Responsible for creating structural and graphic packaging and display samples to assist Sales Representatives in sales promotions.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Discuss packaging or display projects with our sales representatives, create and execute designs using Artios CAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and 3D renderings programs all dependent on each project required needs. • Make samples on Kongsberg CAD table or cut samples by hand. • Produce packaging prototypes. • Formulate and communicate ideas for new artwork/structure analyzing customer needs and production feasibility. • Have knowledge of various printing equipment and printing processes. • Assist tooling coordinator (or Purchasing Manager) to ensure tooling is ordered properly and master print card/CAD specs are provided in a timely fashion. • Handle various art-related projects for inter company management. • Record keeping and filing of specifications. • Meet time schedules on projects with possible overtime involved. • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping. • Additional duties may be assigned by GM and /or Design Manager.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE • College education or heavy college coursework in the field of computers, CAD, graphics, and drafting, or applicable work experience.
• Work towards a major or minor in graphic communications, packaging science, packaging engineering, industrial design, packaging technology, visual communications, or related a plus.
• Good communicator with customers and sales staff.
Candidates must meet the following requirements: • Knowledge of Artios or Impact CAD, Kongsberg, DT, or Gerber CAD Table, or similar tools. • Experience with Windows, MAC and Microsoft Office programs. • Drafting education or experience.
Able to read and follow instructions on factory masters.
Able to read a tape measure with speed and accuracy. Able to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, measurement, volume and rate. Able to apply concepts of high school math.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or graphic form. Ability to deal with problems involving one or more concrete variables in standardized situations.
The individual must have a working knowledge of the following: • Equipment design and capabilities that can be translated into efficient operation. • Product layouts and production specifications • Product quality specifications • Quality standards
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Lift and move corrugated sheets as necessary. Lift and move cutting and printing dies as necessary.
Pratt is America's 5th largest corrugated packaging company and the world's largest, privately-held 100% recycled paper and packaging company, with more than 10,000 highly-skilled, green-collar employees dedicated to the environment and sustainability.