Production Coordinator

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Position Summary
The Production Coordinator ensures the proper flow of artwork from submission to execution and sets foundation for print production schedules, print specifications and overall production quality. Facilitate deadline-driven and timely communication between Sales, Order Management, Procurement & Logistics, Finance and IT departments, suppliers and print facilities to ensure accuracy of our print media. 

Position Responsibilities

  • Oversee management of print quantities and communication to suppliers.
  • Partner with departmental colleagues to determine layout of SmartSource Magazine.
  • Maintain paper inventories.
  • Provide hard costs to the Order Management Team for late business opportunities.
  • Monitor timelines to ensure all work is being produced within the committed timeframes.
  • Liaise with internal clients to identify and define requirements, scope and objectives ensuring project deadlines are met.
  • Conduct root cause analysis to determine metrics, material flow, project plans, production capacity, and create process documentation.
  • Partner with the Procurement Team to validate print quotes from various suppliers.
  • Develop and conduct vendor compliance audits and program evaluations to drive results. Assure that audit findings are addressed and improvements are permanent. 
  • Identify and facilitate process improvement projects, training/workshops to drive cultural change. 

Position Qualifications                                             

  • 1-2 years of experience in Corporate environment, with an understanding of supply chain management. 
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to alter communication style in order to ensure understanding among other varying communication styles/modalities.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Mac application skills a plus, but not required. 
  • Excellent project coordination skills, with the ability to work independently and think analytically.
  • Proactive problem solver who is highly organized, with strong attention to detail and time management. 
  • Enjoy and thrive in a fast-paced, team environment and comfortable asking questions and learning from others.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative and can maintain professionalism and composure at all times. 

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Neptune Retail Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.