Project Manager - Sandston, VA
Title: Project Manager 2
Location: Richmond location – 5301 Lewis Road, Sandston, VA 23150
Hiring Manager – Chris Cruea – Chris.Cruea@sgsco.com
The purpose of this position is to facilitate jobs in the execution phase of our Client’s production needs. As a key facilitator within the supply chain for packaging artwork issues, you will communicate with design firms, printers, engravers, On-Site Personnel /Sales and Clients to ensure proper printability for packaging. As a key figure within the process, you will help maintain and improve sgsco’s relationship with the Client. Your primary concern will be to coordinate packaging production via job instructions and schedules to complete jobs. Within sgsco, you will effectively communicate specifications for each piece of packaging artwork on your brands by utilizing our order entry system as well as being a resource for production departments when issues or questions arise.
Essential Responsibilities, Accountabilities & Results
Consult with internal stakeholders & Client during the artwork development and pre-press execution
Attend any pre-production meetings (or other meetings), when feasible, per On-Site Personnel’s/Sales request or request of the Client
Respond in a timely manner to Clients
Establish a good and professional working relationship with our Client(s) and design firm(s), engravers and printers
Communicate artwork issues with the client as well as internal and external stakeholders
Respond timely to requests of Client/On-Site Personnel /Sales and others
Document all critical and pertinent information that may impact quality
Participate in process improvement efforts and various production meetings to foster a positive creative impact on the business
Verify technical supplied data is correct to supplied art
Manage project timelines
Communicate received and shipped art to On-Site Personnel/Sales and perform user functionality in a Client’s database used for tracking artwork projects
Understand the Client’s process (deliverables, rework)
Communicate issues to Management
Order entry (ensure orders are complete and concise when delivered to production)
Educational & Experience Minimum Requirements
This position requires the following knowledge and skills:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Some College/Associate’s Degree preferred
2-5 years’ experience preferred
Previous experience as a CSR in the print industry preferred
Experience in the design, print or production art industry
Full comprehension in reading work instructions and business memos
Proofreading skills required
Ability to work independently after initial training
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The following physical requirements are commonly performed in this job. There are times, on occasion, when the employee may be asked or expected to perform duties with physical requirements that are different from those listed here. It is the employee’s duty to notify the management of any physical limitations or inability to perform a certain task.
Regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
Frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms.
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
Vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.