Senior Client Facing Packaging Designer, Card & Corrugated – West Midlands
Leading independent suppliers of corrugated & cardboard packaging to the FMCG sector, seek a commercially astute Senior 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 need several key attributes, most notably the personality & proven ability to engage at the Client interface in evaluating & evolving enhanced packaging solutions. 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 in supporting 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 Senior 3D Packaging Designer to forge a strong career.