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Application Engineer



Software Engineering
Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Company Description

Vention helps some of the most innovative manufacturing companies automate their production floor in just a few days. Vention's online-first manufacturing automation platform (MAP) enables its clients to design, automate, order, and deploy manufacturing equipment directly from their web browser.

Vention is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with offices in Berlin and Boston, and is used in over 3,000 factories on 5 continents. As one of Canada’s Most Admired Cultures and Great Place to Work, we are a performance driven culture that cares deeply about happiness. We like ambitious goals, facts & data, and constructive debates. But at the same time, we know that we can’t repeatedly push ourselves if we are not surrounded by an uplifting and caring work environment. Those two sides of our culture, feed each other and are safeguarded with the same level of attention. Our values & principles include:

  • We make our clients successful - we do what’s right for our customers, even when it makes our roles more challenging.
  • We execute and deliver - we set ambitious goals for ourselves and are energized about meeting them.
  • We debate, then commit - we challenge our own perspectives and ideas in pursuit of the best solutions.
  • We innovate to inspire - we value innovation in products, user experiences, and business practices.
  • We collaborate to achieve more - we work as one team to achieve more than we would on our own.
  • We empower our people to reach their full potential - we hold ourselves to high standards but know when to celebrate progress & achievements

Job Description

As an Application Engineer you will create automated designs and collaborate with our Account Executives by advising clients on industrial solutions. In this role, you will provide designing insights to our clients using our Vention CAD. You’ll work closely with stakeholders on hundreds of industrial automation projects—and gain an insider’s knowledge of leading automotive, robotics, and aerospace companies.

In this role, you will:

  • You work closely with customers at flagship manufacturing companies to understand their requirements and create effective solutions/design using Vention 3D MachineBuilder and library of modular components
  • You lead design review sessions with clients to provide feedback and insight on their design
  • You review peers and users’ designs for performance, structural integrity, efficiency, and quality
  • You create custom parts and drawings using SolidWorks
  • You contribute to the development of Vention parts library and CAD by providing continuous feedback to our hardware and software team to improve the product
  • You provide training on designing with the MachineBuilder to clients and colleagues
  • You test and troubleshoot designs assembled in-house prior to shipment


  • You have an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering or any other relevant engineering programs
  • You demonstrated experience, either in a work or school-related setting, in mechanical design
  • You have strong communication skills, and it comes easy to you presenting to clients
  • You have demonstrated the ability to provide white glove customer services
  • You are passionate about daily client interactions and mechanical design

Additional Information

How We Take Care of You

  • Flexible paid time off and remote work policies
  • Complimentary beverages and snacks so that you are fueled and ready for your day
  • Global comprehensive health plans so you feel your best
  • Career growth opportunities. Your future matters.
  • Fun-filled social events curated based on diverse interests for our team to celebrate together. From sponsored sports teams to trivia nights
  • Time off to volunteer and give back to your community.

What to Expect in Your Interview

  • Initial Call
  • Meet the Team
  • Challenge
  • Decision & Offer

Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity

Our culture is an uplifting environment for high achievers. The fast-paced, high-performance environment will give you the opportunity to build products, processes and strategies that will have a lasting impact.

When you join Vention, you join a team of professionals with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives. Together, we strive to nurture a supportive and inclusive work environment for all. We push each other to achieve extraordinary results and forge long term relationships as a result of the intensity and passion.

We’re passionate about helping you do your best work. Claim your seat and find out what you can do!

If you're unsure if your experience perfectly matches our job posting, we encourage you to apply anyway! We are happy to chat and get to know you better while you can understand the role as well.