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Production Manager - Luxury Packaging - Dongguan China

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Production Manager

The Production Manager is responsible for all aspects of production, purchasing, and execution of account or project-based print and packaging jobs. This person will work with our UK team and will be the link between them and our suppliers in Asia to ensure products are purchased in a way that ensures quality and competitive pricing while overseeing and executing a high volume of complex projects.

To apply, please send updated CV to hr.apac@hhglobal.com

HH Global is a global marketing services group specialising in the execution of print, digital and retail media. Providing services to brands and retailers, both directly and via their nominated agencies, HH Global delivers a seamlessly integrated customer brand experience and a greater measurable return on marketing investment.

With offices across Europe, the US, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific, we deliver for some of the most successful and challenging brands in the world and are a market leader in the coordinated, leveraged, management of global marketing supply chains to unify and synchronise all customer touch points across print, digital and retail media.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Production Manager is responsible for all aspects of production, purchasing, and execution of account or project-based print and packaging jobs. This person will work with our UK team and will be the link between them and our suppliers in Asia to ensure products are purchased in a way that ensures quality and competitive pricing while overseeing and executing a high volume of complex projects.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all aspects of merchandise production with suppliers on behalf of the company and clients. The main steps in this process would be to:

- Receive and review an incoming enquiry from our UK team

- Create and maintenance of a good e-filing and physical filing system

- Send enquiry to suppliers

- Collect and review the quotation

- Manage the ordering process

- Manage initial, pre-production and production samples

- Write up the product technical specification

- Arrange on-site technical meeting

- On-site press checking / approval

- Manage the shipping process

- Invoicing

- Complaint management

  • Build relationships with suppliers and develop communication channels to ensure smooth workflow; liaison between internal stakeholders and suppliers to ensure quality, on-time delivery within budget parameters.
  • Gather job requirements and perform procurement and project management of campaigns or projects with understanding of the client’s objectives. Manage the client’s jobs on-budget, on-time and with the highest level of service and quality.
  • Proactively identify and present additional production solutions to continuously resell PPA/PPS to grow and generate account revenue.
  • Develop / Maintain close relationship with PPS teammates on site in HK as well as the UK.
  • Work independently on day-to-day projects.
  • Consistently exceed expectations and provide superior customer service.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2-5 years of print and packaging production experience.
  • Detailed track record of successful print/packaging sourcing experience.
  • Technical knowledge of print and packaging products.
  • Experience in the Luxury market would be an advantage.
  • Proven project management skills.
  • Experience working with suppliers and vendors to negotiate job costs and schedules.
  • Highly proficient with MS Office software, especially Excel.
  • Entrepreneurial minded with an internal drive to continuously hit goals and succeed.
  • Experience excelling within fast paced, high energy environments.
  • Adaptable self-starter with an outgoing and engaging “people oriented” personality who is capable of working independently as well as working in a team.
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin while Cantonese is a nice to have.
  • Willingness to travel frequently to suppliers.