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Structural Designer-National Accounts

Georgia-Pacific
Aurora, IL
  • Job Code
    048708

Georgia-Pacific
Who is Georgia-Pacific? Watch to find out!

Georgia-Pacific is currently looking for a Structural Designer for our National Accounts team to be located in Aurora IL. Structural Designers must be self-driven, demonstrate innovative point of purchase design, and be highly creative while effectively managing multiple deliverables with constantly changing priorities. Structural Designers work closely with the Creative Design team to bring creative concepts to life. If you are passionate about retail displays and enjoy working with a team, you may be GPs next Structural Designer!

Georgia-Pacific is one of the nations leading corrugated box manufacturers. To learn more about our Corrugated Division, visit http://www.gppackaging.com/Corrugated

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


  • Brainstorming and participating in ideation sessions, discussing and clearly articulating ideas, verbally or visually

  • Generating multiple display or packaging concepts and quickly communicate them via sketch or CAD layout

  • Collaborating with the Creative Director and Creative team on National display programs

  • Coordinating the development and approval of all project specific design documents such as BOMs, calculations, drawings, specifications, equipment and instrument lists

  • Specifying proper substrates and fasteners for a particular program

  • Provide information for the preparation of detail drawings

  • Manage changes per Customer, Sales, or Creative Director

  • Interfacing with Sales, Customer Service, Production and Clients as required

  • Working proactively with supply chain and manufacturing teams to apply Design for Manufacturability methodology

  • Referring to machine limitations and applying to designs for optimum runability through manufacturing

  • Applying extraordinary attention to detail, organizational and time management skills



What You Will Need:



Basic Qualifications:



  • At least 4 years of experience in structural design for temporary and semi-permanent Point-Of-Purchase display

  • Experience with multiple mixed materials including corrugated, SBS, plastics, foam core, and vac-form

  • Experience with Artios CAD

  • Experience with TOPS or Cape software

  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Must be able to work in a PC environment

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes


Whatwill put you ahead:



Preferred Qualifications:


  • Associates Degree or higher

  • Experience with various plus-ups materials including lights and motors

  • Experience with Photoshop, advanced Illustrator and 3DS Max

  • Knowledge of major retailers in the Grocery, Specialty, Drug, Mass, Convenience, and Club channels

  • Portfolio of display and packaging examples



Why Work For GP?


  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance

  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world

  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge

  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions

  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings

  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?


Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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