Packaging Product Designer

Location
England, Cambridgeshire
Salary
25 days holiday + Bonus 3%
Posted
15 Oct 2019
Closes
05 Nov 2019
Ref
PK6237
Contact
Nicola Hurd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NEW VACANCY! (PK6237)

PACKAGING PRODUCT DESIGNER

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

Salary depends on experience + 25 days holiday + Bonus 3% (based on company performance) + Health Cash Plan + 4x Life Assurance (from day 1) + Pension Auto Enrolment scheme 5% employee + 3% employer

Our client is a manufacturer and innovator in the design of recycled packaging, holding a leading position within rigid packaging for the food industry. They have many years of experience developing, designing and producing innovative and high-quality packaging. They have a vacancy for a Packaging Product Designer to join their team.

The position is based within a busy design office working Monday to Fridays 8:30am to 5pm. The interview process will involve an initial interview to gauge personality fit and attitudes. With a more in depth, formal second interview to include a task/ brief to interpret to check standards of work, organisation & communication skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Design Manager.
  • Translation of brief into 3D CAD models.
  • Render new designs to create photo realistic products for presentation purposes
  • Use specific design software to generate the finalised presentation for the customer.
  • Manage customers providing a design service and a point of contact for customers.
  • Research consumer behaviour, retailer trends & buying habits.
  • Analyse the research data to present to the Sales management team and work with them to generate ideas for new ranges or concepts.
  • Develop conceptual design in cooperation with the Technical Team & NPI
  • Compliance with all design manuals relating to the design and function of component parts.
  • Work in collaboration with key partners to create a specification of each part.
  • Adherence to tight deadlines for design & print work.
  • Confident in verbal and written communicating and being in front of customers.


Requirements:

  • Level 3 - AS, A Level or BTEC design qualifications, or alternatively we will consider a minimum of 2 years of packaging design industry experience
  • Knowledge of SolidWorks is essential for this role
  • Knowledge of Keyshot & 3D Printing is desirable
  • Time keeping
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility

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