Structural Designer


Thinking Careers.    Discover Opal! 

As part of the Nippon Paper Group, Opal is one of Australasia’s leading packaging and paper companies and we employ more than 4,500 team members across our operations. We manufacture goods that you see, touch and use every day and our customer base includes some of the biggest names in FMCG, Retail and Fresh Produce.  

We stand for innovation, smart solutions and sustainability and this is an exciting time to join us as we build our own unique culture fuelled by confidence, energy and passion.   


Discover the Opportunity – Structural Designer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a skilled Designer, or a recent graduate to join the Opal

Packaging team in Auckland. This is a great opportunity to expand your design capabilities whilst being part of a great team and working environment.


You will contribute to the success of Opal by:

  • Complete Custom Design Tasks as allocated by the system
  • Assist in product standardisation by matching existing solutions/tooling with new customers/applications
  • Provide Design advice to Sales, Estimators and Operations staff as required
  • Complete new Die tooling orders and repair tasks in Opal systems
  • Provide support for continuous improvement activities


Discover Yourself

We are able to offer a varied career journey with experiential learning gained from cross-functional and lateral moves. We embrace diversity in all its forms and we look for curious individuals who thrive in an environment of change. Specifically for this role, we expect you will have;

  • Experience in design software, such as AutoCAD
  • General computer literacy
  • Excellent abstract and spatial reasoning skills
  • An understanding of design, production, tooling and manufacture
  • Ability to interpret design briefs
  • Ability to provide excellent service to your internal customers
  • Strong attention to detail


 Discover more… by visiting our website at  or jump right in by sending us your CV.