Production Manager - Colorado Springs, CO
InnerWorkings - Colorado Springs, CO

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InnerWorkings (NASDAQ: INWK) has quickly become one of the largest providers of managed print and promotional solutions in the world, boasting some of the world's best-known brands as clients. And as a global company with an impressive track record of success, InnerWorkings has the resources to help you grow in ways you never thought possible.

InnerWorkings Awards and Accolades:
Deloitte Technology Fast 500 – ’08 – ‘11
Brill Street Top 50 Gen Y Employers – ’09 -‘11
Print Professional Top Distributor – ‘11
Crain’s Fast Fifty – ‘11
Information Week 500 – ’10 - ‘11

InnerWorkings is currently hiring a Production Manager to join our Colorado Springs team!

This is NOT a typical Production Manager role. We are seeking driven, creative individuals with experience and are looking to be a part of something big!
Responsibilities include:
  • Managing the client’s jobs on-budget, on-time and with the highest level of service and quality
  • Gathering job requirements
  • Performing procurement/project management of campaign or effort with understanding of objectives
  • Managing job production, delivery and invoicing
  • Ensure all jobs are delivered on-time, expediting operations that delay or alter schedules to meet unforeseen conditions
  • Building relationships with clients and developing communication channels to ensure smooth workflow
  • Acting as the liaison between internal stakeholders, agencies and suppliers to ensure quality, on-time delivery within budget parameters
  • Investigating potential suppliers and recommending those most desirable based on knowledge of manufacturing limitations, supplier facilities, and schedule availability
  • Entering all specifications into proprietary order management system (PPM4), preparing request for bid specifications, and sending bids to selected vendors
  • Maintaining accurate price quotation data in PPM4 for all projects/vendors quoted
  • Managing all aspects of production with vendors on behalf of the client
  • Working within established operating budgets and maintaining daily tracking and analysis of benchmarking information
  • Analyzing job revenue, cost and profitability of job and/or project
  • Developing program strategies that are both beneficial and economical for the client and InnerWorkings
  • Proactively identifying and presenting additional production solutions to further develop InnerWorkings’ relationship with the client
  • Consistently exceeding client expectations and providing superior customer service

We are a fast growing organization and our positions are in high demand!
Requirements for consideration include the following:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline
  • 5+ years of print production experience
  • Direct client interfacing experience
  • Some creative/pre-press experience, preferred
  • Ability to provide specifications to creative teams
  • Experience within a marketing/creative environment, a plus
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proven project management skills
  • Experience working with suppliers to source projects and negotiate job cost/schedules
  • Independent thinking, strong organization and planning abilities
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills are essential
  • Highly proficient in MS Office software, high aptitude for MS Excel
  • Experience excelling within fast-paced, high-energy environments
  • Entrepreneurial minded with an internal drive to continuously hit goals and succeed

We know that our greatest asset as an organization is our people!
We offer:
  • Hands-on training to ensure you are set up for success
  • Full benefits – medical, dental and vision, etc.!
  • 401K
  • Paid time off including vacation time and company holidays
  • Fun, energetic, team-based work environment
  • Low-turnover team with strong management support and training
  • Growing, publicly-traded company with a ton of growth potential!
  • More!

If you have solid experience, an entrepreneurial mindset and are ready to join a high-profile team with access to upper management then we want to talk to you!

Do not hesitate to apply for consideration today!

InnerWorkings is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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