Packaging Production Manager

England, London
£40000 - £45000 per annum
02 September 2019
30 September 2019
Job Function
Designer, Artworker, Production
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Packaging Production Manager to join our client - an FMCG packaging design agency based in a very lively part of London! This is an urgent role and interviews are kicking off immediately. If you are looking for your next career challenge and want to work for an award-winning agency within a role that can promise huge exposure and responsibility please READ ON...

You will have a background working within a creative agency environment and will have a high level of print production experience, ideally in FMCG packaging. You will have a solid understanding of packaging production processes and techniques, the creative process and artwork. You will be able to demonstrate excellent project management skills and attention to detail, able to check over artwork and have an appreciation for creativity, ideas, design and typography.

An energetic, strong and robust character is needed to establish and maintain artwork standards, best working practices and promote the agency's core values and behaviours. You will also need to be approachable and confident as you will be a trusted advisor to the studio and broader project teams

our General Skills:
  • Fluent in the use of relevant design and office software - Adobe Creative Suite, Office etc
  • Sound technical knowledge and attention to detail across pack creative and production
  • Ability to work under own initiative and solve problems as they arise
  • Strong time and project management skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Confident, with a customer first mindset
  • Problem solver who takes accountability and ownership of projects
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and management
  • Adaptable with good problem-solving skills
  • Skilled at working hands on within packaging creative and artwork

Roles and responsibilities:
  • Assess project and resource requirements in collaboration with the Studio/Resource Manager
  • Estimating, negotiating and agreeing timescales with account teams
  • Monitoring creative and production adjusting resource plans as needed
  • Hold daily stand ups ensuring all teams members are informed
  • Question and challenge briefs where appropriate to achieve better results
  • Ensure that briefs are accurate and communicated clearly
  • Support the account management team to produce detailed technical briefs for production
  • Arrange and chair creative WIP and artwork sign off meetings
  • Partner with the account and studio teams to identify and resolve project issues swiftly
  • Identify and deliver process improvements to improve efficiency, accuracy, speed and quality
  • Ensure critical path deadlines are maintained
  • Overseeing production process are adhered to
  • Proactively monitor the quality, accuracy and consistency of the studio

The role is paying up to £45,000. To apply please send your application/CV to

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