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Production Manager

Columbus, Ohio | Job #317757

Check out this Production Manager position in the Columbus, Ohio area! Our client is seeking a talented Production Manager for a long-term contract opportunity to manage the execution, production, and on-time delivery of re-branded product labels and packaging assets. This position will also lead and manage a team of up to 30 contract production artists, coordinators and proofreaders. The Production Manager will handle a mix of duties ranging from strategy, management/leadership, operations, and project/account management.

Title: Project Manager
Location: Remote within U.S.
Type: 2 year contract with potential for extension

Production Manager Responsibilities:
  • Direct the daily functions of team, ensuring high performance through the implementation of operational, staffing, organizational and professional development best practices
  • Create and promote a culture that values talent, collaboration, autonomy and accountability where every contributor strives to elevate these standards over time, driving the performance of the entire team
  • Develop, coach and mentor direct reports through formal and informal feedback
  • Provide executional and operational advice and insights on best business practices to client-side upper management
  • Ensure team is compliant with all client branding, operational, legal and regulatory mandates, policies and guidelines
  • Proactively identify and act on opportunities for operational improvements
  • Lead the assessment, design and implementation of group processes, policies and procedures best suited to the needs of the department, the department’s internal clients, and the greater corporation as a whole
  • Capture and analyze team metrics on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Organize and lead monthly operations meetings
  • Maintain high utilization of the contracted resources by managing overtime and the use of flexible staff to cost effectively meet department needs
  • Ensure that all contract employees are on-boarded and receive the tools/training needed to begin their engagement 
  • Responsible for ensuring proper job intake—that project scopes are clearly defined with proper job specifications, estimates and timelines
  • Identify and align key resources to execute on the business needs while adhering to clearly defined utilization metrics & expectations
  • Ensure all delivery dates are met, projects deliver on scope, revisions are handled in allotted number of review rounds, and key stakeholders are brought in at the correct points in time to review the work as necessary
Production Manager Requirements:
  • BA in design, communications or related field of study from an accredited college or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of production, studio or creative services team management experience, managing large and remote teams
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working within a packaging graphics production environment
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience working in a high-volume creative production environment 

Job ID: 317757MN

About The BOSS Group

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As a staffing agency dedicated exclusively to the creative, marketing and digital space, we offer temporary and full-time opportunities with corporations, associations, design agencies and non-profit organizations. With 30+ years of experience and strong client partnerships that span across the U.S., we make sure each placement is a good fit for you and our clients. The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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