Rengo Packaging of Honolulu, HI is seeking a very talented and creative individual with the ability to create innovative packaging designs. A knowledge of computer aided design (CAD) systems is required. Candidates with educational background or student internship experience in packaging design are highly desired. Our designers will be outgoing, customer service oriented and will work as part of a team, as well as independently. Rengo Packaging designers will work primarily with the Sales team, production team, customer service manager, and our customers. The ideal candidate will be a recent or upcoming graduate of a packaging science, graphic/packaging design program, industrial design, packaging engineering or related program. A student internship or co-op in the corrugated packaging industry is a plus.
Corrugated Structural Packaging Designer Tasks
Create and design packaging solutions to improve both shipping ease and visual appeal of packaging.
Work with customers to identify packaging needs and create innovative solutions.
Test shipping designs and display cases to optimize customer economics.
Responsible for creatively designing the structural and graphic packaging design concepts that promote the customer experience and production efficiencies. In addition, responsible for managing incoming designs and load plans for shipping product to customer.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Formulate and communicate packaging concepts for new accounts or products, analyzing customer needs and offering design solutions in a timely manner. Utilize CAD software (structural) and Adobe graphics software (graphic) to create industry leading packaging designs.
Manage production feasibility:Projects are from design initiation through manufacturing completion.
Analyze changes in the industry and research innovations in equipment that can be adapted to company operations.
Promote continuous improvement in all aspects of the Design process as well as pre- and post-Design processes. Provide support to internal departments such as Customer Service, Production, etc.
Implement, maintain, and support all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping.
Comply with company policies and procedures.
Additional duties may be assigned by management.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
College education in the field of packaging, design, and/ or engineering.
knowledge of CAD software, graphic design software, 3D modeling and animation.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Knowledge of the following:
Artios or Impact CAD
Budget development, adherence and analysis.
Production and cutting die layouts
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear, sit and stand. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Physically moving corrugated sheets to sample room and to CAD table.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the functions of this job.
The performance of the Designer/Project Manager will be measured as follows:
Operating standards - the employee will need to meet or exceed the Operating Standards in the areas of quality, cost, safety, customer satisfaction and productivity. Such standards will be set annually and communicated by his/her superior.
Personal growth - while the company will provide the tools to assist the employee to grow professionally the responsibility for moving forward lies with the individual. Each year there will be goals developed and agreed to by the employee and his/her superior.
Creativity - this will be evaluated by how active the employee is in participating in advancing the business through new and innovative ideas.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Rengo Packaging of Honolulu, HI
As the only company with a full line corrugator capability in Hawaii, we have been providing unique packaging solutions in the islands for over 50 years. We eagerly await the opportunity to provide logistics support to get your product(s) to market.
Our focus and support of your business includes:
-Experience gained over the last 50 years in the Packaging Industry-Hawaii, US Mainland, and Internationally
-Food safety compliant, certified by third-party auditors
-Local service from our friendly and professional team - Sales, Design, Customer Service & Operations
-Excellence in all we do, short lead time with on-island manufacturing
-Total customer satisfaction, customized packaging for your specific packaging and shipping needs
-Environmentally friendly facility, sustainable product lines with efficient high-tech operations
We manufacture a variety of products serving multiple industries to meet your packaging and distribution needs, including: fruit and produce, moving and storage, food and beverage, confectioneries, pizza, cultural products, water, spirits, industrial products, flowers, fish, poultry, display boxes, and more.
This diverse knowledge and experience will benefit you in ensuring the ideal packaging system to deliver your product to the consumer.