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Structural and Packaging Designer


Sector : TC Transcontinental Printing

Jornada completa/parcial : Full-time

Structural and Packaging Designer
Structural Display and Packaging DesignerAbout UsTC Transcontinental has more than 8,000 employees in Canada, the United States and Latin America and a revenue of over C$3.0 billion in 2022. With our 3 business segments in Print, Media and Packaging we continue to optimize, transform and grow while making impressions that count!Respect, teamwork, performance and innovation are at the heart of our company, and we want to share these values with you. Join our family!This position will be part of our Printing Sector in which the focus is in three areas of print; direct mail, commercial print and our rapidly growing in-store-marketing print (i.e. point of purchase promotional print). As the largest printer in Canada & one of the largest in North-America, you will join a team that is committed to helping everyone excel and reach their goals. The Print division has over 4,500 employees & 16 state-of-the-art print plants.About this opportunity Reporting to the Creative Director, the role of the Structural/Packaging Designer is to develop temporary and semi-permanent display concept / designs and create prototypes in preparation for production. This position will be required to work on site at our Aurora, Ontario location on a regular basis.What you will do
  • Develop temporary and semi-permanent display concepts / designs that meet client objectives within defined parameters; designs include die layouts for sample making pallet patterns, shippers and shipping fillers
  • Effectively communicates design and packaging details to internal and external contacts ensuring project information and requirements are clearly understood and production errors are kept to a minimum
  • Collaborate with the Graphic / Creative / Industrial department in the design of displays
  • Share designs with the Sales Representative and Account Managers and when required, revise designs based on Sales Rep/client feedback
  • Cuts and builds samples, prototypes for client approval prior to production
  • Test displays for structural integrity prior to production
  • Work with Studio Coordinator to organize and properly store supplied products
  • Completes the following production process:
    • Prepares CAD drawings for Estimators to finalize quote and order materials
    • Prepares electronic die layouts for the creative department and outside agencies
    • Forwards die layouts to prepress for various printing processes
    • Forwards die layouts to die maker
    • Approves production samples
    • Provides direction to production staff on the assembly of displays and structures
  • Photograph displays prior to shipment when requested by the Sales Rep
  • Prepare instruction sheets prior to shipping display
  • Develop concepts and designs which demonstrate: a high level of creative; an understanding of the client’s needs; an understanding of project parameters (brand, cost, material and structure)
  • Job responsibilities are performed with a high level of accuracy i.e. cad drawings, die layouts, assembly sheets etc.
  • Effectively utilize the tools of the job (i.e. computer hardware & software)
  • Communicate in a professional, helpful, and friendly manner in dealing with internal and external contacts
  • Fully understand and adhere to all relevant Environmental, Health and Safety, Human Resources, Quality, Security and Company policies and procedures.
  • Work in compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act of Ontario, the Workplace Safety Insurance Act and all other applicable legislated, environmental, health & safety regulations.
What you have to offer
  • College/University degree specializing in Package Design or a similar discipline
  • 1-3 years’ experience in the display/packaging industry
  • Computer knowledge and skills – CAD (Cimex), Artios Cad, Illustrator, Photoshop, CAPE, 3 dimensional programs – Solidworks, Sketch-up)
  • Attention to detail and the ability to think conceptually
  • Ability to visualize and draw bi-dimensionally and tri-dimensionally
  • Basic knowledge of marketing and merchandising at retail, packing, transportation and distribution of displays and consumer products
  • Ability to understand priorities and effectively manage workload towards the completion of deadlines
  • Use time effectively, meeting the timelines assigned to a client job
  • Demonstrate teamwork by promoting a cooperative work environment, sharing information and helping colleagues solve problems and accomplish work objectives
  • Experience working independently and collaborate within a team environment
  • Good understanding of basic geometry and sense of aesthetic and cosmetic design
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and visual
  • Keep abreast of industry innovations and trends
What we have to offer
  • Opportunity to be part of a dynamic and highly motivating work environment where you can develop your potential and launch an exciting career
  • Employee perks such as discounts from suppliers on various products and services such as insurance, wireless bundles, travel, and much more
  • Development opportunities where your input makes a difference. Competitive compensation package, pension and flexible benefits that are customizable to you and your family needs.
Individuals interested in applying for this position are requested to send theirrésumé prior to the posting expiry date end of day March 22, 2024 to: HRBRA@tc.tcTC Transcontinental is committed to providing equal opportunities to all candidates and to meeting the needs of people with disabilities. Should you be contacted regarding an employment opportunity and require an accommodation for a disability, we will be pleased to work with you to identify how we can best support you through this process.Learn more about us https://www.facebook.com/tc.transcontinental/https://twitter.com/TCTranscontinenhttps://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/7331https://www.youtube.com/user/1Transcontinental#LI-TH1