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Power Engineers Facilities Mid to Senior Packaging Designer in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Facilities Mid to Senior Packaging Designer



Department:Facilities Packaging Dept


Facilities Mid to Senior Packaging Designer

POWER Engineers, Inc - Facilities Business Unit is growing and we are currently seeking a full-time Mid to Senior Packaging Designer. Do you want to come home to the vibrant Minneapolis area of Minnesota? If you do, POWER Engineers has a path for you. We are looking for the right person to fill our current Mid to Senior Packaging Lead opening in our Minneapolis, Minnesota office. In this role, you will be assisting Senior Designers and Engineers with complex and technically challenging aspects of designing food production systems.

The position requires a strong understanding of computer-aided design (CAD) software with an emphasis on AutoCAD and Navisworks. Knowledge of physical layout drawings, equipment, and structural drawings, PFDs, P&ID’s, Bid and Construction packages, materials lists, are beneficial. The ideal candidate will have the ability to produce all drawings from rough sketches, notes, and vendor drawings. The candidate should have strong mechanical reasoning skills, be able to work in design teams, be self-motivated to perform assigned tasks, and take initiative to learn new skills and work with layouts in a 3D environment.

Further, the candidate should be able to learn new software packages efficiently and retain and apply on-the-job training. Because the candidate will be expected to deal with clients, he or she must have a strong command of the English language and possess good written and oral communications skills. The Facilities Division of POWER engineers is a full-service consulting engineering firm that specializes and is a leader in the Food & Beverage, Federal, and Industrial facility design sectors.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Design packaging systems based on rough sketches, minimal input, and personal experience

  • Coordinate and clarify specifications, codes, regulations, or other detailed design requirements into designs

  • Implement POWER and Client CAD project standards efficiently

  • Capable of and responsible for leading and directing packaging design, including:

  • Developing and tracking packaging design deliverables and budget

  • Developing all deliverables to POWER and Client CAD standards

  • Able to proactively, consistently, and clearly communicate within the internal project team and with the external client team, as follows:

  • Providing weekly internal project documentation

  • Leading packaging design deliverable review meetings

  • Ensuring appropriate interdisciplinary project coordination

  • Create teamwork plans as necessary to meet project requirements, able to delegate or monitor the work, budget, and schedule

  • Provide leadership experience for drafters and other designers

  • Provide high-quality work completed to POWER standards and promote those standards to others

  • Participate in site visits for data acquisition, meetings, and installation support, support vendor FATs or reviews as needed

  • Able to maintain and develop relationships with both existing and potential clients

  • Must be adaptable, able to problem solve under pressure, and able to learn and apply new technologies with minimal support

Required Education/Experience

  • Technical Design degree or equivalent experience

  • 5-10 years of current AutoCAD 2D/3D (AutoCAD 2014 or newer for the latest years) relevant work experience

  • 3D Modeling capabilities in AutoCAD or Revit and Navisworks

  • 5+ years Designer experience in design and layout of Food or Beverage (prefer packaging) systems to customer standards

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficient with Microsoft office tools

  • Proven ability to lead design work in packaging projects, including responsibility for the budget, schedule, and deliverables.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for work sponsorship

  • Proven ability to work in cross-functional engineering and design teams

  • Ability to travel 10-30% within the United States

Desired Education/Experience

  • Interest in consulting engineering, packaging, and Food & Beverage systems design

  • 3D Scan and point cloud modeling ability

  • 8-10+ years 3D CAD design experience

  • Experience in developing Design Basis and Criteria documentation

  • Experience in leading equipment FATs, including documentation and testing work

  • Minimum GPA of 3.2

  • Manufacturing or equipment design experience

  • Attention to detail and time management skills are essential for the successful completion of tasks

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good Work. Have Fun. Make Money.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development, and a full benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

POWER is a fun engineering and environmental firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!