Design Engineer

Location: Spokane, WA and Ashland, VA


Your role with us:

As a Design Engineer for Pearson Packaging Systems, you will prepare detailed secondary packaging equipment designs based on written and verbal specifications of desired machinery functions. You will prepare detailed specification, BOM’s, and cost estimates for our customers, and also supervise design support functions and troubleshoot issues as necessary from the development through commissioning. You will provide support to Sales, Project Management, Assembly, and Service both in the field and on the phone as needed.

Does this sound like you?

You have advanced technical skills.  You have experience with solid modeling design, preferably Autodesk Inventor. You can prepare thorough and detailed packaging machinery designs.

You are a strong communicator.  Technical skills? Check. But can you also provide sound design judgement and contribute technical knowledge to cross-functional teams in a professional manner? 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, Service, Project Management, and Assembly teams to deliver quality products to our customers
  • Through designing high-performing, robust, reliable, and competitively priced machine solutions for our customers.
  • By quickly and creatively solving design challenges, allowing machines to be delivered on-time and within scope


What you will need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of related experience
  • Ability to prepare thorough and detailed machinery designs
  • Demonstrated knowledge of solid modeling design and machine design. Robotics integration experience is a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Excellent technical, verbal communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills


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.
  • Time and time again, we have been recognized amongst the most progressive workplaces in our industry.
Pearson Packaging Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.