JR Automation Applications Engineer in Holland, Michigan

Applications Engineer Level 2

JR Automation was founded in 1980, and has grown to become one of the leading global systems integrators and solutions providers for the industrial automation industry. With over 2,000 employees at 23 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia, we are looking ahead towards continued success and expansion while servicing multiple industries, including automotive, aerospace, medical, and more. JR designs and builds highly integrated manufacturing systems, including robotic welding, testing, dispensing, material handling, and assembly solutions. JR?s customer base includes the world?s leading automotive, life sciences, aerospace, electronics, and industrial manufacturers. With a keen focus on technological innovation and a strong dedication to their employees, customers, and community, JR Automation is poised to continue its path toward further strategic growth and expansion.

JR Automation Technologies is seeking to grow our Applications Engineering team with skilled individuals that enjoy thinking outside the box in a team environment to solve practical problems with no standard solution. JR is a valued partner in the aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer products, food processing, furniture, medical, and pharmaceutical industries. The projects we work on offer broad and diverse experiences that strengthen and challenge individual and team skills resulting in innovative solutions.


  • Develop an accurate budget and quote that outlines key concept points, sequence of operations, and mechanical description.

  • Work with solutions that include robotics, vision, pneumatic, and motion control


  • Bachelor?s degree in Engineering

  • At least 2 years of experience utilizing 3D CAD, Pro Engineer and/or SolidWorks preferred.

  • 3+ years of working experience with conceptualizations, bills of material, sheet metal, fixtures, and machine design is required.

We realize and appreciate that our strength and competitive advantage is due to our capable team. Our employees are rewarded and recognized for performance. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit program that reflects JR?s high regard for our employees.