Senior Packaging Production Coordinator in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 9/24/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

Job Overview:

Experienced print/project management professional needed to manage brand packaging and POP projects for Scotts Miracle-Gro organization.

Must have a minimum of 10 years of experience in print and color management for retail or B2B products. Strong project management and communication skills are required.  Superior organization skills are required to manage a broad audience, including brand partners, agencies, creative services, R&D, legal, and production suppliers.  Job includes handling multiple projects, schedules, communications with project teams, budgets, proofing and press/color approvals.  Must possess an acute attention to detail and be skilled at handling a fast paced, multi-task environment.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage production for assigned brand(s) within SMG through all stages to ensure that program(s) are produced to standards and on budget, with an on time completion to meet target dates for launch, etc.

  • Manage pack shot program operations between vendor, brands and production team

  • Set up and maintain projects in the online database

  • Manage communication with resources (brand team, agency, creative, project managers and suppliers) as needed with each project for schedules, releases, reviews, proofs, approvals, etc.

  • Ensure proper brand standards and guidelines are incorporated and are adhered to for each program

  • Create and manage project schedules and timelines and report on project status to stakeholders, along with change management and resolution of conflicts or issues that arise. Document all updates in database

  • Manage translations, file labeling, part numbers, archival of final assets as needed by project

  • Proof approvals include reviewing of design, copy, color, brand standard and routing to all necessary team members

  • Coordinate with Regulatory, R&D and Legal (FTC & Trademark/Copyright) on approvals/routing

  • Assist with securing high resolution images for use in print, e commerce or other advertising media as needed, along with usage rights per scope of project

  • Manage printing, kitting, shipping, distribution with print partner(s) per scope of project

Other Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and work under multiple deadlines

  • Collaborative and team oriented, ability to think outside the box and find solutions to remedy issues that arise

  • Results driven performer; ability guide/assist coordinators with projects when needed

  • Ability to travel for press approvals, vendor meetings when needed

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Google Suite and Adobe Creative Suite

  • Experience with SAP would be beneficial

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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