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Project Management
Project Manager 3
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Kwikee | Raleigh, NC
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Job Description

Southern Graphic Systems is looking for a Project Manager to provide on-sight support to our client, a Global CPG company in Raleigh, NC. We are looking for a Project Manager who understands and is passionate for advertising and all things packaging and brand related.

SGS is a fast-paced and dynamic environment, fueled by design thinking. Packaging design is at the heart of our business - our teams flex their problem solving and design skills across all channels. We are proud to produce creative work that is among the top tier in the industry, for some of the largest Consumer Packaged Goods brands in the world. Our focus on globally delivered design, design adaptation, around the pack and digital content has positioned us at the head of a fast-changing industry.

Position Summary

This position helps 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 the client, design firms, printers and engravers 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 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
* Lead and manage relationships with our Client(s) and internal and external stakeholders
* Communicate artwork issues with the client as well as internal and external stakeholders
* Respond 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
* Manage project timelines and verify technical supplied data is correct to supplied art
* 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

Educational & Experience Minimum Requirements

This position requires the following knowledge and skills:

* High school or college degree with a focus in graphics (or equivalent work experience).
* Hands on experience in print industry (flexo, offset, screen, dry offset).
* Understanding in various graphic design and layout software applications and digital file formats.
* 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.

Physical Requirements

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.