We are currently hiring a full-time position for a Structural Packaging Designer at our Olympia, WA location. The Structural Packaging Designer is a service provider to GP Sales, GP Production and external customers. The Structural Packaging Designer will be creating drawings and specifications for new structural packaging components working with internal and external customers. A Day In The Life Typically Includes:•Developing corrugated design solutions that meet or exceed customer expectations•Visiting customers with and without Sales representatives present•Lead and assist in gathering accurate end user information – leading to a final corrugated design that satisfies the external and internal customer needs•Lead and assist in investigating automated machine equipment issues – design corrugated solutions around automated machine limitations•Identifying margin improvement opportunities for the Regional Sales Manager and Pricing Manager•Know and challenge the limits of our converting equipment•Support Sales, Customer Service and Converting in processing new item orders to ensure all new tooling meets expectations•Managing two vendors
What You Will Need:Basic Qualifications:•Work or internship experience in structural packaging design•Work or internship experience with CAD detailing systems•Experience with Microsoft Office (Ex. Excel skills must include ability to add columns, \ delete columns, sorting, formatting cells, etc.)What You Will Put You Ahead:Preferred Qualifications •A Bachelor’s degree or higher in industrial design, architecture or engineering•Student internship/co-op experience working in Corrugated Packaging design•Working knowledge of Artios or similar CAD Software and a CAD Cutting Table
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience
Georgia-Pacific (GP) is among the world's leading manufacturers of bath tissue, paper towels, napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, nonwoven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our building products business makes DensGlass® gypsum board often seen in commercial construction, DryPly® plywood and RESI-MIX® wood adhesives, among others. ...Our containerboard and packaging business offers high-end graphic packaging to bulk bins as well as Golden Isles fluff pulp. You may also recognize consumer brands like Angel Soft®, Brawny®, and Dixie® on retail shelves and enMotion® towels, Compact® bath tissue and SmartStock® cutlery dispensers when you are away from home. Our GP Harmon business is one of the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. As a Koch Company, we create long-term value using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and society, while operating in a manner that is environmentally and socially responsible, and economically sound. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA., we employ approximately 35,000 people. For more information, visit www.gp.com.