Position Functions and Scope:
The Del Monte Creative Services Senior Production Associate is responsible for the production coordination of packaging for assigned brands, packaging transitions due to value engineering initiatives, minor artwork or copy changes that are production only projects, Private Label and/or related Creative Services projects. The Senior Production Associate will ensure that all projects are completed according to the established timeline and budget as well as executed to the highest industry standards. The Senior Production Associate will work closely with his/her manager on printer qualifications, complex pre-press and color work in addition to identifying any opportunities to streamline processes, improve quality control, and identify cost savings opportunities.
Coordinate overall production planning, pre-press, printing, and shipping services for all assigned projects
Provide production estimates, timelines, and specifications as appropriate
Coordinate pre-production meetings with internal teams, outside agencies, separators, printers and other vendors as needed. Maintain communication chain and establish priorities
Coordinate cross functional routing for all consumer facing materials in DM web based content review system
Coordinate print production process for all projects; manage/track routings for various stages of production
Generate status reports for active projects on assigned brands
Maintain thorough hard and electronic files for each project, including but not limited to: estimates, specs, invoices, mechanical files, color standards, ink drawdowns and current printed packaging
Participate in Print Quality Management reviews for assigned brands and projects
Thorough knowledge of offset, flexography, and rotogravure print production
Thorough understanding of pre-press
Project management and problem-solving experience
Effective negotiation skills
Excellent communication skills
Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills
Strong commitment to quality.
Undergraduate degree in Graphics Management, Communication Management or related field
Minimum 3-5 or more years in print procutions project management including procurement experience
Working knowledge of Adobe applications. High level of skill in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); effective interpersonal and communications skills; highly developed problem-solving abilities -- generating creative workable solutions and anticipating issues; strong project management skills and the ability to multi-task; strong attention to detail
Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401(k).
Del Monte Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
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Please be advised that your application is not complete until you fill out, sign, and submit an Application for Employment for a specific position for which Del Monte Foods, Inc. is actively recruiting. Your application must reflect that you possess the required qualifications for the position.
No sponsorship is available for this position.
No agencies or 3rd party vendors.
Del Monte Foods