Posted 4/17/2019

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Structural Designer - Fort Worth, TX

SUMMARY
Responsible for creating structural box samples to assist Sales Representatives in sales promotions.

  • DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Discuss design projects with Sales Representatives and be able to select the appropriate designs needed and draw designs.

  • Make samples on CAD table or cut samples by hand.

  • Record keeping and filing of specifications.

  • Meet time schedules on projects with possible overtime involved.

  • Make production specifications from proto-type.

  • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping.

  • Additional duties may be assigned by management.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • College education or heavy college coursework in the field of computers, CAD, and drafting, or applicable work experience.

  • Good communicator with customers and sales staff.

  • Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:

  • 3-5 years work experience in packaging or a related field.

  • Knowledge of Artios CAD, Kongsberg table, or similar tools.

  • Experience with Windows and Microsoft Office programs.

  • Minimum one semester graphics art, drawing, or color concepts in either high school or college, or comparable work experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Able to read and follow instructions on factory masters.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

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.

REASONING ABILITY

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.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

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

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGITRATIONS

May be required to maintain a current Lift Truck Operator License.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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 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 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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.

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS

The performance of the employee 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 to the employee.

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.

Employee relations - through observations the employee will be evaluated regarding his/her behaviors associated with appropriate human interaction, respect and communication.

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/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

To Apply contact Ashlee Green amgreen@prattindustries.com