STRUCTURAL DESIGNER

Department:              Design

Reports to:                 Quality Manager

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Position Summary

 

In accordance with company procedures which follow ISO 9001 standards and using Zapp Packaging’s ERP and CAD systems, create efficient and effective packaging configurations to meet customer specifications.  Produce and output necessary prototypes and art materials for customer orders.

 

Responsibilities

 

Customer Satisfaction 

Consistently make decisions demonstrating regard for our customer 

Structural Designer 

Operate C.A.D. (Computer Aided Design) system (C.A.D. software and sample/plotter table). 

Review and understand design requests. 

Understand customer specifications or requirements for a given package in relation to Zapp Packaging capabilities. 

Conceive and create sample packaging which conforms to the customer and Zapp’s requirements. 

Provide the necessary materials needed to produce artwork. 

Revise and modify designs as needed for customers or Zapp’s production. 

Maintain the integrity of one up design programs and track the latest revision. 

Maintain the history of customer projects (file system). 

Coordinate projects and inform the Sales Team when changes of commitments are made. 

Go over projects with customers, and Sales.  

Perform special projects as assigned by management.

 

Essential Job Functions

 

Learn and follow all safety rules. 

Ability to work in a high stress environment to meet customer delivery dates. 

Willingness to work overtime on all seven-week days and assist in all manufacturing related functions, as required by supervision. 

These Essential Job Functions are not intended, and should not be construed, to be all-inclusive lists of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job.  While these Essential Job Functions are intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties from jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.