Applications Engineer

  • 825 University Ave, Norwood, MA 02062, USA
  • Full-time
  • FLSA Status: Exempt

Company Description

At Instron, we build products that ensure safety critical devices and materials stay together…by tearing them apart!  We are a global organization that designs, manufactures, sells and services material testing systems. Our systems are trusted by 95% of the world’s largest manufacturing companies to gather critical data, informing the design of materials and components. 

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity to join the team responsible for managing our premier product line – electromechanical testing systems.  As an Applications Engineer your role will include a unique blend of expert applications consulting, sales support, product marketing and business development, within a wide array of industries ranging from biomedical to food, textiles to plastics.

The main responsibility of this position will be to become proficient in our extensive line of testing equipment, accessories and software and to utilize that technical and product knowledge to create marketing collateral, to provide sales support and to solve testing challenges tailored to unique materials and product testing applications.  This position will involve close and detailed contact with our customers and field sales force to produce complex system proposals, pursue custom product requests, resolve customer issues and build customer relationships.  In addition, you will be required to conduct product demonstrations, sales presentations, and be involved in training the sales, service and support staff on the use of our products. 

Travel to customer sites, technical conferences, exhibitions, and seminars may represent up to 25% of work time (currently limited by COVID-19 restrictions).


Successful candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree in engineering (preferably Mechanical Engineering or Materials Science), with some relevant commercial work experience or an interest in either sales or marketing.  Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills are also required for this challenging role.

Additional Information

Take this opportunity to join a successful and enthusiastic team where you can make a significant impact immediately.  Enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that includes health, dental, life and LTD insurance, 401k (with match), and a 100% tuition reimbursement program. 

Instron is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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