Barrington, Illinois

Auto req ID: 238637BR
Job Description
Insert Job Position/Title: Mechanical AutoCAD Engineer

Insert corresponding headline from EVP Deck (per desired recruitment message):

Your Passion for Progress
Our Commitment to Deliver

Choose an EVP Message:

The research and development work performed at PepsiCo changes the world, quite literally! Our teams of scientists, technologists, and engineers are breaking new ground every day to make a positive and visible effect on consumer health and our planet.

Were leading the way in developing whats next, not only being one step ahead of consumer demand, but also raising the bar on responsibility by collaborating upstream with the sales, marketing, supply chain and sustainability departments.

Inspire and sell the candidate on this role and PepsiCo:

Ultimately, our goal is to make a global impact led by purpose. At PepsiCo, youll be making a difference in society while advancing the interests of our communities and planet, helping reshape the future by delivering innovative products in categories of not only beverages, but also snacks, nutrition and sustainabilitystaying one step ahead of consumer demand while raising the bar on responsibly.

In fact, we lead the industry in commitments to sustainability and nutrition, were designing 100% of our packaging to be recyclable, compostable or biodegradable by 2025, removing added sugars from our beverage portfolio (67% of the portfolio will have less than 100 calories from sugar by 2025) and reducing sodium across our food portfolio (75% of the portfolio will not exceed 1.3 milligrams of sodium per calorie by 2025).

Describe whats in it for the candidate:

At PepsiCo, youll help drive innovation that goes beyond the product or package to encompass the entire supply chainfrom seed to shelfwith a focus on quality, efficiency and sustainability.

Explain the roles expectations and how performance will be measured:

We pride ourselves in making every day a new adventure, offering opportunities for personal and professional growth around every cornernew markets mean new ways of addressing business demands, health concerns, cultural differences and environmental challenges.

This position requires Mechanical CAD support and design to provide finished detailed CAD drawing in supporting new Die designs, Package designs, Facility layouts with Office, Plant and Laboratory layouts along with Graphic arts experience.
  • Designing Food/Beverage processing machines & equipment plant layouts.
  • Designing various plant line layouts for high pressure extruded food processing machinery, pasteurizing bottle lines and others in the R&D pilot plant areas.
  • Experience with materials selection for Food Grade Applications, FDA, USDA, etc.
  • Experience with Food Processing Eqt, especially Sanitary Design Principles
  • Familiarity and Experience with Process Piping Systems, especially Pasteurizing (e.g. Dairy, & 3-A)
  • Experience with Machine Design & Machine Tool Design, esp. Material selections.
  • Understanding of Fits, Finishes, and Tolerances, and Geometric Tolerancing
  • Understanding of and Experience with GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Familiarity with Machine Guarding standards
  • Facilitating design changes to Architectural drawings (e.g. electrical, plumbing, etc.) as required.
  • Graphic Arts Software knowledge supporting Fourwinds technology for safety messaging.#LI-USA
    List Required Qualifications & Preferred Skills:

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree or Certification in Industrial Drafting/Design preferred.
  • Minimum five years of food industry experience working with AutoCAD 2D & 3D required. AutoCAD 2010 experience preferred.
  • Mechanical design background preferred.
  • Experience working with file management required.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision based on verbal instructions, sketches/notes, or marked-up prints.
  • Must have strength in Communication Skills.
  • Must be skilled in developing drawing changes on existing equipment and office/equipment plant layout.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, etc. required.
  • Project management experience a plus
  • P&ID experience a plus
  • PLC & controls experience a plusClosing Statement:

    Our R&D organization recognizes that both the talent of our people and the scope of our impact are great, and that sharing a set of beliefs elevates our ability to reach our goals and business objectives.

    As such, we encourage each other to pursue innovative solutions without fear of failure and nurture a culture where talent development and continuous learning are key priorities. Were a global team that works collaboratively across business silos and regions to deliver meaningful outcomes, smarter and fasterjoin us!

    Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
    Job Type: Regular

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

    PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

    Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

    If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law&EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy

    Please view our Pay Transparency Statement
  • Barrington, Illinois

    At PepsiCo, we proudly support veterans, both within our walls, and in our communities.  Veterans make our country, and our company, stronger.  VALOR, our veteran and military employee resource group, just celebrated their 10th anniversary.  Their mission is to recognize, appreciate and support military, veterans, their families and our communities and to strengthen PepsiCo's role as a leading military and business partner.


    PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.  PepsiCo generated more than $67 billion in revenue in 2019, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo’s product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 23 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.


    Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose.  “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business.  Learn more at

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