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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

DiversityWorking BEDFORD PARK, IL

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People - Customers - Trust At Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), we think of ourselves as more than a box manufacturer. We are an ideas and solutions company. We seek to be the leader in helping our customers - large and small - package, transport and display products of all kinds. It just happens to be that corrugated products are our area of expertise. At PCA, you'll find the best people in the industry operating in a 'golden rule' culture. We actively promote mutually rewarding relationships with each other and our customers by advocating respect for every individual, ethical and fair practices, and the highest standards in what we say and do. PCA is proud to have a highly skilled and experienced team leading the way. As one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S., PCA offers customers broad expertise and economies of scale, while our multiple plant locations let us rapidly meet the local needs of our customers. Design Assistant As a Design Assistant you will play a key role on the Chicago Sheet Plant Design Team that supports PCA's customers. In this role you will collaborate with customers and other team members to evaluate customers' needs and expectations, design packaging, build prototypes and make samples to submit to customers to ensure they receive cost effective and aesthetically appealing design solutions per their expectations. Prepare CAD specifications for production during the manufacturing process and partner with other team members to fulfill customer requests and offer guidance in respect to optimizing department and manufacturing efficiency.JOB FUNCTIONS:
Job functions include, but are not limited to the following - Artios CAD system and Using design standards - Tops Pro or Cape - Complete Carton Design projects - Make customer visits as needed with our sales team to identify customer requirements. - In-depth interaction with customer representatives during the Package Design Process - Sample cutting & Small runs - Checking of Tooling - Working with customer services EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS:
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in corrugated packaging - Carton Design capability. - Three Dimensional package rendering skills - Strong computer skills; knowledge of all Windows applications - Excellent phone skills. - Experience using Illustrator will be helpful - Candidate must work well in a team environment and have a strong work ethic. PCA offers a competitive compensation package with incentive opportunities and full benefit package including; medical, dental, vision, life, disability and 401 K with company match. If you are interested in applying for the Packaging Designer position with PCA, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to and include Job# 2016-06 in the subject line. PCA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability..