Packaging Designer, Jobs, Scotland, Livingston/ West Lothian, 5046

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

Packaging Designer - Livingston/ West Lothian

Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 5046 Date Posted: Tuesday 10 Oct 2017
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Nine Twenty's client are seeking a Packaging Designer for our client, packaging manufacturer in West Lothian.

The purpose of this role is to develop and produce carton designs from customer brief to manufacture, prepare artwork, reprographics and printing plates for lithographic printing.

We are looking ideally for someone with experience in this type of role, however, an entry level candidate may also be considered.

You should bring:

  • Knowledge of litho print processes, inks and setup

  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

  • Experience in 2D CAD design software 

  • A natural ability to communicate with clients

  • Ability to work under pressure and achieve agreed timescales

  • A logical, methodical approach to work

  • Ability to work independently and with initiative

Daily duties will include:

  • Interpret and evaluate customer requirements to create effective pack designs within capability of equipment

  • Prepare carton drawings, designs and samples using CAD/CAM cutting table

  • Retouching, checking and amending customer supplied artwork files using Adobe Illustrator

  • Manage approval process for pack design, artwork and colour

  • Maintain print specifications and colour standards

  • Perform reprographics and output lithographic printing plates via CTP system

  • Optimise job layouts for most efficient use of conversion equipment

  • Ordering cutting dies, cyrels and plate making materials

This is a high pressure role where you will work closely with production and order administration to achieve deadlines. You should be a self starter and be able to work on your own initiative.

A fantastic opportunity to join a growing company with genuine career development opportunities.

Interested candidates please apply online with your up to date CV.