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Project Manager

Description: 

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

 

The Project Manager position is responsible for supporting and managing the accounts for all of the plants within a specified region including the end-use customer. This position reports to the Customer Support Manager.

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Receive process and monitor progress of customer orders. 
  • Regularly apprise customer of order status
  • Act as a liaison and problem-solver between the customer, sales, graphic design, accounting and production.
  • Monitor customer’s order through the plant from order placement to delivery.
  • Develop and maintain effective communication and relationships with key customers to assure customer satisfaction.
  • Manage the gathering of information critical to the successful completion of projects including specifications, construction cards, die vinyls, artwork, and delivery requirements.
  • Provide estimates for pricing, quotes, and order acknowledgments as required on each project including design, prepress, and preprint pricing. 
  • Insure customer information, records and files are updated and accurately communicate requirements to prepress suppliers using vendor evaluation documents, and manage each phase of the prepress process including specifications, job engineering information, timelines, proof review, and change orders.
  • Review incoming job components for quality and conformance to specification utilizing the vendor evaluation documents. 
  • Manage buyouts of die vinyls, oversized plates, and prepress in a cost effective manner, including charges for customer alterations.

 

Job Requirements:

 

  • Degree in graphic arts, packaging, or graphic communication preferred.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in graphics, graphics packaging or corrugated packaging.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a customer support/service capacity preferred.
  • Excellent safety and performance record.
  • Understanding of manufacturing and machine capabilities, product knowledge and scheduling, and job engineering from both the graphic and structural aspects of packaging.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.  
  • Ability to evaluate information, make good decisions and communicate them.
  • Must have the ability to set and shift priorities, work independently, and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to work irregular hours.
  • Demonstrated team player
     
    International Paper offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, vacation as well as a 401(k) plan and retirement savings account.   This is a great opportunity to start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturer in the packaging industry. 
     

 

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Tucker GA 30084

Location: 

Tucker, GA, US, 30084

Category:  Sales & Marketing
Date:  Sep 1, 2021

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