Junior Packaging Design Engineer









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Junior Packaging Design Engineer


Competitive salary

This is a permanent, full time position working, Monday - Friday, 08.00 - 17:00

Our client was founded  with a unique vision - To be the premier packaging supplier in the UK with a philosophy of employee-ownership.

They operate seven businesses from multiple UK locations which enables them to support customers around the UK.

To support the continued expansion of their advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Design team, they are now looking to recruit a Junior Packaging Design Engineer.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, hardworking individual to join one of the fastest-growing, most innovative packaging companies in the UK and embark on the path towards a successful and rewarding career.

Working within a very experienced group of technically minded people the ideal candidate needs to be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously as part of a team.

The successful candidate’s primary role will be to work from design briefs and concepts, developing these through to completion. This will involve regular interaction with their sales, technical sales, purchasing, commercial & logistics teams.

CAD Drawings are a major aspect of the role, so the candidate needs to be able to convey information to both customers as well as suppliers in a clear, concise, and professional manner.

You will need to have a broad skill set and plenty of enthusiasm to learn - training to build upon existing skills will be offered.

Many of the division’s projects call for completely bespoke solutions so you must have the ability to develop designs using different materials & production processes. Experience designing using a variety of different materials including corrugate, foam, timber, steel & plastics is essential to this role.

Candidate requirements:

Proficient user of Solidworks, and ideally will have completed the essentials, Drawings, Assembly Modelling & Advanced Part Modelling training modules or has gained experience to these levels.

Experienced in either design or engineering based disciplines.

Experience within the packaging or in related industries and a basic understanding of Packaging Dynamics would be advantageous.

Experience of design for manufacture is a fundamental requirement.

Portfolio of concept & manufacturing drawings.

Capable of working to a brief within very tight timescales.

Demonstrate the ability to design market leading commercial solutions.

A team player with prior experience that demonstrates a strong work ethic & ability to multi-task.

Must have a clean driving license.

In return you will be offered the opportunity to work with some of the most experienced and skilled people in their industry.

You will be joining an organisation that has grown from zero to a major national player and where the energy and enthusiasm of the team is infectious.

This is a fantastic opportunity to build a career and join a fast-growing, employee-owned company where you will have the option to become a shareholder in the business.

Learning from motivated and highly efficient individuals, you will gain the opportunity to work in a high performing and rewarding environment, within an experienced, friendly, and supportive team. In addition, you will get exposure to some of the most innovative products and solutions in the UK market.

A range of benefits are on offer to the successful candidate including;

Auto enrolment pension scheme with employer contributions.

Opportunity to become a shareholder

Health cash plan

20 days annual leave per year rising to 25, plus statutory holidays

Life insurance

Full training and the opportunity for personal development enable you to grow your skillset with our client so if you are looking for an exciting new opportunity then forward your CV as soon as possible.

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