RELX Group Print Production Executive in Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Print Production Executive

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Location: Wan Chai, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

As a Print Production Executive, you will be

• Managing projects assigned, from start to successful delivery at agreed time, cost and delivery of quality products to warehouse.

• To plan publication schedules on an annual basis and be responsible for project cost management including production planning, cost estimating, cost budgeting, cost control, material planning and negotiate price for all print products.

• To set ops objective and align department achievement through growth in revenue and profit by getting all publications (LN-HK) being publish based on pub cal.

• Responsible for vendor arrangement; liaising schedules, processes, product spec and quantities; negotiating annual prices and work load with suppliers and in addition evaluate their service and performance in meeting datelines.

• Project quality management including quality planning, quality assurance and quality control.

• To raise Purchase Orders for all HK print projects plus using People Soft to code supplier invoices (SEA & HK)

• To support Inventory Management; optimize printrun to reduce inventory and working capital.

• To work closely with RELX Procurement Group attending RFQ, print contracts and audit trail to benchmark vendor performance.

• To update/submit weekly production report and monthly metric report to all stakeholders.

• Applying ISBN for all HK print projects plus raising E-Speak for gratis copies submission for Book Registration

• Responsible for POD’s projects, manage risk in the assigned projects and minimize project cost.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Effective Planning & Adherence to Printing datelines

• Ensure all products (pubcal) are ready within LN-print SLA timelines.

• Work closely with the Editorial / Ed-Ops team to ensure files for print are submitted within the agreed timeline.

• Ensure all pubs as per pubcal out to customers on time manner / reduce dissatisfactions and returns.

• Measurement / Metric Report : Benchmark productivity and lead-times by 95%

• Project Cost Management - cost control of all products to achieve company's growth in revenue and profit.

• To use Best Print Method to utilize the most cost / benefit for each print job.

• Negotiate for best deal on cost and lead-time for all print products.

• Benchmark print cost through RFP process.

• Constant look for better cost Saving Action Plan.

• Collaborate across SEA for better print management

• Centralize print management for better cost saving benefits.

• Measurement / Metric Report : Benchmark Cost Management / saving anticipated for 2018 closing – US$ 10K

• Check all products delivered by suppliers to meet expected LN print quality standard.

• involve in pre and post proofs check for all pubs before authorize actual print.

• regular site visit printers to check print/bind quality - meeting expected LN quality.

• regular site visit to the w/house to check delivered stocks (to maintain below 2% defect rate).

• Tracked print supplier performance through Quality Scorecard

• Measurement / Metric Report : Supplier Performance Management Prod Benchmark Achievement: 95%

• To raise Purchase Orders for all HK print projects using BM plus code supplier invoices (SEA & HK) using People Soft System.

• To update/submit weekly production report and monthly metric report to all stakeholders.

• Applying ISBN for all HK print projects plus raising E-Speak for gratis copies submission for LN-Book Registration

Qualification:

• Tertiary or vocational studies in a business discipline.

• Good with Microsoft-office apps, minimum at intermediate level.

• A good understanding of conventional and digital print work process.

• Direct vendor interfacing experience.

• Experience working with suppliers to negotiate job cost and schedules.

• Excellent communicator and team player.

• Good production planning skills.

• Good outsources management skills.

• Good analytical skills ability to analyze statistical data.

• 3-5 years of production experience in publishing field / print production house.

• Excellent communication and presentation skills.

• Independent thinking, strong organization and planning abilities and excellent analytical and problem

• solving skills are essential.

• Experience excelling within fast paced, high energy environments and revenue scaled organization.

• Entrepreneurial minded with an internal drive to continuously hit goals and succeed.

• A team player, work well with team to achieve dept common goal.