Director of Applications Engineering – Systems Solutions

Location: US General


We are looking for a highly motivated Director of Applications Engineering to lead the applications engineering team. The qualified individual will be responsible for ensuring that Pearson products are competitively priced, and that the solutions developed will meet the operational needs of our customers.


  • Develop and empower Applications Engineering organization and team strategies that support the direction and goals of the business
  • Participate and leads pre-sales support for product & system solutions, ensuring Pearson is positioned to maximize market opportunity with minimal risk and maximum margin potential
  • Oversee and manage (directly or indirectly) the Applications Engineering team that provides technical/application clarifications, expertise, and support to modify packaging solutions
  • Develop, implement, monitor and communicate the processes, strategies, and standards to the Applications Engineering teams to ensure they are globally integrated
  • Plan, organize, staff, and build teams to meet business objectives; supports team development through implementation of their personal development plans, goal setting, and timely performance reviews;  develops metrics to ensure the personnel are properly trained and certified
  • Take a lead role managing and participating in critical customer problem resolution


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with a minimum of seven years experience managing engineering teams
  • Demonstrated experience working with Sales on the pre-sale support of technical solutions
  • Excellent technical, verbal communication, presentation, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to accept responsibility and accountability of new and varied assignments
  • Travel requirement up to 20%


  • Competitive pay DOE
  • Top-tier benefit plan including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long-Term Disability, and EAP
  • 401K with matching contributions
Pearson Packaging Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.