Job Title: Onsite Project Manager

Salary: £Highly Competitive Salary

Location: France

Reference: J79102

A leading print and packaging company which works with some of the world’s biggest brands is looking for an Onsite Project Manager to liaise with internal and external partners in France. Working with the Account Manager the PM will be the main point of contact for the Client’s Marketing teams in the coordination of packaging/e-commerce development projects.

The PM will assist his/her manager with packaging projects for different supports, artwork, pre-press and e-content.

The PM will be the main point of contact for technical aspects: participation in technical meetings (launch of the range, contact with the printers, etc.), press passing, and technical point of contact for proof management.

The objective of this role is to ensure the daily coordination of the production: define the scope with countries, manage workflows, summarise the information received from the customer, follow up on the quality of the production, and ensure deadlines are met.

The PM will need to be an expert on the graphic chain and in the execution of packaging in compliance with the applicable standards, guidelines and printers’ specifications.

The PM will be accountable for

  • detecting anomalies within the files and alerting the team,
  • coordinating the artwork production between our team and clients,
  • ensuring the deadlines are met, checking the progress with production, managing and coordinating the project. Responsible for the on-time & on-quality delivery.
  • providing the client and production team with clear visibility on the timing and the global roadmap
  • responsible for the development and execution of packaging ranges,
  • performing quality control,
  • ensuring compliance with the company’s internal process as well as the client’s process
  • driving continuous improvement pipeline for artwork process and ensure alignment with global artwork process
  • maintaining and developing a relationship with the Client.

The PM will need the following skills and experience:

>Trained in graphic arts: you have a similar successful experience of at least 4 years in design, print and production art industry.

>Possess very good technical skills: excellent knowledge of the graphic chain and packaging (artwork and reprography), printing processes (offset, flexo, rotogravure), proofing and colour management.

> Fluent in English. Conversational level in French.

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