machining centers in the United States. We deliver unmatched excellence in high speed and high precision CNC machine tools. As the U.S. subsidiary of Matsuura Machinery Corporation in Japan, Matsuura USA provides the service, applications, and technical field support that have always been the Matsuura standard for business.

As we continue to expand and grow, we are seeking proficient and knowledgeable individuals who are eager to be a part of our Matsuura family and maintain our premium CNC machine tool reputation.

MMU is proud to offer employees benefits including medical, dental, and vision. MMU is also proud to offer 401(k), life insurance, long term disability, voluntary short term disability, PTO and holidays.

Job Responsibilities

The Matsuura Application Engineer’s objective is to train and support dealer engineers and/or Matsuura customers in the operation and troubleshooting of all Matsuura machining centers for machine software, machining applications, cutting conditions, control functions, and Fanuc 5 axis functions. Application engineers will typically perform time studies, test cuts, CAM and manual programming, create CAD models, setup and execute machine cutting demos for both showroom machines and technical workshops/open houses, as well as troubleshoot machine functions and Matsuura software. The Matsuura Application Engineer will be responsible for resolving multifaceted challenges that exceed the scope of Matsuura distributor’s ability. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Travel to customer's facility to provide training and support on Matsuura machines, controls and software.
  • Provide comprehensive training to distributors and customers as wells as assistance over e­mail and phone.
  • Utilize machine tool manuals, technical documents, internal and vendor resources to research machine issues.
  • Create and maintain proper documentation regarding machine operation and support for software and add on functions. Matsuura Application Engineer will provide detailed feedback to management, distributors and customers.
  • Possess and maintain an in-­depth knowledge of machine tool industry and Matsuura Machinery product lines.
  • Produce technical bulletins and documentation for factory updates and changes to functions or software.

Job Skills / Requirements

  • Qualified candidate must possess a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in 5 axis machining center programming, setup, and operation.
  • Basic Macro B programming skills required.
  • 2 year technical degree in machine tool technology is preferred.
  • Excellent technical, communication, and presentation skills as well as the ability to read and interpret drawings and schematics are required.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills are required.
  • Experience with FANUC is required. Experience with Yasnac and/or Siemens is desired.
  • Travel is required.
  • Candidate must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test.
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Matsuura Machinery USA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer