Graphics and Packaging Coordinator - 12 month FTC

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Project Management
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

Reporting to G&P Category Manager, the Graphics & Packaging Coordinator will support a range of activities across complex projects within G&P function. The core function of this junior/entry level role is to support the delivery of artwork to the production lines in Malaysia, ensuring the content is accurate and delivered on time.  The Graphics and Packaging Coordinator provides important support to Graphics & Packaging Project Management team in UK and Change Management team in Malaysia, links with Launch Management teams, Commercial, Creative, Design Engineering teams both in UK and Malaysia and other internal business stakeholders.

 

The Graphics and Packaging Coordinator is responsible for: depending on business or project needs, writing detailed briefs to either create new or to change existing graphics, packaging and labelling materials; for documenting any changes to project graphics requirements to ensure there is a fully traceable historic record; for coordinating the communication between G&P team members and various stakeholders around the business in order to support the delivery of G&P materials to meet production deadlines; and for ensuring their successful implementation via electronic part management system.

Accountabilities

  • Brief writing:  discuss all packaging, labelling and graphics requirements with relevant teams (packaging design, engineering, creative, commercial, legal, IP, tech services, standards, compliance etc) to raise an accurate electronic brief in Censhare.

  • Coordinating any revisions and updates, ensuring artwork changes are documented and traceable, supporting G&P Project Manager and Associate Project Manager in delivering graphics on cost, on spec and on time for each project.

  • Supporting G&P Associate Project Manager in preparation and scoping of on-product graphics materials by cross-referencing existing historic materials, creative and new product requirements; checking information though part management systems; consolidating materials where appropriate to reduce waste, complexity and duplication.

  • Assist G&P Project Manager and Creative in product sample reviews to ensure accurate and consistent on-board graphic application across the range.

  • Supporting G&P Project Manager during Artwork set-up and Approval; checking that the artwork matches the brief, information in the electronic part management system and the product specification.

  • Coordinating numerous projects running in parallel and consolidating graphics requirements and changes where appropriate.

  • Working closely with G&P Change Management Coordinators in Malaysia to track timely and cost effective release of graphics to print to support production schedule; communicating and coordinating effective implementation of any graphics changes.

  • Supporting G&P team, Engineering, Commercial team and other internal global stakeholders with any graphics & packaging-related queries.

  • Representing the G&P team in weekly cross-functional cross-team meetings and video conferences, sharing status updates and relaying queries where appropriate.

  • Teamcenter (electronic part management system): investigating G&P part and assembly requirements, creating new G&P assemblies, checking for accuracy and approving G&P assemblies.

  • Escalating and flagging for investigation any discrepancies found to relevant stakeholders.

Skills

  • Degree in relevant discipline (Graphics, Design, Project management) or equivalent experience preferable, but not essential
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in relevant field (e.g. print production, packaging design, engineering, product management) demonstrating an understanding of New Product Development process, as well as an appreciation of product Graphics & Packaging design and production process

  • Good knowledge of Dyson product range

  • Excellent English language skills (written and verbal)

  • Excellent communication skills, able to listen, and convey complex issues concisely and accurately

  • Approachable, professional, confident and flexible

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and cultural awareness, able to build productive working relationships and influence others
  • Analytical mind-set, attention to detail and ability to challenge assumptions and convention

  • Self-motivated and competent, with excellent time management skills

  • Excellent team-working skills

  • Proactive problem-solver

  • Ability to plan ahead, prioritise tasks and coordinate their work

Able to handle demanding workload, coordinate multiple projects at once and deliver to tight deadlines

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Sport centre
  • Life assurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 25 March 2019