Packaging Structural Designer

Position:

Packaging Structural Designer

Description:

Our client, a leading Point of Sale and Packaging Manufacturer, is looking for an Packaging Structural Designer

Must Have:
• A tertiary qualification in industrial design with a certificate, diploma or degree is preferred
• and 4 years’ experience in the packaging environment
• Printing and/or packaging business background is desirable but not necessary
• CAD program experience (preferred tech Artios CAD/ Konisberg)
• Knowledge of multiple operating systems, good design abilities
• Basic knowledge of the commercial printing industry an advantage
• Knowledge of CAD design software in a folding carton and corrugated packaging environment
• Experience with operating CAD table making prototype samples
• Strong mechanical and technical skills
• Demonstrate ability to think in 3D
• Must be able to actively conduct research via internet
• Microsoft Office including MS Excel and PowerPoint, HTML and JavaScript
• Must be able to actively conduct research via internet

Responsibilities:
• Work with Sales team to create structural packaging designs
• Create CAD and supporting documents
• Preparing drawings for costings and production
• Overseeing production process and quality control
• Taking Briefs and Revisions
• Work with manufacturing team to confirm design can run on equipment in plant
• Make high quality sample prototypes for new and existing customers
• Produce small production runs of prototypes on CAD table
• Test corrugated package designs with internal testing equipment
• Responsibilities include design, layout and electronic pre-press production of printed materials, advertising, and promotional items using Auto Cad
• Must be able to determine the needs of the client, the ultimate function for which the design is intended, and its appeal to customers. In creating the design, research must be conducted using the desired design characteristics, such as size, shape, weight, color, materials used, cost, ease of use, fit, and safety
• With the use of computer-aided design (CAD) tools to create and better visualize the final product
• Keep track of all elements, making sure they are finished in time for presentations or promotions with no errors
• Preparing preliminary concepts, developing mock up units for client, brainstorming and researching by looking for references from the internet and literature in books

Salary: R 20K – R 25K CTC

Contact:

Contact Person: Tracy-Jayne Tomlinson

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: tracy@schlemmer.co.za

Structural Designer

Position:

Structural Designer

Description:

Our client, a Leading Printing, Packaging & Point of Sale, is looking for a Structural Designer

Must Have:
• A Tertiary qualification in industrial design, architecture, engineering, graphic design with a certificate, course, diploma or degree being preferred and/or relevant industry experience.

Responsibilities:
• Taking Briefs and Revisions
• Brainstorming, Inquiring, Consulting, Researching and Referencing
• Conceptualisation / Ideation / Rough Sketching
• Translation of ideas onto design software that is structurally sound and viable for Application
• Applying a wide range of manufacturing processes or technologies into design
• Constant communication and reviewing with AE’s, Creative Director and Structural Manager
• Technical Drawing Pack Creation for Estimating, Sampling & Production
• Comprehensive filing of design files/ info
• Accessible to Suppliers for queries in producing prototypes & cost estimates
• Stress Testing & Quality Checks of prototypes prior to presentation or production
• Handing over of Prototypes and Drawing Packs for production
• Inspection and quality checking of Production Samples
• Photographic progress of outgoing design / prototypes
• Assist / Compile Assembly Instruction Manuals

Salary: R 25K – R 30K CTC

Contact:

Contact Person: Tracy-Jayne Tomlinson

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: tracy@schlemmer.co.za

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