July 11, 2015

Lowongan Unilever Indonesia - Artwork Production Specialist

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Artwork Production Specialist
  • Job Number: 15000D8P
  • Unposting Date: Jul-23-2015, 11:59:00 AM
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Primary Location: Jakarta - Graha Unilever
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Job: Marketing
  • Travel: No
Position Summary
  • The primary purpose of this position is coordinating (manage) packaging artwork projects from design lock through to commercially reproducible mechanical artwork and separations in a timely manner. The position must interface with internal teams (such as Marketing, R&D, Supply Chain, Quality) who provide artwork data and content, and also external partners (PMA’s, design agencies, Printers, etc) who deliver the work in the form of mechanical artwork and printed packaging.
  • This person will be responsible for initiating and managing projects within the Artwork Management System, and also working within a multifunctional project team to deliver projects on time. They will also provide technical advice and input in the design, artwork and print phase of the project to ensure that brand quality and consistency is maintained through the artwork process and Supplier printing process
Position Responsibilities (Expected Work)
  • Understand the category and brands you are working on: the innovation funnel, business strategy related with artworks deliveries, brand DNA, priorities and volume per year.
  • Work together with marketing and Design Agencies at the Design initiation Phase, providing technical inputs to make the Tool Box printable before start the project on Blue.
  • Manage and be accountable for the timely delivery of Mechanical artwork and separation files to printers / suppliers in order to deliver packaging on a timely basis (OTIF).
  • Work with Marketing and Packaging to align the design brief from de very beginning, according to the PMA logic + Panorama guidelines.
  • Create all projects in the Artwork Management System and manage delivery through this system following the Artwork process and System workflows.
  • Consult with Marketing and cross functional project team on timeline development, manage production process issues and act as first point of contact for external production vendors. Provide transparency back to Marketing and project leaders regarding progress and timeline compliance of their projects to enable them to follow up with other functional team members for task completion.
  • Set-up and run pre-production meetings bringing together design agencies, PMA’s and printers to ensure that quality and consistency is maintained from artwork through to print phase of the process.
  • Ensure that design files (Master-Design Toolbox) are created according to UL specifications and handed off properly to PMA.
  • Be an active member of the brand / category innovation teams, participating on all weekly project meetings, giving full visibility to the rests of the team over all topics related to AW’s development.
  • Build a collaborative link with Packaging teams to agree / negotiate / align AW’s technical aspects.
  • Approve color reliable proofs (which will become a contract proof once it is signed) on behalf of Marketing to ensure that the proof meets marketing’s expectations.
  • Get all printers specification, and align WoW.
  • Approve color standards (1st press pass) if not covered by Supplier (PMA)
  • Provide expert guidance and input to Marketing regarding technical requirements for print production and potential challenges; make recommendations for best possible execution within budget and timing.
  • Check work confirmation from PMA in regards to accuracy of content for work performed. Report work confirmation approval to party responsible for invoice approval.
  • Ensure that the PMA follows the approved Rate card for costing, and that the PMA receives an order number for work that is being completed following procure to pay process.
  • Set up kick off meetings for artwork projects with cross functional team
Challenges

  • Coordinating various projects simultaneously; working with multiple cross-functional team members as well as multiple external vendors.
  • Managing the external vendor’s compliance within agreed lead time and quality of delivery.
  • Ensuring that all PMAs are in compliance with UL standards and guidelines for mechanical artwork creation. (e.g: naming convention, software, etc)
  • Manage and report on PMA performance based on UL evaluation criteria
  • Functioning as a technical expert / consultant and business partner to Marketing teams from design to artwork to print phase of the process.
  • Influencing the improvement to artwork management efficiency through project management, process compliance, visibility of artwork KPI’s and ways of working within the team.
  • Work through multi-cultural environment and people / partners in many different countries.
Scope
  • This position will be responsible for several brands and categories at the same time. This may be across market clusters or countries.
  • There is no central time zone and therefore the position may have to work in several different environments.
  • The individual must also coordinate multiple external vendors, with vendors in most cases being outside of their country / region / time zones
  • This will require interaction with many departments to manage all projects as per the artwork process.
Skills and Competencies
Key Competencies:
  • Good communication skills and teamwork
  • Holding People Accountable
  • Organizational awareness
  • Strategic Influencing
  • Negotiating skills
  • Business Partner mindset (not Customer Service)
  • Key Professional Skills:
  • Three to five years experience in the area of packaging: print production, print management, and possibly graphic design, package development, supply management, etc.
Key General Skills:
  • Project Management
  • Highly computer-literate
  • Fluent English
  • Intercultural Awareness
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