Shakopee MN

ENGINEERING: Application Engineer – Mechanical Brakes

Job Description

The KEB mechanical team is growing! This position is for engineers who want to work directly with customers to solve problems, while gaining technical sales experience. This role involves the application of KEB mechanical clutches and brakes to automated systems in collaboration with potential OEMs and system integrator customers. Additionally, you will gain technical sales experience by providing sales quotes and forecasts to our customers to further grow and expand our business.

This position may require some travel within the USA and Canada (approx. 20% of the time).

Key Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Write relevant technical documentation & manuals
  • Draft new product specifications and engineering work orders
  • Visit customer sites for product start-ups
  • Size, select, and recommend KEB products to customers
  • Offer technical support and troubleshooting over the phone


Specific Technical Skills (May be learned on the job)

  • Provide excellent customer support
  • Write relevant technical documentation & manuals
  • Create product quotations
  • Create sales presentations and other marketing material
  • Share application knowledge through writing and speaking
  • Provide product trainings in-house and at customer sites



  • Competitive pay
  • 401(k) and match
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Health saving account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term and long-term insurance
  • Paid time off (PTO) and paid holidays
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Flexible schedule
  • Educational assistance
  • Growth opportunities
  • And more!


**Job Description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.**