Structural Designer - Cedar Falls, IA

Cedar Falls Division

Position Purpose:  To create graphic design concepts, structural design assembly instructions and renderings for customers. To support development and growth through innovation, efficiency and creative packaging design.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Tasks related to this position may vary and are not limited to those listed below:
  • Follow established safety rules, policies and procedures at all times.
  • Work with vendors on tooling, ink, and various design/production supplies.
  • Check in and service tooling such as cutting dies and printing plates.
  • Problem-solve with all departments to support efficient and safe manufacturing processes.
  • Full-time role in an office/design department setting.

    Structural Design:

  • Develop and design structural solutions for corrugated packaging and displays.
  • Work with customer service and production team to create and maintain schematics vital to the workflow of manufacturing.
  • Design manufacturing and ship corrugated samples for the sales team and customers.

    Sales and Marketing:

  • Assist in the growth of the business by developing relationships with customers and working with sales to effectively use design graphics as a sales tool.
  • Understand marketing plans and assisting sales with growth opportunities.

Skill Set:

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, trouble-shooting and creative abilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Qualifications Desired:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree from accredited university with an emphasis in graphic design and/or structural/packaging design.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good knowledge and grasp on graphic design concepts.
  • Aptitude for 3D visualization and design.
  • Attention to detail with ability to rapidly change focus between tasks and projects.
  • Results-orientated and able to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, ArtiosCAD, AutoCAD, 3d modeling software and Illustrator.
  • CAD table experience.
  • Prior work experience in the corrugated industry is a plus.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Prefer 5 years of design experience

About BCI:

Buckeye Corrugated, Inc. (BCI) is a privately held, employee-owned company with eleven (11) corrugated manufacturing facilities, providing an extensive range of corrugated packaging products. Located in nine Southern and Midwestern states, our services and capabilities include custom-designed corrugated packaging, point-of-purchase displays, point-of-sale packaging along with fulfillment and logistics. Simply stated, we do not just make boxes. We build the means to shape impressions and influence perceptions.

BCI provides competitive pay and a robust benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability benefits, 401(k), paid time off and holidays. 


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