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Job Description: Structural Designer (Corrugated)

Reporting to: Senior Packaging Technologist

Location: Biggleswade

Job Purpose

As a leading Packaging distributor providing solutions to a wide range of customers, including industrial, food service, pharmaceutical, healthcare, grocery, retail, ecommerce and manufacturing, we are looking to recruit a Structural Designer, to join our Packaging Technologist team. Our purpose here at Zeus is to provide innovative sustainable quality packaging solutions tailored for the modern consumer lifestyle needs.

You will coordinate the internal process of sample production, creating designs on CAD software and manufacturing on our CAD Table, sending direct to customers or to one of our sales team. You will also be required to bring together any supporting samples such as void fill etc.
Creating accurate drawings based on existing customer samples for our purchasing team and identifying potential improvements to the design, driving our customers efficiencies. In this capacity you may also support the purchasing team by sending drawings direct to suppliers 
and manage the quotations coming back.

Skills & Competencies:
  • Sound understanding of CAD Software (ArtiosCAD/Kasemake etc.) and sample production.
  • Passionate about creativity, innovation and design.
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Suite.
  • Strong Project Management and Presentation Skills
  • Works well in a customer facing role.
  • Excellent knowledge of corrugated and packaging materials.
  • Understanding of Six Sigma or lean principles advantageous but not necessary.
  • Experience of Value Engineering from a packaging perspective.
  • Experience of Corrugated manufacturing advantageous but not necessary.
  • Ability to work well within a team as well as on their own.
  • Conscientious and sustainable approach to delivering packaging solutions.

  • Creating accurate drawings and identifying correct board specifications for purchasing to source.
  • Run the sample process, creating both printed mock-ups and samples for sales colleagues and customers.
  • Manage the consumables needed for the sample process.
  • Support sales teams in preparation of proposals and presentations.
  • Take briefs from customers and sales colleagues.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes and ensures that they are communicated and implemented within the team. Zeus Standards Below.
  • Maintain contact with both internal and external customers to ensure high levels of customer service satisfaction. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to interact and cooperate with all company employees. 
  • Proactively support company compliance to Health and Safety legislation through adherence to company polices, processes and practices. 
  • Ensure that all business activity is conducted in line with company values, policies and ethics codes of conduct. 
  • Innovating new products & services with Key Stakeholders and presenting profitable solutions to existing & new customers.
  • Undertake any other activity as reasonably requested by management.
  • No agencies please. We have established recruitment partners in place.

No agencies please. We have established recruitment partners in place.

Please email Covering letter and CV’s to Closing date Friday 3rd September.