Packaging Designer & Project Estimator

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Location
Hampshire
Salary
£25-£40 depending on experience & ability
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Ref
BE5
Discipline
Packaging
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Impressive Hampshire based Corrugated Packaging design, print & manufacturing Business with an outstanding reputation for creativity, service & Client value add seeks to employ a skilled & multifaceted Packaging Designer to work within their Client Services team.

In a role whose primary responsibility is to design creative, functional & cost effective packaging solutions aligned to existing or improved customer specification using IMPACT CAD software, you must have the acquired experience & intellect to offer innovative alternatives to current pack designs.

Beyond your creative & structural design focus, the role will also require you to liaise with the Production team to ensure you can optimise your designs alongside the production capability and you will create specifications to produce the initial commercial calculations (estimates), liaising closely with the costing department, to use your awareness of board availability, cost and manufacturing routing, along with the suitability of various protection/ cushioning materials.

You will be actively involved in all front end Client interaction, including the approval of ‘First Orders’ and ensuring the newly designed items are ordered as the customer requires, and they are routed through the factory in the most cost effective & production efficient manner (including design sampling and artwork approval, cutting forme and print stereo ordering)

It’s imperative that you have practical skills too, as you’ll be producing sample boxes and fittings for customers on the ZUND sample table.

In a fabulous Business where Customer satisfaction is paramount, you’ll have constant liaison between the Customer, External Sales & all internal areas of the Business, so commercial awareness is critical at all times, in a role offering a breadth of responsibility & impact that will attract experienced & aspirational Packaging Designers.

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