Junior Packaging Designer

S Lester Packing Materials Ltd
07 Sep 2017
05 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

Reports to: Technical Sales Manager

Site: S. Lester Packing Materials

Competitive Salary - Based Upon Experience

Job Purpose:

To deliver a reliable prototype sample service, to carry out sample design/re-design work in support of the departments overall work load.

Relevant Details of Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

Entry Qualifications

0-Level GCSE or NVQ Qualifications

Relevant Experience:

1-2 years' work experience within the corrugated industry

Special Skills or Particular Knowledge:

The Packaging Technician needs to be able to:

  • Follow basic instructions, extracting details from more than one source
  • Demonstrate basic computer literacy
  • Plan his/her own work to meet deadlines
  • Produce straight forward designs under supervision
  • Control the replenishment of sample board
  • Control & administrate delivery of consignments to clients

The Packaging Technician needs to have a basic understanding of:

  • The structure & performance of corrugated fiberboard
  • S Lester production capabilities
  • Creasing allowances
  • Purpose and use of CAD
  • The use & safety implications of all sample making equipment

Requirements for skills in communication:

The Packaging Technician needs to be able to:

  • Establish & maintain effective working relationships across all departments
  • Deal effectively & professionally with clients and suppliers
  • Make effective contributions to meetings

Job Challenge:

  • To complete & dispatch samples within agreed schedules
  • To maintain a clean & safe working environment in the sample area
  • To complete design exercises under guidance
  • To continue the development of more advanced design skills
  • To maintain & control all sample making sundries
  • To follow & maintain all safety& security aspects of the sample area

Decision Making Associated with the Position:

  • To check own work
  • To take responsibility for organizing priorities & deadlines