Junior Draftsman-Packaging Designer-CNC Operator

Job Description

Crate Pros is seeking a talented and versatile Junior Draftsman, Packaging Designer, and CNC Operator! To better serve our customers in industries like defense, aerospace, automotive we are seeking a “can-do” team player to support our senior packaging engineer with design activities in support of our key customers and our most sophisticated projects.

Here is a short overview video of our company: https://youtu.be/N9glyKGFtak
Here is an overview of one of our recent projects involving custom packaging design: https://youtu.be/Kzhr8oMHP1A

Experience & Skills required (in order of priority):

  • Motivated, coachable, dependable, disciplined
  • Excellent attention to detail and takes great pride in work
  • Construction and or prototyping experience
  • 18 months of experience drafting within a computer-aided design (CAD) software program
  • CAMaster Cobra Elite CNC Experience with VCarve Pro is a Plus

* Our primary packaging design and visualization software is SketchUp Pro, but experience with any other CAD software programs like Autodesk AutoCAD 2D/3D or Solidworks is acceptable.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Using Computer-Aided Design and drafting systems to prepare drawings.
  • Hold coordination meetings with internal/external stakeholders.
  • Maintain a schedule of current and upcoming work.
  • Interpret detailed shop drawings for packaging included in our scope of work based on drawings of freight to be packaged, estimating information, specification sheets, and other data.
  • Develop raw material buy lists (BOMs) for all our products on projects.
  • Draw detailed layouts of packaging based on preliminary concepts and field conditions from hand dimensions and 3D scans.
  • Design and draft fabrication sketches for packaging components like foam and wood to satisfy CNC and production standards, engineering calculations, specification sheets and other data.
  • Obtain and assemble data to complete packaging designs, visiting job sites to compile measurements as necessary.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
  • Developing, designing, or creating new ideas, relationships, systems, or products.
  • Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Traveling to job sites or customer locations for coordination meetings as needed.
  • Other activities in support of our operations as needed, to include crate building.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience.

After 90 days
1) Company-paid holidays
2) Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage; 50% of medical paid by the company.

After 6 months:
1) 1 week of annual vacation

After 1 year
1) Company’s 401(k) program; Crate Pros matches employee contributions up to 4% of pre-tax earnings!

If you are interested in this opportunity, please respond to this posting below with your resume. Thanks for your interest.

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