Designer
Cascades
Richmond, BC, CA
13d ago

CASCADES

Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers.

The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products that customers have come to rely on.

CASCADES CONTAINERBOARD PACKAGING

The Containerboard Packaging Group, a division of Cascades, is the largest containerboard producer in Canada, and is also a top converter of corrugated products in the country.

The Group manufactures a wide range of products made from recycled fibres for its North American customers in the food, beverage and consumer products sectors, among many others.

The Division, which employs close to 3,400 people, owns six containerboard mills and nineteen corrugated products plants in Canada and the United States.

Your challenge!

The successful candidate will assist both our Structural and Graphic Designers.

Graphic Designer responsibilities will include but will not be limited to the following :

  • Designing creative graphics on corrugated packaging, as well as revising existing designs.
  • Supporting the Sales team for graphic projects and liaising with customers to ensure proper design requests are met.
  • Pre-press production reviewing final designs to ensure they are ready for final production.
  • Structural Designer responsibilities will include but will not be limited to the following :

  • Designing product per customer specifications
  • Creating samples, bill of materials, manufacturing routings
  • Inputting related information into SAP
  • Designing / recommending palletizing solutions based on product and customer requirements
  • Packaging of samples for customers.
  • Your Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications :

  • A post secondary education in structural design, mechanical design, graphic design or other related field of study
  • Working experience in structural design and / or graphic design will be considered an asset
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe CS5 (Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat) on a Mac Platform, with the ability to troubleshoot computer issues
  • Strong working knowledge of Artios CAD, V7.35
  • Working knowledge of SAP will be considered an asset
  • Strong design, illustration and typography skills
  • Ability to work independently and with others, and manage multiple priorities against tight timelines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn on the job
  • Business Objectives Alignment

    As an expert in his field, contribute to attaining and growing sales objectives in keeping with the strategic plan for his business unit

    Operational Excellence

    Design packaging while taking into account the manufacturing reality

    Analyze and understand client needs

    Manage and document his activities and projects (e.g., new requests, matrices, specifications, samples, contract reviews)

    Provide technical support and optimize designs

    Human Resources

    Take the initiative to develop his or her skills

    Health & Safety

    Comply with the safe work standards in effect

    Promote sound occupational health and safety management

    Corporate Responsibility and Governance

    Carry out activities in an ethical manner and respect Cascades’ culture

    Make sure projects comply with the standards, regulations and procedures in effect

    Client Focused and Innovation

    Participate in continuous improvement and innovation initiatives in his business unit

    Propose innovative solutions aimed at creating added value for clients

    Share achievements with team members and other business units

    Stay abreast of design trends and new technologies in his field and share them with the organization

    Additional responsibilities

    Core competencies defined for this job

    Education

    College diploma in Industrial Design or Graphic Design (whether printing or drawing)

    Desired experience

    1 - 5 years of experience in industrial design and / or graphic design

    Additional information

    The ideal candidate will posess an interst in both structural and graphic design.

    Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner.

    Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both men and women.

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