A global packaging company in Portland Oregon is looking for an account manager to work with two of their largest clients. The perfect person will have a combination of print/packaging experience, global supply chain experince, and finally the ability to work directly with fortune 100 clients. If this sounds like you please keep reading! Work closely to support existing Brand Account Management team on packaging-related programs and initiatives.
ACCOUNT MANAGER- PACKAGING
The Account Manager will be responsible for interfacing with internal and external Brand stakeholders for packaging-related projects and packaging program initiatives. They will also be expected to identify new business opportunities related to packaging within existing Brand clients.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide a high level of account support and customer service to key Brand contacts.
Assist with development and tracking of project timelines in support of new designs, implementations or additional processes and programs of Brand client projects.
Maintain and develop relationships, and understand specific client material needs for designers, developers and category leads at designated Brand client.
Provide support to operational teams to resolve material issues relating to production, sourcing limitations, timelines and inventories.
Qualify new projects and collaborate with OIA internal teams to identify risks and advantages of potential business.
Communicate with designated levels of management and personnel the nature of the projects, and all problems as well as their handling and resolution.
Keep management apprised of all new developments and situations.
Attend meetings and perform other duties as required by management
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor Degree and 3-5 years of experience in the packaging industry, project management or product development.
Working knowledge of Asia-based supply chains.
Advanced project management skills and the ability to manage multiple high-level projects in a fast-paced environment.
Superior verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills with a cross-cultural and customer service focus.
The candidate must have the ability to exercise independent decision-making with outstanding organizational skills and attention to accuracy and detail.
Intermediate computer skills in word processing and advanced spreadsheet skills.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
Must possess intermediate to advanced mathematical and analytical skills.
Must possess excellent reasoning, negotiation and listening skills. Must be able to adapt to changing environments and work well with a variety of people and customers in a cross-cultural environment.
If you have made it this far and this sounds like an opportunity you would be interested in please apply now!