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Applications Engineer Production Leak Detection

Company: INFICON
Location: East Syracuse
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview:
INFICON is a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and Smart Manufacturing/Industry 4.0 software solutions that enhance productivity and quality of tools, processes, and complete factories. These analysis, measurement and control products are essential for gas leak detection in air conditioning/refrigeration and automotive manufacturing. They are vital to equipment manufacturers and end-users in the complex fabrication of semiconductors and thin film coatings for optics, flat panel displays, solar cells and industrial vacuum coating applications. Other users of our vacuum-based processes include the life sciences, research, aerospace, packaging, heat treatment, laser cutting and many other industrial processes. We also leverage our expertise in vacuum technology to provide unique, toxic chemical analysis products for emergency response, security, and environmental health and safety.
Job Description:

  • Work in a team environment to provide Application Engineering Support for Leak Detection in all markets.

  • This position will be based in Syracuse, NY with focus on Central and Eastern USA Customers.

  • This is an exciting new position for someone who is interested in learning our products and applications and developing the skills to become a world class Applications Engineer for the Market Leading Tracer Gas Leak Detection Company.

    To be successful you must be able to:

    • Commit to and complete the applications 16-24 week training program AND/OR demonstrate equivalent technical level.

    • Commit to learning and understanding leak detection machine design, including sensitivity, measurement certainty, cycle time, sequence of events, capital cost, return on investment (ROI), vacuum physics, atmospheric testing physics, tooling, PLC and Digital Communication.

    • Learn the INFICON SAP system and research processes as needed to support customers and KAMs and contribute to the Customer Relationship Management system (CRM)

    • Provide technical and applications support with limited guidance by supervisor.

    • Provide INFICON Key Account Managers and management with feedback on products, accounts, and competitive trends as observed while carrying out the position standard job functions.

    • Under minimal supervision and using judgment and discretion interface with our internal and external customers and make recommendations concerning Applications. Inside INFICON contribute to improving our position in the market via product line revisions.

    • Act as a role model by responding and assisting all customers in a positive and supportive manner.

    • Maintain INFICON's ISO 9001 registration by keeping procedures and policies up-to-date, recommending improvements as appropriate, and maintaining an awareness of pertinent procedures in all departments.

    • Must be willing to travel approximately 40% of the time.

    • Perform other duties as assigned.

      In addition, you will need the following skills and education:

      • A Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, or equivalent technical area:

      • Strong People Skills and Adaptability to focus on excellence in customer satisfaction

      • High level of Ownership, Accountability and commitment to goal setting and achievement

      • Instrument and/or Production Engineering experience is requested.

      • Must have computer experience MS Office with strong excel and power point skills.


        • Persuasion: Intermediate

        • Troubleshooting: Some Knowledge

        • Analytic/Problem Solving: Intermediate

        • Testing: Intermediate

        • Mechanical aptitude: Intermediate


          • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

          • Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause

          • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

          • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity


            • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

            • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

            • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business


              • Bachelors or better in Engineering


                • 1 year: Production Leak Testing OR Instrument Metrology and Test Engineering

                  Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
                  The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: INFICON, Syracuse , Applications Engineer Production Leak Detection, Engineering , East Syracuse, New York

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