Sr. Development Manager
Aug 2018 - Present (2 years 9 months)
-Project Manager for new business in the craft beer and specialty beverage industry, primarily on the east coast.
-Work with cross disciplinary teams to bring customer's requests into production.
-Communicate directly with customers and/or account managers to provide carton solutions for a variety of products.
-Work directly with machinery groups, both internal and external, to ensure compatibility and efficiency on packing/cartoning equipment.
-Well versed in Sheetfed offset printing with special effects and enhancements, platen die cutting and embossing, and specialty gluing.
Structural Design Manager
Mar 2011 - Aug 2018 (7 years 5 months)
-Structural design of folding cartons and other paperboard packaging.
-Follows design from initial concepts and revisions through production and completion.
-Manages the structural design department which handles initial design and carton samples, approvals, die layouts, and production of tooling made in house.
-As a result, well versed in various styles of folding cartons from sleeves to basket carriers (beer and beverage packaging) and the manufacturing processes of these cartons.
*As of 3rd Quarter 2015, Carded Graphics was purchased and now a part of Graphic Packaging International.