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Structural Designer

Delaware, OH · Manufacturing
What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.
Primary Responsibilities
Utilize existing materials to create new, unique packaging design. The designer designs and submits samples to prospective customers for the purpose of securing new business and maintaining present business.  Provides technical assistance to the sales force and customer service department regarding layouts, orders detailed artwork,  printing dies and approves printing press and die cut set-ups for initial order of new designs.
Major responsibilities
  1. Capable of performing informal test to box design utilizing local testing equipment.

  2. Redesigns items to improve runnability and/or profitability if brought to his/her attention by sales manager

  3. Explains to sales representatives in an informal manner the role of design as it relates to the sales effort.Able to teach new sales reps how to make a corrugated container

  4. May be asked to participate in sales calls or customer visits,but generally only in the presence or direction of sales rep of the account

  5. Receives projects from assigned sales force.Priority of projects is periodically reviewed by sales manager.Work may be occasionally checked for accuracy before presented to customer.

  6. Measured bya-z report:each year and for a period of at least three years his/her designs for new, added or improved business generate operating profit, contribution to fixed or contribution to standard.
    Competencies & qualifications

  7. Knowledge of the properties of corrugated material

  8. Knowledge of standard costing system

  9. A measure of knowledge of the production process and machine limitations

  10. Knowledge of automated packaging equipment used by customers, as well as some knowledge of limitations and most appropriate application

  11. Computer literate and knowledge of cad system
    International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.
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