CTG Print Production Associate Document Advisor in Great Neck, New York

Title: Print Production Associate Document Advisor

Location: US-NY-Great Neck

Job Number: 17205195

Print Production Associate Document Advisor

Our client has an immediate opening for a Print Production Associate Document Advisor in Great Neck, NY, for an on-going contract position. If interested, please apply to this requisition at www.ctg.com, referencing Job# 17205195. For additional information please call the recruiter, Brenda Martin at(507) 438-3943 or by email to brenda.martin@ctg.com.

Pay Rate: $23.67/hr (non-negotiable)/W2 Only

No Corp-to-Corp or 1099's / Sorry No PTO offered

Essential job functions:

  • This is NOT a Graphic Artist position.

  • Associate will act as the primary contact for the client on all matters associated with the delivery and performance connected to our on-site Print Production Center, Document Advisor Services and External Vended Print Services.

  • Responsible and accountable for managing “day of” operations and driving successful results through outstanding leadership, proactive process enhancements, problem resolution, and providing direction to a staff of 5-10 employees in a large Print Production environment.

  • Critical focus on inspecting and managing personnel compliance with process, procedure, and policy to deliver contracted Service Level Agreement targets.

  • Ongoing analysis and continuous process improvement to enhance staff efficiency and effectiveness to deliver the highest levels of Quality Assurance and Client Satisfaction.

  • Primary resource for advice for all document production needs of the Client for digital print solutions.

  • Production Print Advice and Services Promotion

  • Manage Business Unit relationships, working with and advising Business Unit document owners to meet document production needs in a cost effective manner:

  • If applicable, become active member of the Clients Form or Print Committee

  • Promote the print services of the production print center

  • Convert appropriate applications to digital platforms - identify and develop digital document opportunities

  • Ensure that savings targets are met and recorded for various deliverables, where applicable

Print Job Management:

  • Price, co-ordinate and manage print projects for the Business Units as required.

  • Interface with preferred suppliers, internal / external as required.

  • Manage the various process requirements such as: Attend forms/print committee meetings, Document production quote process, Proof exchange, Delivery date follow up, Ensure appropriate documentation is available for audit purposes.

System Administration:

  • Provide system administration for the forms management solution implemented for the client

  • Forms/Document Design:

  • Provide document creation & revision service expertise for all documents produced via print-on-demand (POD)

  • Provide training to client end users on applicable Web-to-Print technology tools and processes

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates training of new employees, as required.

  • Coordinates administrative tasks performed by Client Associates.

  • Attend operations staff and/or/client meetings and act as an operations focal point for the account.

  • Works closely with immediate manager sharing information and following-up with account activity.

  • Coordinates and leads internal and external site team meetings.

  • Participates in internal and external account reviews.

  • Establish effective monthly reports to track and trend key business and performance drivers.

  • Use of Computer: Email, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Provide general guidance and daily activity direction to approximately 5-10 Client Associates.

  • Problem resolution and escalation.

  • Use of organizational and time management skills to facilitate client deliverables.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.

  • Able to lift and move up to 50 pounds.

Skills:

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrate ability to communicated effectively (both written & in person) to Senior levels to articulate document strategy.

  • Demonstrate ability to network with colleagues to share and deliver benchmark solutions.

  • Demonstrate ability to deliver to deadlines.

  • Demonstrate ability to function effectively at all levels of the business.

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of PC's and recent releases of Microsoft Office (Proficient with Excel).

  • Knowledge and experience of graphic design software, especially In Design & Adobe Illustrator is preferred but not required.

  • Ability to demonstrate problems solving skills / analytical skills, and interviewing skills to obtain customer requirements.

  • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple tasks in fast paced environment.

  • Ability to demonstrate creativity & strong negotiation skills.

  • Ability to demonstrate organizational skills.

Experience:

  • Experience with print shop management and/or job scheduling.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of print industry experience in a “production” and/or project management environment.

  • Minimum of three (3) years in a customer relationship role.

  • Experience in print sales or price estimation.

  • Familiar with document “production” techniques.

  • Experience with commercial / transaction print / digital print.

  • Experience in working autonomously.

  • Graphic and document design experience.

  • Account management experience.

  • Print procurement experience with commercial vendors.

  • Print inventory management and tracking experience.

  • Team supervision experience

Education (will be verified):

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent is required

  • Associates Degree is preferred.

Qualifications:

CTG is the most reliable IT services provider, built on 50 years of meeting our commitments to make technology work for clients and deliver real business value. CTG provides industry-specific IT strategy, services, and solutions that address the business needs and staffing challenges of clients in high-growth industries, including major technology companies, large corporations, and government entities located in North America and Western Europe.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work Company by Modern Healthcare (since 2013) in North America, and a Best Places to Work Company in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

Job: Printing Operations / Support