Application Engineer (Mid-West USA)

Telecommute · Detroit, Michigan, United States · Application Engineering


Mid-West USA, close to hub airport.

The position is based in the United States, working from your home office in close cooperation with our US Sales force. Domestic and international travel (average 20- 30% of your time within USA and some company meetings in UK) is required therefore you should be located close to a hub airport.

Initially, the successful candidate will spend a period of up to 3 months working from the company headquarters based in Cambridge, UK.

The Application Engineer role will appeal to engineers or scientists with an interest in materials, keen to combine their technical knowledge with the enthusiasm, energy, and ambition required for a customer-facing role.

You will be working closely with our US commercial teams to help leading engineering enterprises to manage and apply vital information about their engineering materials, helping to optimize the product development process. This will involve organizations from industry sectors such as: aerospace, automotive, oil and gas, defense, medical, personal electronics, wind energy and more.

About Granta

Granta is a software company, the leader in the specialised field of materials information technology. This is where materials science and engineering meet software and IT. We enable companies to manage vital information about their materials, and to apply this information to make better decisions. We support universities in teaching the next generation of scientists, engineers, and designers. We’re helping these organisations to develop ‘material intelligence’ and, ultimately, to ensure development of better, greener, safer products.

Granta started over 20 years ago at Cambridge University, where we maintain strong links. Our high-quality, global customer base includes businesses such as Airbus, Boeing, General Electric, General Motors, Jaguar Land Rover, Johnson & Johnson, Rolls-Royce, NASA, and Siemens Wind Power as well as most of the world’s leading universities.

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