The Artwork Specialist will manage the creation of and maintain the process for artwork development for printed packaging components from specification through publishing to external suppliers for artwork globally.
third party manufacturer/packager and all necessary proofreading are completed at all stages as per current procedure.
Responsible and accountable for process execution and adherence to required completion date.
Expedite and monitor actions required by other functions until completion
Ensure all action items are properly closed out in electronic artwork management System.
Carry out data load projects in electronic artwork management systems
If trained as back-up System Business Administrator of the artwork management system, carry out the System Business Admin. duties as required.
Work with cross-functional project teams and the manufacturing vendor on development for new products and changes to existing printed packaging components.
Ensure appropriate approvals are obtained from other functions where applicable, assure communication is made withAct as Artwork Subject Matter Expert on New Product / Market Introduction, Tech Transfers or special projects requesting Artwork expertise
Liaise with key stakeholders such as Regulatory Affairs, Supply Planning, Quality Assurance, Packaging Technology, Commercial, Third Party Manufacturers, Graphics House and Print Vendors regarding all packaging artwork development, establishing and gaining agreement on timelines and implementation
Facilitate the end-to-end Artwork Management processes over the length of the product(s) life cycle. Including workload evaluation and expediting internally and externally, where necessary to ensure on-time delivery of artwork requirements
Maintain all relevant artwork projects within the electronic artwork management system, ensuring tasks are setup, progressed and completed on time. Carry out artwork approvals, proofreading and printer?s proofs verification checks on the digital comparator
Review and manage Artwork action items in the Change Control to ensure these are properly set up and closed out in line with set timelines
Support and mentor Artwork Technologists as required, and also represent and cover for the Artwork Manager as and when required .
Qualifications & Education
Bachelor?s degree required
Knowledge of Packaging & Artwork ? technical preferred
Knowledge of Pharma labeling regulations ? current & pending
Experience in Artwork Management and computerized documentation control system
Project Management Skills
IT background & qualification if carrying out Artwork System Business Administration duties.
For further information on this Artwork Specialist please contact Laurentina Kennedy at The RFT Group on 01 2302400 Check out all our open jobs on our Recruitment website: www.rftgroup.ie
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