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Structural Design - Prototype Maker

Company: Great Northern Corp
Location: Racine
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Structural Design - Prototype Maker

Employees are Our Greatest Asset

Privately held, Great Northern is one of the nation's largest independent producers of corrugated packaging. For more than five decades, customers have turned to Great Northern Corporation for integrated, comprehensive packaging solutions in industrial, commercial and retail markets.

Great Northern exists to live out the core values established by our founders - integrity, personal growth, entrepreneurial spirit, and a shared future.

Our vision, "We help our employees win through personal growth and a shared future" is a call to action to deliver on building a people-centric culture, developing leaders from within, and sending people home fulfilled about their role and contributions. The "win" for everyone is a trusting and collaborative culture that helps us be at our best every day.

Our mission statement, "We help our customers win by doing what others can't or won't" gives us a clear purpose and raises the bar for performance. Doing what others "can't or won't" for our customers is demonstrated by a willingness to serve customers, value-added partnerships and proactively developing innovative solutions to our customer's challenges.

We are excited that you are looking to join our great culture. Here are some details about the position.


In addition to excellent wages, Great Northern has a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision; life insurance; paid vacation; paid holidays; profit sharing and 401(k) with company match. We also offer our employees a safe, clean, friendly environment and room for growth!


Salary will be dependent upon experience.


Director of Design and Client Services


The Design Assistant will prioritize needs, cut, print, and assemble components per supplied specifications from structural designers to ensure quality, accuracy and efficiency standards. Clearly understands how orders flow through GNC-Racine, follows procedures and consistently performs the daily operations this position requires.


  • Work independently or as part of a team to produce prototypes within specified constraints in a timely manner.
  • Confirm accuracy and content of prototypes against project parameters.
  • Maintain inventory of paper for high speed printer as well as board for samples.
  • Calculate and verify product pricing.
  • Ship packages using UPS and work with our shipping department for receivables.
  • Assist with inventory and organization of incoming product used in displays.
  • Assist Design Team with special projects as assigned.


  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to perform calculations involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions, decimals, and percentages.
  • Ability to handle the pressure of deadlines.
  • Integrity regarding confidential and proprietary information.


Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm. Overtime as necessary.

Great Northern is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No

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  • Racine, WI, USA

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