Production Planning Specialist
November 02, 2021
Here’s what we do…
Lowe-Martin is a privately owned corporation and has been in continuous operation since 1908. Providing innovative, integrated and progressive communication solutions that span a range of products and services including: sheetfed offset printing, digital printing; direct and multi-channel marketing; online ordering; direct mail, large format and security printing; extensive in-house pre-press and bindery services; ecommerce solutions; warehousing and logistics. Lowe-Martin's focus on superior service, extraordinary performance and sustainable growth has earned recognition as one of North America's premier marketing supply chain providers.
Here's where you come in!
The Production Planning Specialist (PPS) is responsible for planning and managing each print project through our manufacturing process by ensuring that client product meets our quality standards and is completed in a timely manner. The ideal candidate will have technical knowledge in the areas of print production services and manufacturing and is skilled in project management. Here’s more of what you’ll be responsible for in this role:
Here is more of what you will be responsible for in the role:
Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with clients, senior management and stakeholders.
Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis. Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
Track project milestones and deliverables.
Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
Liaise with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.
Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals and requirements documentation.
Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
Update Win/Loss status of all projects estimated.
Immediately following shipment review docket for accurate final data to facilitate accurate billing.
It would be awesome if you are…
A graduate of a Graphics Communication Management Program or have previous experience in a similar role from a commercial print or creative agency environment; you have the proven ability to manage multiple projects, trouble shoot and provide solutions. You also have demonstrated organisational skills with fantastic verbal and written communication skills and ultimately enjoy working in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment.
Already picturing yourself in this role? We thought you might be! To send us your resume, please apply online at www.LMGRoup.com/Careers
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