Senior Designer at PakFab Engineered Solutions

PakFab Engineered Solutions is a custom manufacturer, and design house of returnable packaging solutions primarily for supporting the Automotive industry supply chain. This includes but is not limited to Steel shipping racks, bins, Pallets, Plastic totes, bins, and dunnage of various materials such as foams,
textiles and plastics.
The Industrial (Packaging) Senior Designer works as part of a team and individually to develop solutions for customer packaging requirement. Key elements of the role are:

Product Design & Development
 Development of designs of higher complexity
 Development of designs to meet or exceed all customer requirements and expectations.
 Development and maintenance of 3D Models (Solidworks), project bills of materials, drawing packages, and related project documentation.
 Releasing Projects for prototyping and production.
 Review of designs or prototypes with shop / sub-contractors for Fit Form and Function
 Review of designs or prototypes with customers and recording of all change requests
 Reverse engineer supplied designs from physical samples, or drawings.
 Resolve product design and quality issues.

Project Management
 Work on multiple projects and tasks at various stages of development concurrently.
 Manage time effectively to achieve deadlines; incorporate 5S into daily tasks
 Support and communicate with Production Control, Project & Program Managers as required.
 Support quoting and purchasing activities as required.
 Provide complete information to Production Control and Purchasing for purpose of quoting

Production Support
 Provide support to production and Quality Control departments
 Preparation and maintenance of all required Project Documentation
 Prepare quality check sheets
 Assist with fixture development
 Review and Approval of 1 st articles at PakFab or Subcontractor’s facility– release of projects for full production
 Assist production in solving issues which arise during production
 Assist with reporting quality issues of incoming materials

Repair Services Support
 Prepare drawings based off existing assemblies and parts

Other Duties as Assigned
 Input into development and improvement of processes, systems, and standards
 Offer expertise and experience in brainstorming discussions
 Support Corporate/Departmental Policies & Procedures
 Some interaction with customers

An Ideal Candidate will have:
 Strong working knowledge of Solidworks, and Microsoft Office
 Good Knowledge of Steel Fabrication, Materials and manufacturing processes
 Self-Motivated, Results oriented, Budget Minded
 Creative, and methodical thinker and problem solver
 Excellent attention to detail
 Thrives in fast paced and dynamic environment
 Effective communicator
 Positive attitude
 Experience with automotive racking, or packaging an asset
 Experience with product design and development an asset