Application Engineer - TPU Business at Gates Corporation

Posted in Engineering 11 days ago.

Location: Salem, New Hampshire

Job Description:

Are you inspired by challenging the status quo? Do you thrive in collaborative environments that drive results? If so, Gates could be for you.

Gates is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. We push the boundaries of material science to engineer solutions that continually exceed customer expectations.

Let's simplify it* think belts and hoses. Found in motorcycles, conveyor belts, cars, tractors, blenders, vacuum cleaners, bicycles, & 3D printers just to name a few. Because why not do it all?


A person in this position provides technical support for belt applications to customers and our sales team. This position is also involved in developing new products and improving existing ones.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: : <List the essential functions that are core to this position and represent at least 5% of the incumbent's time>.Other duties may be assigned beyond the core functions listed below.



Customer Service:

*Provides technical support to customers, sales, and manufacturing personnel on existing andnew applications.




* customer staff on Gates belting products and applications

* end-users on how to splice, weld belts and other belt fabrication methods



Design and development of new products and associated processes. Includes, creation of drawings, specifications, bill of materials and routings



Contribution to marketing materials



Product improvement



Development and use of testing equipment and procedures



On-site belting installations at customer sites

ABOUT YOU: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • AS in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline is the minimum requirement.

  • 3-5 years' experience in engineering field with emphasis on machine design

  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time

  • Sound understanding of mechanical engineering fundamentals and machine shop practices.

  • Good working knowledge of computer-aided-design (CAD) software; SolidWorks knowledge is preferred.

  • Knowledge of components in motion control and industrial automation systems.

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Good written and verbal communication. Must be able to effectively communicate application/product requirements and interact with customers, sales, design, and manufacturing teams.

  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Knowledge and ability to use all MS Office Products


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Travel to and from customer sites for education purposes and product advice, installation, and training.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Gates Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, age, disability, pregnancy, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other consideration defined by law.

Please be advised that Gates Corporation does not accept resumes from third-party recruiters.