Jr. Designer - Landsberg Orora San Jose

Date posted: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Newark, CA, US, 94560

Company: Orora Group



Landsberg Orora started in 1947, with the philosophy that everything begins and ends with the customer. Today, with locations across North America, Europe and Asia, Landsberg Orora is a market leader in designing custom packaging solutions and supplying a broad range of commodity packaging and stock packaging for our global customers. At Landsberg Orora, we take pride in powering innovations in packaging while ensuring sustainability is fundamental to everything we do. We believe our packaging touches lives and together, we, together as a team, deliver on the promise of what’s inside. From custom packaging design and packaging materials, to prototype development and manufacturing, packaging automation and equipment, kitting and fulfillment, global sourcing, and full service warehousing and logistics, our packaging consultants develop cutting-edge, innovative solutions that take a product from concept to consumer.  It is with this passion and commitment to innovation, we believe in hiring and developing the very best talent by living our core values of Teamwork, Passion, Respect, and Integrity every day. These core values define who we are and how we operate. They shape the way we work with each other, with our customers, and with our communities. Every day, we deliver packaging solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations while solving complex problems as a team.  We believe that all team members (irrespective of their role or level), should aspire to distinctive leadership behavior, as we continue to deliver on the promise for our customers, shareholders and each other. Leadership is not tied to a job title, i.e. you don’t need to be accountable for a team to be considered a leader.



Orora Packaging Solutions is seeking a Jr. Designer to join our San Jose, CA team.  In this role you will collaborate and work closely with a team of highly skilled packaging designers, developing creative packaging solutions for our customers and generating high quality prototypes of those designs. Will also work closely with customer service, and/or planning depts. in executing small batch production orders on in-house prototyping equipment.   Under the mentorship of senior designers, future advancement opportunities are fostered by imparting knowledge and expertise via the custom design process.

This position report to the: Regional Design Manager/Northwest Region

Travel Requirement:  95+% in office/5% travel 

FLSA Status: Exempt


What You’ll be Responsible For in this Role

    • Manages in-house small batch production orders
      • Determines if requests are suitable for in house production
      • Creates sheet layouts (from existing designs) using CAD tools to maximize throughput on proto equipment
      • Creates/produces overpacking when needed.
      • Oversees and directs temp labor required to produce large/complex orders
      • Maintains equipment, works with equipment suppliers in performing regular preventative maintenance
      • Works with production planning team to ensures adequate stock levels are maintained for consumables
      • Maintains quality control of outputs  
    • Assists in designing packaging solutions in a wide variety of substrates, including but not limited to corrugated, folding carton, fabricated foam etc.
    • Participates in brainstorming activities with the design team using hand sketches, verbal cues, and design software
    • Assists in identifying suitable packaging materials/substrates for specific applications
    • Assists in creating high quality packaging mock-ups (physical protos and/or graphical renderings)
    • Assists in presenting final designs to stakeholders and company managers
    • Ensures packaging designs accurately represent the company’s brand and ethos.
  • Other duties as required                                                                                                                    


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two year (A.A. degree), equivalent technical degree, industrial technology, and/or relevant experience in the packaging industry.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Highly detailed, conceptual thinker, motivated by bringing delight to the customer through carefully considered packaging solutions
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple/complex projects concurrently
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)


  • B.S. degree in relevant field of study (mechanical/product/packaging engineering etc.)
  • Hands-on ArtiosCAD, Pro-E, Autocad, Solidworks experience
  • 2yrs+ general industry experience (packaging manufacturing, distribution, and/or packaging design experience with a packaging end user or brand owner).
  • Previous experience operating/troubleshooting CNC equipment
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud


Reasonable Accommodations


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you are interested in applying for employment with Orora and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, or if you believe you do not meet any of the required qualifications of a posted position due to a protected disability and would like to explore the possibility of an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at: careers@ororagroup.com for additional support and guidance


What We Offer


Our rich benefits packages are designed to support the health and well-being of both our eligible co-workers and their families.  Here's a sample of the benefits we offer:


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Generous PTO
  • 401(k)
  • Profit Sharing
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance
  • Group Life and AD&D
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D
  • Group Short-Term Disability
  • Group Long-Term Disability


Equal Employment Opportunity


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse organization. We strive for inclusiveness and a workplace where mutual respect is paramount. We encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or veteran status. We will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as need, to assist them in performing essential job functions.


Recruitment Agencies


Orora does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Orora is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


Solicitation of Payments


Orora does not solicit payment from our applicants and candidates for consideration or placement.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland