WHY VISUAL COMPONENTS?

Great Place To Work 2016-2020

At Visual Components, our most valuable assets are our employees. Their dedication to our mission and each other is the reason for our success as a company, and awesomeness as a team. It’s how we’ve flourished as a business for 20 years, developed amazing products that our customers love, and grown into one of the leading companies in our industry.

One of the things we take the most pride in is the diversity of our team. With 70 employees from 20 different nationalities spread across three countries, we’re truly a global company. The different experiences and perspectives everyone brings to the Visual Components family is what makes us so special.

If you’re interested in joining a world-class team with an ambitious mission, check out our open positions and get in contact with us!

 

Visual Components is a leading global provider of 3D factory simulation software. We offer machine builders, system integrators, and manufacturers a simple, quick, and cost-effective way to build and simulate their total process solutions. Our powerful simulation suite consists of modular solutions packages which provide the optimal solution for every unit from sales to engineering.

Founded in 1999, by a Finnish-American team of simulation experts, we were one of the first to spot the opportunities of making 3D simulation mainstream with reusable simulation components. Besides the headquarters in Finland, Visual Components has subsidiaries in Michigan USA and Munich Germany in addition to a global partner network of OEMs, engineering consultants and resellers.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Application Engineer for technical and sales support to join our multicultural and growing team of professionals at our office in Munich Germany.

What we are looking for:

You should be a graduate with a Masters or Bachelor degree, or about to graduate, in one of the following lines of education:

  • Production Engineer
  • Automation Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Computer sciences

 Your skills should include: 

  • Good programming skills
    • Python and/or .NET programming is a plus
  • Experience with 3D simulation and/or 3D modeling
    • experience using our products either at work or school is considered an advantage
    • rigid body kinematics skills is a plus
  • Experience of software testing and QA is a plus
  • Fluency in English and German
  • Excellent customers’ support attitude
  • Outgoing, positive and adaptable personality

Visual Components Application Engineers are responsible of providing pre- and post-sales customer support, software testing and component modeling services. As a member of the team you would be taking part in the following tasks:

  • Pre-sales customer presentations
  • Customer and partner support
  • Software testing
  • Simulation component modelling
  • Customer trainings

 What we offer:

We are not only looking for someone to just “do the job”, but to share our values and become a full member of the Visual Components family. We offer you the support of a very international team, energetic and motivating working environment and a competitive salary.

Interested? Please send your CV and cover letter application to chris.douglass@visualcomponents.com. We go through applications on a daily basis, so make sure you apply as soon as possible. The position will be filled as soon as the right person has been found.

Visual Components Group is growing globally and is now searching for a Sales Assistant/Office Manager to help supporting our growing team in sales and administrative functions. In this position you will provide support to Visual Components North America (VCNA) sales team in terms of processing purchase orders, lead follow-up, CRM maintenance and office management.  Additionally, this position will perform typical administrative type functions to support VCNA General Manager and VCNA team as required.

This position is part-time, 24 hours per week, with a flexible work schedule.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Processing of incoming Purchase Orders
  • Scheduling software solution review meetings with potential customers
  • Managing needs of the office in terms of supplies, mail, travel, catering activities, event scheduling, etc.
  • Completing / managing / maintaining supplier forms from our customers
  • Completing internal sales paperwork in preparation for software solution reviews
  • Assisting with lead follow-up and CRM management
  • Following up on past due accounts

 

Requirements for the applicant:

  • Knowledge of a CRM system, preferably Microsoft Dynamics
  • Familiarity with W-9 and other forms for completion of supplier documents
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Desire to have fun and win the game
  • Patience and persistence
  • Concur travel and expense system (or equivalent) is highly preferred
  • Preferably an Associate degree in business or communication

 

What we offer:

We are not only looking for someone to just “do the job”, but to share our values and become a full member of the Visual Components family. We offer you the support of a very international team, energetic and motivating working environment and a competitive salary.

Interested? Please send your CV and an application to chris.wiegandt@visualcomponents.com. We go through applications on a daily basis, so make sure you apply as soon as possible. The position will be filled as soon as the right person has been found.