Structural Designer, Point of Purchase Display Engineer

Northbrook | Illinois | United States

WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock's 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

The opportunity:

Individuals in this role will be responsible for creating and engineering temporary point of purchase displays using corrugated board as the primary medium but not necessarily independent of other construction materials. To be successful in this position, the candidate must be able to tap into their artistic and creative side to work with our sales team and graphic designers in developing innovative and visually stunning retail ready packaging and point of purchase display solutions for our customers. Strong problem solving and analytical skills will also be necessary to engineer the structural component of the display.

Design engineers must be able to create photorealistic 3D renderings as well as POP display prototypes that provide cost effective, structurally sound solutions that leverage current retail trends and insights to provide competitive advantages in store. A minimum of 4 years of experience in point of purchase display engineering is required for this position. Advanced design software skills are needed such as, Adobe Creative Suite, ArtiosCAD and related programs. A demonstrated knowledge of packaging testing procedures, retail marketing and promotion methods and corrugated manufacturing and production processes is also required.

How you will impact WestRock:

* Create and produce temporary point of purchase displays using corrugated board as the primary medium but not necessarily independent of other construction materials * Work with our sales team and graphic designers in developing innovative and visually stunning retail ready packaging and point of purchase display solutions for our customers * Create photorealistic 3D renderings as well as POP display prototypes with cost effectiveness, structural soundness, ease of use and cutting edge marketing techniques in mind * Perform other duties as assigned.

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What you need to succeed:

Education

* Bachelor's Degree in Packaging, Design or a related field

Previous Work Experience

* A minimum of 4 years of experience in point of purchase display engineering is required for this position. * Advanced design software skills are needed such as, Adobe Creative Suite, ArtiosCAD and related programs. Ability to run Kongsberg sample, cutting table. * A demonstrated knowledge of packaging testing procedures, retail marketing and promotion methods and corrugated manufacturing and production processes is also required.

What we offer:

* Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence * Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities * An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential * A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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