Job: Springfield, MA: Mechanical Engineers, Packaging Engineers or Industrial Engineers

*with Packaging Systems Design and Material Handling experience.


Successful candidates will design packaging equipment systems to meet the needs of clients in the food industry. This will include handling a variety of liquid, granular, fragile, and or viscous products to be properly packaged. Knowledge of working with these and a variety of other products is required. Coordination with other discipline engineers including process, structural, and architectural is required to deliver a seamless system. Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Point of contact for client, contractor and vendor communications
  • Research process requirements and develop design basis documentation
  • Develop equipment and service specifications
  • Development of schedules for discipline related design, procurement, installation and start-up
  • Manage vendor selection and equipment procurement
  • Final design engineering support and system acceptance testing
  • Develop and issue installation documentation
  • Develop system start-up and commissioning documentation
  • On-site installation supervision, start-up, and commissioning of related systems

Required Experience

  • A Bachelor degree in an engineering field
  • A fundamental comprehension of manufacturing and packaging process principles
  • Knowledge of machine and process design
  • Preparation of line balance documentation and process flow diagrams
  • Preparation of equipment specifications and purchase documentation
  • Equipment and facility layout design
  • Preparation of machine testing requirements and procedures
  • An understanding or experience with warehouse design and layout
  • Design knowledge of conveyance, wrapping, bagging, carton filling, bottling, case packing and palletizing
  • An understanding of sanitary design principals
  • Strong technical writing and communications skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Ability to travel to job sites and support construction & commissioning activities
  • Process simulation experience is a plus
Wynn Schoolnik
With 35+ years of HR experience, Wynn is an expert in staffing and recruiting. He has placed candidates at all levels within various business sectors.

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