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Packaging Project Manager

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The primary responsibilities of a Graphics Manager is to manage the creation, design and development of graphics utilized on finished products sold in the US Market for assigned brands. The Packaging Services organization is responsible for managing changes in packaging and labeling in a compliant manner consistent with company directives and industry regulations to fully support the supply of products distributed in the US market.

Responsibilities include:

- Develop graphics budget estimates for inclusion into the annual Brand plan financials.

- Develop specific project cost estimates and monitor expenditures on a per project basis.

- Manage the graphic design process by making decisions and recommendations on design objectives and graphics strategies for final printed packaging. Evaluate and recommend the most suitable design resource and actively participate in each creative phase regarding design direction and compliance to brand objectives.

- Supervise the preparation and submission of proposed labeling through the Change Control Process for review and approval. Oversee and coordinate the creation of final mechanical artwork to be in compliance with approved Change Control documentation as well as for graphics and packaging specifications.

- Effectively execute final printed packaging by managing pre-press procedures including technical review and approval of printing films, attendance at initial press runs and issuance of color standards for production consistency.

- Identify, assess, and communicate graphics related risks associated with project timelines throughout the project.

- Provide a resource of artwork archives for various outside departments consisting of electronic and digital files, font libraries, colors and illustrations.

The main objectives of this function are to manage all package graphics related tasks for a defined group of Brands. Specific areas of impact include brand image consistency, color control, individual project financials and on-time implementation for new product launches.

The Graphics Manager leverages defined SOPs, standards, processes and process controls of the Graphics Management Process to ensure only compliant, accurate graphic designs are utilized in change control approval process. Effective collaboration with all internal and external customers is critical to the success of the Graphics Manager in order to ensure the implemented changes fully support BHC US objectives in a timely and cost efficient manner.


- Graphic Design Certification or BA/BS degree (preferably in Graphic Design) with minimum of 3 years’ of professional experience in Packaging (Development and/or Graphics combined). An equivalent combination of education/experience can supersede degree requirement.

- High degree of computer literacy

- Comprehensive understanding of package printing processes

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