Job details

Packaging Developer

at McGregor Industries Inc.
Location Toronto, Canada
Date Posted May 7, 2018
Category Intermediate
Job Type Full-time



For over 89 years, McGregor Industries has been crafting high-quality socks and legwear. As a family operated company, McGregor is rooted in a tradition of premium craftsmanship and innovation. These guiding principles have allowed McGregor to become the number one brand of better socks and legwear in Canada, as well as a marketer of socks and legwear in about 80 countries around the world.  Current brands are:  Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Cole Haan, Michael Kors, McGregor and Happy Foot.

Role and Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for the design of the following types of projects:


·         Create technical packaging artwork and CADs based on design material from marketing department and brand managers

·         Engineer packaging and ensure packaging fits product

·         Ensure quality standards are maintained and meets compliance

·         Work with overseas printers for press sample and production packaging approval

·         Responsible for overall form and function of packaging including fit, quality and structural design to perform at retail level

·         Maintain well organized files and press samples

·         Work with marketing and brand managers to ensure all packaging requirements and standards are maintained

·         Manage and coordinate daily job duties 


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

 The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic team member. 

·         Ability to solve technical production and quality problems

·         Knowledge and experience of design and production requirements with all printing formats and printing processes

·         Project management skills – productivity, timelines and handling multiple projects

·         Attention to detail and accuracy

·         Ability to organize one’s own work

·         Work well independently and as a team player


·         1 – 3  years direct/related packaging and print experience

·         Degree or diploma in a packaging and or graphic arts program

·         Computer skills – Proficient on Mac

·         Strong technical knowledge of the following software applications: 

§  Adobe CS6 (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, InDesign)

§  Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word)

·         Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal