The Company: My client design and manufacture food packaging products.
My client will consider a University leaver if they have studied either Product design, Module product design or packaging design
You will be part of a multi-skilled design department, including Graphic Designers, Marketers and Digital Developers, located within a lively packaging manufacturing site, helping to expand the creative offering of the Company, which currently delivers food packaging solutions to over 60 countries world-wide.
You will be a self-starter with a positive ‘can do’ spirit who will be able to demonstrate excellent communication, technical, innovation and creative skills in order to advise on and design an ever-evolving range of paperboard and combination packaging, primarily for the retail and food service sectors.
As a team player, you will work closely with their experienced Designers, Marketers, UK and Export Internal and External Sales teams and, of course, their clients.
Developing and defining packaging from briefs originating from both clients and colleagues alike.
Generating concepts using Artios CAD
Making revisions, additions and improvements to archived designs
Working in collaboration with the Purchasing, Cut & Crease, Finishing and Die Managers to ensure the compatibility of new designs with existing manufacturing facilities. This requires an understanding, and ability to learn, of the complexities and challenges associated with a busy packaging manufacturing plant
Producing layouts for estimating and die making
Creating technical dimensional drawings
Making samples and prototypes from a wide range of boards, using their Kongsberg Folding Carton Samples making table – this is an essential task carried out by the team and can be, at time, due to the number of samples required for transit and shelf life trials, repetitive
Working with the Purchasing team to identify new materials and components
Communicating with the Machinery Manager to ensure the Company’s continued evolution of machinery to complement the broad range of heat-seal and Modified Atmosphere Packaging
My client is ideally looking for a highly creative and experienced paperboard carton construction designer. They are at the top of the foodservice packaging market in terms of design and manufacturing exporting to over 60 countries worldwide.
Confident and accurate computer and data-entry skills – minimum of intermediate level Excel.
Excellent telephone and email correspondence manner.
Calm, organised, helpful and flexible, multi-tasking – a willingness to learn and help others – TEAM PLAYER.
Be able to work to deadlines and work under pressure – highly organised administration.
Experience within the food packaging environment would be advantageous but not necessary.
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