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Design Function - Design Delivery Services and Print Quality Associate Manager - Guangzhou, China


Design Delivery Services (DDS) at Procter & Gamble partners with design managers and multifunctional team to bring P&G product packaging artwork design concepts to life. We drive critical path scheduling to get our products in the market at the right time, ensure design intent for the artwork is met to delight and communicate effectively to our consumers, and maintain consistency across product variants in the globe/region to drive brand equity. We carefully consider pre-press technical execution details together with external suppliers (pre-press studios and printers) throughout the process for smooth final production.

In this role, you will run the operation of DDS in China as part of the global DDS team. You will govern a team of external personnel embedded in the business teams, who works on product packaging artwork design. You will help your team break barriers, drive change with the business teams in adopting best practices or new technologies to improve the way we work. You will also use your solid pre-press technical expertise to facilitate print quality improvements across the relevant touch points throughout the packaging artwork process.

Important Responsibilities

  1. Manage embedded organization to deliver committed service

  2. Stay in touch with key internal business partners (design managers, initiative leaders) to qualitatively assess performance, capacity and address opportunities

  3. Drive best in class processes and transformational capabilities across functions through training/coaching and tools implementation

  4. Work with cross-functional management and leadership to proactively identify issues and develop solutions and influence process, manufacturing and purchasing choices.

  5. Collaborate with internal (purchasing, design managers) and external pre-press suppliers to drive improvements or issue resolution on print quality within the established protocols

  6. Train and coach others on technologies and processes associated with print, pre-press, print process and print quality management

  1. Bachelor’s Degree is preferred in visual communications, graphic design, or print management. Minimal requirement of Associates Degree and equivalent industry experience will be considered.

  2. Experience working in design production, pre-press and/or printing

  3. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat) and Esko WebCenter preferred

  4. Ability to work proactively and independently in multicultural environment with multi-functional teams and external partners

  5. Strong leadership skills, with the ability to initiate and execute agreed direction

  6. Experience in governance, client and vendor reviews, scorecards

  7. Ability to learn DDS process and apply to specific areas of responsibility. This requires proactive approach to learning and a passion for deep understanding of business and executional excellence.

All of our hiring in China will follow the China Government Employment Regulation, foreign candidate applying for mainland China's position should comply with local laws and regulations on foreigner employment management, please kindly visit the following website to understand more of this regulation.

Please kindly input your name in both Chinese characters and Pinyin when you fill in the form. Thank you!

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China ,Guangdong ,Guangzhou(Canton)

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