Graduate Graphic/Structural Designer

Employer
Confidential
Location
Durham
Salary
20000.00 - 20001.00 GBP Annual + Pension, Medical, Progression
Closing date
5 Oct 2021

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Specialism
Operations
Sector
FMCG & Manufacturing
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training

Job Details

Our client, a market leading manufacturing business are currently looking to recruit a Graduate Graphic/Structural Designer to join their design team.

Overall Purpose:

To design packaging solutions that meet the customer needs and requirements in such a way that they can be manufactured profitably and efficiently.
Ensuring the optimal use of performance papers.
Introduction of new products/designs that satisfy customer needs and manufacturing efficiencies, communicating effectively with stakeholders.
Play a proactive role in producing designs for new and existing customers in a timely manner.Key Duties:

To produce designs, drawings, samples and pallet layouts that adhere to customer and plant specifications.
Liaise with production on matters of design and machine suitability.
Generate drawings for costing purposes, based on information provided by the customer, or through product innovation.
Support the Customer Services and External Sales teams, and customers with matters of design.
Control of sample board requirements and stocking.
Maintaining KIWI in terms of drawings/specifications.
Assist with improvements to systems and procedures.
Proactively support the external sales team with their client account plan objectives and customer action plans.
Provide same day, responsive feedback to any client daily requests. Demonstrate concise, accurate status information and considered communication.
Co-ordination of the introduction of new products, through pro-active action with other internal departments within the business, from the artwork/specification stage to delivery.
Liaise with External Sales team members to ensure on-going efficient account management including participation in customer meetings/business reviews as required.
Provision of data analysis and report information to customers, External Sales team members and management, daily/weekly/monthly basis as required.
Compliance within Company's Health & Safety, Hygiene and Environmental standards/procedures.
Provide full personal support to the behavioural safety campaign requirements.Key Skills & Experience Required:

Interest in product and design, with a keen eye for detail.
Good communication skills, with the ability to present an argument, showing the understanding and flexibility to achieve the best result.
Use of ArtiosCAD, Cape Pack and full Adobe Suite.
Computer Literate.
Experienced within Product Design or alternately a recent graduate in Product Design or similar. The Package:

Starting salary of GBP20,000 per annum. Rising by GBP1,250 every 6 months up to GBP25,000 per annum after 2 years service.
25 days holiday.
Pension scheme.
Private medical.
Life assurance

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