Iowa - US Full Time 2 weeks ago


Great Benefits Including:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • 401K 
  • Education Assistance
  • Vacation and Holiday Pay


Job Description:

This position performs a variety of engineering related tasks and assignments ranging from conceptual design to the documentation required to manufacture the end product.  The customers range from, other engineering personnel, all the way to the end manufactured product customer.  The design of components is required to be done on various CAD systems.  Various design software packages are used to design and release the components.  The Drawings and ECO documentation for the manufacturing of the designed components are created using their appropriate software.  The components must be followed though the manufacturing process including testing of some components and systems.  Must be able to work with a minimal of supervision. This position requires new design innovations which push the limit of today’s technologies.  Today’s customers demand new and improved machines/systems at lower costs for these systems. 



  • Must come up with new ideas to solve problems.  Much thinking out of the box needs to be done to see possible solutions to impossible situations.
  • Complete all testing required for completion of the project.  Tests need to be run as required to determine if a component will meet the design objectives.
  • Completing all drawings with the required information so that the part can be made correctly.  Done by paying particular attention to detail and confirming that all required information is on the drawing.
  • Complete and release the ECO with all the information required.  This is done by including what machine the changes affect, a note to production control providing information for disposition if required, and the reason that the change is being done.
  • Support of other departments as required.  Many departments (customers) other than engineering need support until the component is sent to the end customer.
  • Once trained, responsible for directing a design technician on documentation of a new design (creating drawings, bills of material, etc).

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering (preferably mechanical, will consider agricultural or chemical).
  • 5-8 years professional experience related to this position
  • Proficient with CAD – SolidWorks required.
  • The application and knowledge of engineering development tools such as CAD software, use of standard techniques, engineering procedures, and criteria for carrying out a sequence of related engineering tasks
  • Must be able to conduct engineering tests in a factory/lab setting, as well as at customer plants
  • Must be able to interact effectively with people at all levels, both internal and external to Evergreen Packaging Equipment, including vendors and customers.
  • Solid understanding of engineering practices; not only from a technical standpoint, but also from a documentation stand point.
  • Ability to effectively manage people in an ever-changing, sometime high pressure work environment.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to delegate tasks and follow-up.
  • Knowledge of product line and experience in machine mechanism due to our equipment being mechanically intense.
  • Good organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision with accurate output.
  • Knowledge of competition & regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% including possible Internationally
  • Ability to manage a project budget of +$20,000.

Pactiv Evergreen Inc. (NASDAQ: PTVE) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of fresh foodservice and food merchandising products and fresh beverage cartons in North America and certain international markets. It supplies its products to a broad and diversified mix of companies, including full service restaurants and quick service restaurants, foodservice distributors, supermarkets, grocery and healthy eating retailers, other food stores, food and beverage producers, food packers and food processors. To learn more about the company, please go to the company website at

130 miles east of Des Moines, and 230 miles west of Chicago, Cedar Rapids is a city in eastern Iowa. The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art includes many works by native Iowan painter Grant Wood. Brucemore is an estate with acres of gardens and an 1880s mansion, which houses local history displays. Nearby, Bever Park has an ice rink, a pool and farm animals. The National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library offers exhibits on the history and culture of 19th-century immigrants.

Evergreen Packaging Equipment is located in the city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with close proximity to Chicago. Initially begun in 1880 to service the dairy industry, EPE now manufactures gable-top carton filling machines, making Evergreen Packaging a fully vertically integrated carton provider for its customers. EPE has 170 team members and now has 1300 installed machines in over 50 countries.

Pactiv Evergreen is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Pactiv Evergreen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics or statuses protected by law. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please call [Phone number shown when applying] or email [Email available when viewing the job].

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