Applications Engineer

If you are a forward-thinking engineer interested in advancing the way humans work through tech, then keep reading! We are searching for one talented Applications Engineer to join our growing team at B2E Automation.

About Us

At B2E Automation we are on a mission to maximize human potential vertically, horizontally, and laterally. Traditional engineering companies provide equipment and leave the customer to worry about the logistical issues that arise. At B2E, we do things differently: we deliver intelligent, full-service solutions, workspaces, and processes optimized to meet our customers' needs. We consider ourselves experts in the fields of Industrial Automation, Robotics, and Automated Material Handling. But, with a finger to the pulse of innovation, our product and service offering is constantly advancing and evolving. We collaborate with a wide network of consultants and freelancers to ensure we always deliver state-of-the-art, empowering solutions to owners, plant managers, and engineering directors of manufacturing and warehousing facilities.


We are searching for a candidate with:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent experience in a similar controls industry role
  • 2+ years of experience utilizing 3D CAD, Pro Engineer and/or SolidWorks
  • 3+ years of experience working with conceptualizations, bills of material, sheet metal, fixtures, and machine design
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visio, and AutoCAD
  • The ability to read architectural, mechanical, and electrical blueprints
  • A solid understanding of basic electrical and mechanical control systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized with acute attention to detail
  • An analytical mind that can problem solve and propose creative solutions
  • Willingness and ability to travel to and from work sites
  • Customer service experience is highly valued

Duties and Responsibilities

A typical day may include:

  • Developing conceptual layouts and pricing and writing detailed technical proposals for customized automation projects
  • Collaborating with key members of engineering management to develop pricing and conceptual layouts for highly complex projects
  • Assisting engineers and other technical staff in the design and development of products, systems, processes, and equipment by analyzing technical problems and working closely with customer specifications
  • Communicating with third-party vendors and suppliers during the quoting process
  • Traveling to the customer’s site to make assessments and assist in project or product development
  • Providing sales presentations to customers
  • Obtaining and preparing detailed estimates of time, quantities, labor, and material costs required for work areas such as product design, testing, machine building, equipment installations, and manufacturing processes
  • Assembling and collecting all necessary technical information and customer specifications from engineering and sales and marketing teams to prepare detailed proposals
  • Analyzing material and writing clear, concise initial drafts
  • Selecting, organizing, editing and revising proposals
  • Sending proposals to customers by the most efficient route to ensure they arrive on or before the deadline date
  • Supporting and advising the engineering and sales and marketing teams on special projects
  • Defining the scope of work that is sufficient to allow the project manager and project team to begin work
  • Preparing cost estimates and releasing them to the project manager at the beginning of a project
  • Other adjacent duties, as required

Contract Details

  • Full-time
  • Competitive salary based on your level of experience
  • Based in Naperville, IL

Like What You Read?

If you’re excited by the prospect of working at the forefront of engineering technology with a world-class employer that values your technical skill and hands-on approach, then we invite you to apply. We greatly look forward to receiving a resume with a cover letter detailing why you are distinctly suited to the role.