A Division of Pearson Packaging Systems

Applications Engineer (PSSG) - Remote or Spokane, WA

  • Posted: October 23, 2018
  • Location: US General


Flexicell is a Pearson Packaging Systems Company. Pearson Systems Solutions Group (PSSG) is a Pearson business unit dedicated to the more complex turnkey packaging solutions. The PSSG Applications Engineer will conceptualize, design, and present complex system solutions to top-tier food, beverage and personal care manufacturers in a wide variety of manufacturing plant environments in the US and worldwide. He or she must be familiar with and use technical language with current and potential customers to engage in solution-based, consultative selling. Both local and remote applicants encouraged to apply.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Sales department to determine technical requirements of customer needs and develop a solution that meets or exceeds customer expectations
  • Partner with Project Management to transfer project details and documentation after the successful sale of the system
  • Ensure Marketing collateral is effectively communicated to end users
  • Develop and manage proper documentation and supporting materials regarding customer solution
  • Act as the technical expert and ensure concepts and solution costs are clearly explained
  • Maintain a dynamic portfolio of quoted and sold solutions for future reference
  • Conduct technical sales training
  • Up to 25% anticipated travel


  • BA in Engineering or technically-related field
  • Minimum five years experience in the packaging industry
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of engineering, controls, robotics, material handling, and systems integration
  • AutoCAD proficiency required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially regarding customer relations and presentations
  • Superior teamwork skills and ability to work tactfully and positively with different departments


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


Flexicell is an Equal Opportunity Employer