Commercial Packaging Designer, Card & Corrugated - West Midlands

Recruiter
Blayze Unguem
Location
West Midlands
Salary
Circa £30k negotiable, depending on experience
Posted
23 May 2018
Closes
23 Jun 2018
Ref
BH191
Discipline
Packaging
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Leading independent suppliers of corrugated & cardboard packaging to the FMCG sector, seek a commercially astute 3D Structural Designer to work alongside the Sales & Commercial team in the development of enhanced market packaging solutions with an array of major Brand Clients.

Delivering a combination of value engineering, high quality and excellent customer service, they are one of the largest single site sheet plants in the UK with a turnover of more than £25m.

Your role will be to drive enhanced Client engagement through structural design innovation with Clients spanning the whole of the UK, so you must have a strong portfolio of experience in similar card/corrugate product evolution, along with a developed understanding of the methodology & challenges facing both the internal Production capability & the Clients product / retail environments.

You must be conversant with the major structural design software packages, including Artios & Kasemake, along with the practical experience of constructing prototypes / samples in order to work closely with the relevant Client stakeholders in their production, warehousing or delivery environments.

Ideally you will have a proven commercial acumen too, as you will be involved in evaluating & compiling detailed pricing structures to support the Sales team in enhancing the Client engagement & uptake of the evolved packaging propositions, so working knowledge of a proprietary MIS system would also be beneficial.

In an entrepreneurially spirited organisation and an empowered & influential role, both internally & at the Client interface, this is an exciting opportunity for an experienced & aspirational 3D Packaging Designer to forge a strong career.

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