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Structural Designer | Indianapolis, IN



  • location Indianapolis, IN

Structural Designer

Reports To:

Design Manager


Creative Services

Position Purpose:
To conceptualize, design and prepare unique, high-quality industrial, graphic packaging and POP display design solutions for existing and future customers primarily utilizing ArtiosCAD. Maintain an excellent relationship with the sales team, manufacturing team and customer service representatives.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Follow established safety rules, policies and procedures at all times
• Develop corrugated industrial, graphic packaging and POP display prototype samples based on project requirements customer expectations
• Develop detailed specifications to efficiently utilize our manufacturing and fulfillment capabilities
• Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams resources during research, ideation, evaluation and validation stages of all design solutions
• Stay current with industry and market trends and identify opportunities for new products and packaging solutions
• Verify incoming tooling ensuring specifications are met according to approved and supplied dielines
• Generate detailed display specifications (including material, production info, label lines, multi-outs, etc.) and validate specifications of other Structural Designers for overall accuracy
• Interface fully with Customers, Account Executives, Customer Service and Project Managers through the design and execution process
• Accompany Account Executives on design-related meetings and presentations as needed
• Develop distribution and in-store setup instruction sheets for retail packaging and displays
• Initiate action to prevent problems and contribute solutions, document quality problems, verify implementation of solutions and control further processing when a problem is identified
• Maintain, organize and update customer records. Keep work area clean and well organized
• Personify a “Team Attitude” and provide support to others as needed
• Understand and interpret documents such as packaging design specifications, operating instructions, training and procedure manuals
• Must work well under pressure with multiple interruptions and be able to meet deadlines
• Create, adjust and prepare art files for a wide array of printing methods
• Full-time role in an office/design department setting
• Other duties as assigned

• Ability to manage multiple projects and multi-task in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment
• Demonstrate the sense of urgency, discipline, accountability, judgment, initiative and critical thinking skills to positively contribute to the      company
• Exceptional analytical, problem solving and creativity abilities
• Ability to comfortably present concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• 5+ years’ experience in structural packaging design – corrugated or display industries
• College degree in Structural Design, Package Engineering/Packaging Science or Industrial Design from an accredited institution or equivalent experience
• Working knowledge of ArtiosCAD software, including parametric designs
• Experience with the following:
• CAPE design and palletization software
• Operating sample table cutting devices (i.e. Kongsberg tables)
• Display and/or retail ready packaging design development
• Package testing and methodologies (UN, ISTA, etc.)
• Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, SolidWorks and Strata 3D is a plus
• Good knowledge and grasp on available printing methods currently in the market

Travel Requirements:
• Little to none, less than 10%

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 and life insurance, disability benefits, 401(k), paid time off and holidays.