Packaging Project Manager – (Print Specialist)

Location: Irving, Texas

International packaging and brand development company is looking for an experienced Project Manager to work at our studio in Irving, Texas servicing our major accounts. This is a great opportunity for a talented production minded individual to join a creative team in a casual atmosphere.

The Packaging Project Manager is responsible for successful completion of client projects, while ensuring client satisfaction. This position will manage projects to ensure execution of all tasks -- including assisting in organizing, managing and communicating with resources that deliver all the work required to complete a project within a defined scope, quality, time frames and cost constraints. This position will manage all factors that govern project success to ensure high-quality delivery within time, cost and scope parameters, and assist with and manage high level projects with the support of a Senior Management Team.

The Successful candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of flexographic, offset and gravure print processes
  • Understand the requirements needed from printers for each print process
  • A college degree preferred or a minimum of 5 years project management experience in one of the following areas
  • Packaging development
  • Packaging production
  • Food packaging experience
  • Brand management
  • Ability to manage a variety of projects simultaneously and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to pay close attention to details
  • Have a talent for organization

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Centralized Communications - serve as the centralized communications point and ensure that all team members receive timely and appropriate project information
  • Workflow - enforces a streamlined workflow of JPG processes
  • Organization - ensure that all project documents are captured in the project and files are categorized and well organized
  • Serve as a liaison between clients, suppliers and internal teams such as: US and our Asia offices, which can often require exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • Resource Planning - assist with providing information to map out intended client projects in a capacity plan for review against other work in progress
  • Oversight - manage the schedule throughout the project lifecycle to track progress and make necessary adjustments for any changes that may be necessary
  • Approvals - secure approvals at all stages of the workflow process
  • Quality assurance reviews - make certain our work meets our quality standards and that tasks and projects are completed properly to ensure client satisfaction
  • Problem Resolution - monitor problem projects to ensure that issues are resolved satisfactorily and on a timely basis
  • Meeting Scheduling / Coordination - create/design meeting schedules to achieve effective communication and exchange information between all key stakeholders
  • Liaison - acts as the primary liaison among internal departments
  • Creative Direction - assist our team with communicating creative direction regarding project accounts from time to time

Applications Software Requirements:
- Microsoft Office
- Adobe Creative Cloud (basic knowledge)
- Internet Savvy
- Social Media Savvy
- Mac proficient

Why work with us?
We offer a positive work environment and look for individuals who want to make the place they work better both financially and socially. And... we offer an attractive benefits package that includes: 85% paid health insurance, dental insurance, paid time off, and holiday pay

IMPORTANT! TO APPLY:
To be considered you must follow these procedures:
-Type in the subject line: Project Manager (TX)
-In your email, attach and include information with the following:

  • a) Your work history including specific food packaging projects you have managed and resume (As text or attached Word or PDF doc.)
  • b) Include 3 professional references
  • c) Available start date
  • d) Salary range (information required to be considered for this position)

All applications will be kept confidential. WE WILL NOT CONTACT YOUR CURRENT EMPLOYER.

No phone calls, please.

Job Type:

Full-time

Required experience:

  • Packaging development, packaging production or branding: 5 years

Required education:

  • Associate

 

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