Structural Designer

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 1 Year
  • What we do Other professional services
  • Qualifications Professional QualificationCertificate level

Job Description

Our client, a packaging company based in Johannesburg, specializes in providing innovative packaging solutions to various industries. With a focus on quality and creativity, they strive to deliver exceptional products that meet the unique needs of their clients.

Our client is looking for an innovative Structural Designer to join their dynamic team in Johannesburg. As a Structural Designer, you will play a crucial role in creating and designing packaging structures that are both aesthetically appealing and functional.

You will utilize your CAD design skills and industry knowledge to develop innovative packaging solutions for folding cartons.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand client requirements and translate them into creative and functional packaging designs.
  • Utilize CAD software to create 2D and 3D structural designs for folding cartons.
  • Conduct feasibility assessments of design concepts, considering factors such as material compatibility, cost, and manufacturing processes.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations in packaging design, including structural integrity, safety, and sustainability.
  • Work closely with production teams to provide technical guidance and support during the manufacturing process.
  • Conduct product testing and evaluation to assess the performance and durability of packaging designs.
  • Stay updated with the latest trends and advancements in packaging materials, design techniques, and production technologies.
  • Collaborate with marketing teams to incorporate branding elements and visual appeal into packaging designs.
  • Provide design recommendations and solutions to optimize packaging efficiency and reduce waste.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of design specifications, revisions, and project progress.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of design processes and workflows.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Matric qualification is essential.
  • CAD Design qualification or relevant certification is required.
  • Proven experience in structural design, specifically in the field of folding carton packaging, is advantageous.
  • Proficiency in CAD software (such as AutoCAD, SolidWorks, or similar) for creating 2D and 3D designs.
  • Strong understanding of packaging materials, printing techniques, and manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of industry standards and regulations related to packaging design.
  • Creativity and ability to generate innovative design concepts.
  • Attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills to work within cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.

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