Mechanical Engineer at Schneider Packaging Equipment Co.

Job Locations US-NY-Brewerton
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


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Schneider Packaging Equipment Co. is actively recruiting for Mechanical Engineers to join their team!


Objectives of this Role

  • Design and develop engineering project systems and subsystems as a member of a project team.
  • Deepen the understanding of products, customers, goals, organization, and business strategies, evaluating systems and processes, and identifying improvement needs.
  • Develop and implement processes that improve manufacturing production and deliver quality outputs.
  • Meet Schneider’s quality standards while maintaining working knowledge of relevant technologies and best practices.


  • Design equipment using established design and drafting standards.
  • Develop new mechanism and machine designs based on the needs of industry and current technologies.
  • Incorporate ancillary equipment into design projects.
  • Recommend improvements in the company’s offerings and work procedures utilizing the Action Request and EAR process.
  • Execute projects within established budget, schedules, and Quality Plans.
  • Identify issues and provide corrective actions to keep projects on track and within defined project scope.
  • Communicate designs with other areas of the company to allow for the efficient design, manufacture, and startup of the equipment.
  • Provide mechanical design direction through installation and startup in the field until the customer has accepted the system.  Traveling on-site if deemed necessary.


  • Communicate in a manner that assures clarity and understanding with both internal and external customers.
  • Attend all department and process driven meetings.
  • Contribute, as a member of a team of design professionals, to achieve project, department, and company goals.
  • Travel required may include field support for customers to ensure satisfactory operation of machines, vendor support, training and/or trade show support. Approximately 10-20%. Must maintain valid enhanced driver’s license and/or passport for travel.
  • Build professional skill through continued training, education, and networking events.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

Remote Position



  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 3+ years of experience in a design-build manufacturing environment as a mechanical engineer.
  • Project management experience preferred.
  • Advanced training/education in engineering, leadership and project management preferred.
  • Microsoft technology and relevant design and life cycle management software.

Physical/Mental Standards

  • Ability to operate computer.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient for constant use of a keyboard, mouse, and telephone. Speech and hearing sufficient for regular communications. Vision sufficient for use of a computer monitor and transaction documents.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to perform climbing, stooping, crouching, walking, grasping, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.
  • Executing up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and or 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Close mental and visual requirements needed to perform work dealing primarily with Engineering, management, and manufacturing.
  • Ability to plan, schedule, train, check and evaluate work.
  • Ability to troubleshoot (electrical/ programs/machine).

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Company Profile

At Schneider Packaging Equipment Company, Inc. (“Schneider”), we believe innovation starts with the consumer. This approach has propelled our success in developing real-world solutions that impact people’s daily lives. With 50 years of industry problem-solving in end-of-line automation, Schneider is a leading manufacturer of case packing and robotic palletizing solutions. Headquartered in Upstate New York, we design state-of-the-art machinery for customers in industries such as: food and beverage, dairy, pharmaceutical, personal care, plastics, and paper. To date, we have installed, and continue to support, over 3,500 world-class machines in some of the biggest manufacturing operations in the world. Driving solutions to address our customers’ specific issues pushes us to constantly innovate our machines, software, ancillary services and our company culture.


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