Applications Engineer

Location: US General


Your role with us:

As an Applications Engineer for Pearson Packaging Systems, you will work closely with our Sales Team and customers to transform the customer’s vision into reality by providing technical system details while keeping Pearson’s solutions highly competitive. You will determine the configuration of complex Engineered Systems, prepare the supporting data for proposals, and travel with our Sales team as a technical liaison, participating in both live and online meetings to clarify concepts for customers and assist in closing business.

Does this sound like you?

You have advanced technical skills.  You have experience in the design and presentation of complete end-of-line secondary packaging equipment systems and proposals. Engineering, controls, robotics, system throughput, material handling, and systems integration are all in your personal toolkit.

You are a strong communicator.  Technical skills? Check. Can you also explain concepts to customers in a way that gives them a clear understanding of the system and demonstrate the value of our products? Strong communication skills are critical to this role.

You can navigate through change.  You see change as an opportunity to improve rather than an obstacle to overcome. You can modify solutions to quickly adapt to customer requests.


How you will contribute to our growth:

  • By working alongside our Sales team as a technical liaison to close business, you will be growing our Customer base.
  • Keep our proposed systems highly competitive
  • Clearly demonstrate and communicate the value of Pearson products to Customers and conduct technical sales training
  • Maintain engineered systems library and product portfolios


What you will need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in an Engineering related field
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering, controls, robotics, system throughput, material handling, and systems integration
  • Experience in the design and presentation of complete end-of-line secondary packaging systems/proposals that may include robotic case and carton loading, palletizing equipment as well as multiple OEM specified pieces of equipment such as stretch wrappers, conveyors, metal detectors and coding machinery, etc.
  • Experience in product handling methodologies and concepts
  • Proficient in Autodesk AutoCAD for purpose of solution layouts
  • Training and proficiency in robotic simulations tools
  • Proficient in Allen-Bradley controls systems is a plus


What we will offer you:

  • Competitive industry compensation
  • Our top-tier Health and Wellness Plan offers ease of mind and ensures that you and your family are well taken care of
  • Work where you live. We understand the freedom and flexibility remote work offers our employees and are exceptionally well-equipped to support our team members across the United States
  • Time and time again, we have been recognized amongst the most progressive workplaces in our industry
Pearson Packaging Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.