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Labelling & Artwork Driver

Date: 21-Sep-2022

Location: High Wycombe, ENG, GB, HP12 4DP Salford, GB, M50 2GN Gateshead, GB, NE11 0JH High Wycombe, ENG, GB, HP12 4DP

Company: Matthews International


SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company. From idea to implementation, we deliver packaging solutions and brand experiences that give brands the freedom to speak louder, scale faster and grow stronger. We simplify marketing and amplify brands to deliver value.  SGK is a Matthews International company. 
 

Role

We are looking for a Labelling and Artwork Driver, on a 12-month fixed term contract. This is a hybrid position and would be ideally located in High Wycombe but we will consider applicants to work in either our Newcastle or Manchester offices. 

 

You will be responsible managing and supporting the execution of labelling and artwork changes from receipt of approved design intents through to release to the printer

 

 

This role will require solid Project management, communication, and organizational skills, with a strong knowledge of packing production and the Artwork approval processes. This is a client facing and you will collaborate across multiple stakeholders.

 

Responsibilities

  • Monitor production of art development from agency handover through release to print
  • Look for opportunities to support SGKs competitive advantage
  • Serve as amin day to day contact on projects for clients, suppliers and external partners, in a timely response.
  • Partner with SGK Print Technical Team and client to resolve colour and print production issues
  • Ensure all project feedback is properly tracked and all content is reviewed and approved
  • Develop, communicate and manage project
  • Schedule and facilitate meetings relating to packaging project timelines and communicate them out, ensure suppliers are completing to timelines, proactively identify any obstacles and seek resolutions.
  • Facilitate online proofing process, timeline consolidation and resolution of artwork changes.
  • Attend Client meeting as and when required, serving as the subject matter expert regarding production processes
  • Essure high quality deliverables, identifying opportunities to drive efficiencies and exceed KPIs
  • Develop ways to monitor Artwork project progress, resolving any issues as they arise. Working with cross functional teams to meet timelines, goals and priorities of projects.
  • Ensure all project feedback is tracked, documented and agreed by SGK and stakeholders
  • Assist in every part of the approval process, ensure alignment in every step of the design and activation process
  • Support onboarding and driving organizational knowledge of the workforce Management tool, demonstrating proficiency with all tools and technologies as requested by the business, continuously Project Management tools/SOP whilst proactively documenting and sharing best practice

 

Requirements

  • Previous project management experience
  • Experience in consumer or corporate creative/production design
  • Experience with or an understanding of the package and pre-media prepress process
  • Category experience in CPG, Retail, Private label and or Food Company, Technology, Pharma industries
  • Positive ability to influence for results
  • Proficient computer skills (Excel, MS office suite, Adobe)
  • Ability to create strong and effective partnerships and collaborations across the business
  • Strong problem-solving skills: ability to identify and execute solutions
  • Ability to lead and adapt to various projects
  • Confident building new relationships and nurturing existing Internal and external partnerships
  • Time management skills, ability to access and develop strategies proactively
  • Focuses efforts on achieving SMART objectives aligned to the company’s strategic imperatives

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