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Design Engineer
Title:Design Engineer
Department:Plastics - Injection Molding
Facility Name:Creative Plastics
Location:Dalton, GA

Design Engineer

Creative Plastics

Dalton, GA


Job Description: Designs, constructs prototypes, and works with manufacturing to efficiently produce parts and assemble finished plastic displays for customers.


Specific Responsibilities

  • Works with creative team to conceptualize shelf display ideas to meet customer demands.
  • Works with sales and creative team to develop and improve concepts.
  • Creates 3 dimensional computer mockups of parts and assemblies that make up a project using SolidWorks.
  • Creates detailed 2D drawings with all dimensions, specifics, and notes required to properly manufacture parts and assemblies.
  • Coordinate with the production team and work directly with vendors to ensure quality of product, efficiency of assembly, and organization of workflow.
  • Improve upon existing designs by continuous improvement for innovative solutions.
  • Communicate with production, sales, and customer to create and improve designs.
  • Helps create planograms to showcase design concepts to customers and assist sales team.
  • Mentor junior level engineers by teaching them best practices.
  • Use extensive problem solving skills to create original and innovative solutions.
  • Create graphic art and size files using Adobe Illustrator for clients so they can lay out artwork.


  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • 5-8 years’ experience in a design engineering role.
  • Extensive experience in SolidWorks; SolidWorks certification strongly preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator.
  • Extensive understanding of drawing, engineering, and industry standards.
  • Extremely proficient on 3D design software.
  • High level of creativity and problem solving skills.
  • Significant technical engineering experience and knowledge of advanced technology and engineering practices.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Flexibility to adapt to deadlines, changing schedules, priorities, and unpredictable events within a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

High Level of Knowledge of the Following Engineering Manufacturing Methods:


  • Plastic Injection molding
  • Acrylic Fabrication
  • Sheet metal
  • Wood construction
  • Plastic & Aluminum Extrusions
  • Vacuum Forming
  • CNC machining

CP is a division of the Marketing Alliance Group (MAG) family of companies.

Quick facts on MAG: Capabilities Include:
  • 1,500+ employees
  • 4 million + square feet of state of the art manufacturing space
  • Fabrication (Metal, Wood, Acrylic)
  • Plastics (Injection, Extrusion)
  • Printing (Digital, Offset, Screen)
  • Sampling & Fulfillment


Apply online at: www.mktalliance.com/careers

Marketing Alliance Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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