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Structural Design Engineer
Title:Structural Design Engineer
Facility Name:Paramount Printing
Location:Dalton, GA

Structural Design Engineer

Paramount Printing

Dalton, GA

Company Overview:

Paramount Printing is a diverse manufacturing organization in Digital Printing focusing mainly on retail and POP industries. Paramount Printing utilizes leading technology and manufacturing processes to help our customers bring their ideas to life. We currently have an immediate opening for a full-time Structural Design Engineer.

Primary Duties:

  • Intake project requests from customers and internal account representatives, confirm all critical information, and evaluate requests to ensure profitable fit and operational efficiency for Marketing Alliance Group and the customer
  • Identify the necessary materials and manufacturing processes for the project and provide alternatives as appropriate
  • Provide insight during the estimation process to identify any issues or cost savings in the production or assembly processes
  • Partner with 3rd party suppliers for non-inventory materials and outsourced components (e.g. thermoforms, metal, and wood)
  • Convey concepts with quick sketches, photos and CAD visualization
  • Produce samples and mock-ups using various structural design techniques and skills including drafting (2D/3D), foam core modeling, and knife tools and cutting tables
  • Provide ongoing project support and answer all the customer’s questions related to the project’s structural design, set up, structural integrity, etc.
  • Leverage retail environment awareness and knowledge of specifications and guidelines to design optimal customer projects
  • Communicate project development path to Account Executives and customers as needed
  • Present project overview for production assembly teams and managers to provide insight into the components of the project from the designer’s perspective
  • Collaborate with customers, sales managers, project managers, graphic designers, design managers, and engineers to determine the best structural design and development approach
  • Leverage project management system for project development, record maintenance, and file/naming
  • Develop presentation material and assist with the presentation of abstract ideas for formal presentations in a variety of settings (one-on-one, small and large groups to include peers, supervisors and clients) in partnership with creative counterparts
  • Participate in or lead project review meetings
  • Create promotional materials and develop Bill of Material, Specifications, Palletization as necessary


  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design, Packaging Design or similar program (emphasis on 3D development)
  • Experience with retailer specifications, print production, and manufacturing process
  • 5 or more years experience in packaging and design, industrial design, engineering or point of purchase display
  • Expertise with equipment and tools within a fabrication shop including digital printers, CAD table, laminators, and mounting substrates

Critical Skills and Capabilities:

  • Creativity:  Applies innovative and original thinking and problem-solving to generate and present improvement ideas and solutions
  • Communication:  Clearly exchanges thoughts, ideas, and messages through written, verbal, and non-verbal methods that promote an understanding with the target audience; listens carefully and attentively
  • Collaboration: Works effectively with others to complete a task or achieve a common objective; ability to cooperate in both interpersonal and team relationships to foster enthusiasm and maintain mutual trust, candor, and respect for others. Works through conflict constructively
  • Innovation: Applies ‘out of the box’ thinking and thorough research to develop creative new ideas and approaches to accomplish a goal or objective in an efficient and effective way
  • Problem-Solving: Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes recommendations; demonstrates tackling a problem by using a logical, systematic, or sequential approach
  • Growth and Results Oriented: Demonstrates an interest, willingness and drive to learn new things; seeks to understand concepts, processes, and ideas within area of functional expertise; naturally inquisitive; sets meaningful goals for personal work productivity


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


Quick facts on MAG: Capabilities Include:
  • 1,200+ employees
  • 3 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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