Mechanical Engineer - Vernon Hills, IL


The Mechanical Engineer will provide engineering design knowledge and skills required for the design, application and maintenance of automated packaging machinery.  Qualified Candidates will be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures in the field of Electro-Mechanical equipment design and manufacturing.  This position will also be responsible for:

  • Preparing detailed designs based on written and verbal specifications of desired machinery function.
  • Preparing detailed specifications, BOM’s and cost estimates for customer driven requirements.
  • Troubleshooting problems occurring during development, fabrication, assembly, or commissioning of machinery.
  • Supervising design support functions as required to facilitate delivery of assigned projects.
  • Providing in-field and phone support for Service related activities. Travel up to 25% may be required.
  • Supporting Sales, Project Management, Assembly and Manufacturing functions, as required.
  • Providing Engineering support to product life-cycle management and other processes as assigned. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Solid Modeling design experience. Autodesk Inventor experience preferred.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in machinery design.
  • Robotic integration experience a plus.


  • Base Salary
  • Earning potential DOE
  • Top-tier benefit plan including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, EAP
  • 401K with matching contributions

Pearson Packaging Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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