Building 7

Designer- Packaging Specialist

US-PA-Lititz
# of Openings
1
Category
071305 Design- Product Engineering
Shift
Main

Overview

COMPANY SUMMARY

Tait Towers is a world leader in innovative design and manufacturing of quality staging and scenery for the live entertainment industry. We specialize in Staging, Automated Rigging and Control for concert touring, permanent install and spectaculars. Please visit us at www.TaitTowers.com  for more information.

 

Purpose:

When presented with a ‘show’ the role of a Designer – Packaging Specialist is to understand the show in it’s entirety and to arrive at a design solution up to the standards set forth by Tait Towers, while considering cost effectiveness and efficiency. The Designer – Packaging Specialist is also involved in the planning of their daily work so each day they are working toward achieving their design milestones and deadlines.  A Packaging specialist will also be involved in design meetings to facilitate upfront communication about packaging requirements, I.E. space allotted, time to install, where it is traveling.

Responsibilities

Role and Responsibilities: 

  • Take rough models, ideas, sketches, and/or concepts and become familiar with the project
  • Identify and insert any and all known items required for the project
  • Study different concepts or approaches to fulfill the design of the project and determine a design direction
  • Begin to flush out the concept by continuing to add detail
  • Manage the project in terms of file/folder structure
  • Maintain an updated master, simple, and exploded drawing file in the root job folder
  • Manage and keep back-saves of all progress
  • Ensure projects are broken into appropriate sub-assemblies
  • Review for mistakes, crashes, and the functionality of the concept
  • When designing items, focus on the 20% of the design that will get production 80% of their work
  • Identify which parts of the design we can commit to and begin releasing to production
  • Formulate possible solutions to most problems
  • Ability to make judgment calls with regard to details and issues

Qualifications

Education/Qualifications/Experience:

  • Two OR Four year Design, Theatrical, or Engineering Degree, preferred
  • An internship and/or work experience in a fast-paced environment, also preferred
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, required
  • Strong organizational skills, required
  • Must be self-motivated and have a sense of urgency
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of mechanical systems, preferred (electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic)
  • Knowledge of Inventor, preferred

 

We offer competitive salary and benefits packages.

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