Application Engineer (USA – Pacific region)

“OPEN MIND is not just a name, it’s our attitude.”

This statement by Volker Nesenhöner, CEO of OPEN MIND Technologies AG, sums up everything that makes OPEN MIND the exceptional company it is. It is the unconventional mindset of our employees and their passion for perfect programming and efficient manufacturing that has made us one of the world’s most sought-after manufacturers of CAM solutions for machine- and controller-independent programming. The resulting highly attractive corporate culture attracts and retains only the best employees.

OPEN MIND Technologies USA provides sales and service for hyperMILL® CAM software directly to end-user customers and through independent dealers in North America. hyperMILL® is developed by our parent company, OPEN MIND Technologies AG of Munich Germany.

The candidate will be motivated and work independently, and together with the OPEN MIND team currently located across the country. The candidate should be based in the southern California to augment the existing regional team.

The emphasis of this job includes:

  • pre-sales demonstrations
  • support cutting benchmarks
  • post-sales customer support
  • software installation and training services
  • participating in trade shows and partner events


  • Candidates should have at least 5 years of Application Engineering experience in CAD/CAM, strong computer skills, shop-floor or manufacturing engineering experience , and have strong personal and communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Multi-axis milling and multi-task machining experience is preferred.
  • Competence with SolidWorks or Autodesk Inventor is a plus, as well as practical knowledge of Heidenhain, Siemens and Fanuc controls for multi-axis applications. Knowledge of German or Spanish language is helpful, but is not required.
  • The job requires some travel in US and Canada, and occasionally overseas as well. Most travel should be in Pacific region.

Be part of our success – Apply now!

Principals only

Alan Levine
Phone: +1 (888) 516 1232x102

<pOPEN MIND offers a strong compensation and benefits package including fixed salary and variable commission, direct deposit payroll, medical, dental and vision group insurance, disability insurance, Flexible Spending reimbursement account, Simple IRA retirement plan with company match, life insurance, and ample vacation days and company holidays.</p>