Production Manager

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Jul 15, 2013
Closes
Aug 14, 2013
Contact
Kim Kaupe
Duration
Full Time

Position Description:

‘ZinePak is looking for an enthusiastic, talented production manager to join our team. The Production Manager will be responsible for buying all paper and merchandise items from vendors and organizing fulfillment and delivery of all products. Candidate will work with ‘ZinePak’s Creative Director and business managers to determine budget, design, and quality objectives to create the best product for best value within a finite timeframe. Candidate will make recommendations for most efficient print and production processes as well as problem resolutions. Source, vet, and negotiate with vendors using RFQ and purchase order applications. Handle numerous projects at once varying in size, scope, and complexity. Create timelines for all projects and communicate them to team members. At any time, ‘ZinePak has up to 10 projects happening simultaneously, each with different delivery dates, vendors, project management teams, and clients.


Requirements:
• Candidate must have at least two (2) years of print production experience
• Candidate must have deep knowledge of variety of printing processes including digital, offset lithography (sheet-fed and web) and large format
• Candidate must have an understanding in production of branded premium productions and domestic product sourcing; current vendor relations are a plus
• Candidate must have effective time management skills
• Candidate must be detail oriented, able to manage multiple projects, tasks and vendors simultaneously, and be sensitive to timelines and deadlines
• Candidate must have excellent communication skills and organization skills
• Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a plus


If you or someone you know fits the above description and wants to join a dynamic, fast-moving, and fun start-up, please include a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements if applicable with your inquiry.

*Serious inquiries only, please.