Electrical Design Engineer - Ashland, VA


Flexicell, a Pearson Packaging Systems Company, helps high volume manufacturers and distributors primarily in the food and beverage industry to automate their secondary packaging processes. As a pioneer in its field, Flexicell has extensive expertise in the design, manufacture and integration of robotic solutions for picking, packing and palletizing applications. As part of Pearson Packaging Systems, Flexicell supports the entire end-of-line including erecting, packing, sealing, palletizing and full line integration.

The Electrical Design Engineer will provide electrical engineering and design knowledge required for the design and maintenance of automated packaging machinery. Principal responsibilities:

  • Prepare detailed designs and programs based on written and verbal specifications of machinery function (20%)
  • Create specifications, BOMs and cost estimates for customer-driven requirements (20%)
  • Supply electrical drawings for assigned projects (40%)
  • Troubleshoot panel build, assembly and service issues as required
  • Provide infield and phone support to customers
  • Perform project-related testing of products and materials
  • Assist sales, assembly and manufacturing when needed


  • Demonstrated ability to prepare thorough and detailed designs and programs
  • Contributes technical knowledge and sound design judgment in a professional manner
  • Excellent technical, verbal communication, organization and problem-solving skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • One year AutoCAD Electrical experience
  • Thorough understanding of NFPA 70, 70E and 79 standards


  • Base salary + performance-based incentives
  • Earning potential DOE
  • Top-tier benefit plan including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, EAP
  • 401K with matching contributions

Pearson Packaging Systems and Flexicell are Equal Opportunity Employers

TO APPLY: Please send your resume to jobs@pearsonpkg.com