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Job Opening: Applications Engineer, Lexington, MA

Application Engineer
In this position, you will deliver advanced manufacturing engineering expertise to a rapidly expanding direct-to-customer manufacturing process. The selected candidate will be responsible for leading the design, development, and deployment of new product launch initiatives.

The Application Engineer will interact closely with the Process Engineers in each of the facilities by identifying equipment, defining process workflows, and calculating capacity & labor requirements. The successful candidate will also proactively communicate with internal software teams, marketing and finance departments, and be an integral member of the manufacturing engineering peer review team. This position reports to the Director of New Products Engineering and is located in Lexington, MA.


  • Lead cross-functional product development teams in order to define, specify, test, and implement new product launches (i.e. analyze product specifications for manufacturing fit, develop functional proof of concept tests)
  • Identify and develop engineering analysis for new technology implementations (i.e., automation of multi item order consolidation, creating inline manufacturing process from standalone work cells)
  • Key contributor to continuous improvement initiatives
  • Manage physical layout planning by process and facility flow
  • Document the conceptual & final engineering design process through implementation and post roll-out monitoring to ensure that all issues are driven to closure through root cause analysis
  • Provide Junior Manufacturing Engineer mentorship by promoting engineering knowledge transfer
  • Support new product process in both manufacturing facilities: Windsor, ON, Canada and Venlo, The Netherlands


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or industrial engineering; advanced degree preferred
  • 8+ years’ high volume manufacturing or warehouse & distribution experience
  • Demonstrated self-starter capable of excelling in a fast-paced, high-energy environment
  • Successful new process roll-outs in a manufacturing facility, providing reduced cost of goods sold, capacity improvement, and/or innovative methodology
  • Demonstrated fundamental engineering knowledge
  • Working knowledge of lean manufacturing philosophy
  • Ability to communicate ideas/solutions using well organized, comprehensive, written reports, group presentations, and one-on-one interactions
  • Expert level skills in AutoCAD, MS Office
  • Ability to travel 30%

A global company, VistaPrint employs more than 900 people and operates 18 localized web sites serving over 120 countries. We invite you to learn more about the outstanding technology opportunities at VistaPrint. See the technology you develop put to use as it builds a new industry. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer

For more information, contact:
Will Pallis
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