Technical Packaging Coordinator

GERBER CHILDRENSWEAR LLC - Greenville, SC

Full-timeEstimated: $27,000 - $39,000 a year
EducationSkills

POSITION SUMMARY:

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills; be extremely organized; proactive; be able to multi-task successfully; and must be very detail-oriented.

This position will work closely with Packaging Manager, Overseas Contacts, and Compliance teams on technical areas of packaging; primarily maintaining information for system while assisting with daily correspondence, packaging compliance, and review of factory sample submits for infant and toddler products.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

  • Develop and maintain up to date information and documents for customer requirements and databases as necessary
  • Coordinating the communication of necessary product collateral (i.e. packaging, folding instructions, specification sheets, product photos), ensuring all information is clear, correct and provided to the factory by the company calendar due date per each opportunity
  • Create technical specification packets for new or existing items, review product information to make sure it accurately reflects our products
  • Assist with product information requests for product specifications related to exported product for current and potential business
  • Make sure all product assets provided by the packaging designer and graphic artist are consistent and include all relevant information per brand, per opportunity
  • Order components for packaging mock-ups as needed; including bags, hangers, ribbons, packaging, etc.
  • Upload and update materials, labels, packaging, and packets in web system as needed
  • Assist in proofing and reviewing submittals from various vendors for all packaging, labeling, and folding materials
  • Communicate with factories to answer packaging and labeling development questions and resolve issues
  • Coordinate with Private Label Contacts, Marketing and/or Design for approval process with packaging direction, electronic, and physical submits
  • Special projects, as needed

Marginal Functions:

Physical/Visual Activities or Demands: Physical/visual activities or demands that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear, walk, lift packages.

POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education/Experience:

  • College Degree preferred
  • 1 – 3 years of related production experience

Skills and Abilities which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills required
  • Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff as well as outside vendors

Preferred Skills:

  • Adobe Creative Suite skills, particularly Illustrator

Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position:

License(s) /Certification(s) Required: None Required

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws.

Certain job functions described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.

“Commonly associated” is not intended to mean always or only. There are different experiences that suggest other ways or circumstances where reasonable changes or accommodations are appropriate.

All activities, Demands, Conditions and Requirements are linked to Essential Job Functions unless marked with an asterisk which denotes linkage only to marginal function(s).

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Production: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)