Kruger Packaging is hiring: GRAPHIC AND TECHNICAL DESIGNER

Looking to the future since its founding more than a century ago, the Kruger Company (Founded in 1904) is constantly evolving and seeking the best talent for its establishments located across Canada and the United States. In addition to the traditional sectors that have allowed it to carve out an excellent reputation on a global scale, namely pulp and paper and cardboard and packaging, Kruger works in fields as diverse as renewable energy, wines and spirits, domestic and institutional paper products and recycling. With sustainable development and responsible resource management at the heart of its success, Kruger has a number of establishments and products certified to the highest standards in the industry. 

Kruger is active in many diverse sectors such as renewable energy, tissue products, pulp and paper, containerboard and packaging, wines and spirits, and recycling.

Kruger Packaging L.P. is a leading North American producer of innovative packaging and containerboard solutions. Its four plants located in Québec and Ontario serve companies of all sizes across North America and the company continues to grow with its first corrugated box plant in the US (Project Benjamin). Kruger Packaging L.P. has as its mission to develop smarter solutions of outstanding quality. Join a motivated and committed team that prides itself on offering customers exceptional products and services and that has the utmost respect for the principles of sustainable development and a reduced carbon footprint.


Reporting to the Design Supervisor, the main function of the designer is to develop new and improved concepts; ensure the continuity of our products while being efficient and competitive in order to meet the needs of our customers. He must develop and provide the sales department with punctual and efficient support.


·        Support sales and production;

·        Carry out packaging studies;

·        Design and develop styles prototypes that meet customer needs;

·        Design and / or copy the printing illustrations of corrugated cardboard boxes;

·        Work with salesforce/customer to acquire all required information needed to effectively create a design;

o   Record specifications and assign proper manufacturing allowances considering machine limitations.

·        Produce technical drawings and / or graphics in order to purchase the dies;

·        Maintenance management of the dies;

·        Determine the compression of a packaging and the best arrangement of the packaged product;

·        Be able to carry out various laboratory tests;

·        Establish the palletization scheme using the “Cape” software, following the customer’s request;

·       Any other task (s) assigned by his supervisor (the Design Supervisor).

SKILLS AND ABILITIES_____________________________________________________

·        Ability to analyze and solve problems;

·        Relational capacity (internal and external clients) & team work;

·        Manage several orders simultaneously while respecting deadlines;

·        Be creative;

·        Autonomy and resourcefulness;

·        Rigor and attention to details.



·        Post-secondary degree (Graphic – industrial desing);

·        Excellent knowledge of IT tools (MS office suite software);

·        Following software an asset: Artios CAD (esko) or other drawing software, Capepack, illustrator, Kiwiplan.


·        5 years of experience in the design of manufactured products;

·        2-5  years of experience in the sale of boxes  or packaging products;;

·        Greenfield plant expertise will be asset;

·        Have basic knowledge of the laws and rules governing the packaging industry (asset).



All employees must apply Kruger’s environmental policy in their daily tasks. In particular, employees are responsible for complying with legal and corporate environmental requirements, and must follow related procedures. Each employee is responsible for reporting all environmental incidents and potential environmental risks. All employees have a duty to take the necessary steps to protect their health, safety and that of those around them at work. They must participate in the identification and elimination of risks at work.