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Packaging Designer

Westbury Packaging Limited | Posted 23-02-2021

Melksham (Commercial and Sales)

Job details

Posting date: 22 February 2021
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 24 March 2021
Location: SN12 6SS
Company: Westbury Packaging Limited
Job type: Permanent
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Westbury Packaging are one of the premier packaging manufacturers in the South West, occupying a manufacturing, storage and design site in Melksham, Wiltshire, of over 65,000 square feet. Specialising in the design, manufacture, storage and distribution of a wide range of different types of cardboard packaging, including distribution boxes, point of sale, branded packaging for e-commerce and many other forms of packaging. Westbury Packaging are independently owned and the owners work in the business and are part of a young, energetic team of staff with a shared focus on keeping their clients happy and delivering excellent service at all times.
Due to continued expansion we are now looking for a Packaging Designer to join our team. You will be part of a team responsible for the design, development and sample production requirements of the business.
Specific Accountabilities:
  • Developing design concepts from product samples and customer’s brief.
  • Fulfilling the brief whilst considering assembly time, aesthetics, functionality, budget and supply chain requirements.
  • Mindful usage of raw materials considering commercial and environmental obligations.
  • Liaising with the relevant production teams to ensure design concepts can be effectively and efficiently manufactured.
  • Preparing drawings, layouts and pallet plans.
  • Liaising with customers, ink suppliers, production teams and artworkers to raise print proofs for customers approval.
  • Achieving set timelines for development and project launches.
  • Responding to CRM requests and timely completion.
  • Cross checking system to sample data accuracy.
  • Logging drawings and record keeping.
  • Shipping completed samples.
  • Efficient workload management.

Personal Profile:
  • To have had hands-on experience of using AG CAD, or such like software in the corrugated manufacturing industry.
  • Experience in operating sample cutting tables.
  • A track-record of proven experience (ideally 3 years +).
  • A good business sense – numerate, IT literate and commercially aware.
  • Ability to engender good working relationships with customers and colleagues. Co-operative and professional.
  • Self-motivation and determination.
- Clear communication skills at all levels, both written and verbal.- Strong organisational and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise their own work load. A reliable, dependable self-starter.
  • Attention to detail – accurate and methodical in work, and will see the job through.
  • Calm, reliable, trustworthy, unflappable.
  • A full clean driving licence.

KPIs / Measures:
  • CRM.
  • Project outcome.