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Production Controller (Children's)

Central London
Available on request
Date Posted:
11 Sep 2018
Advertising End Date:
30 Nov 2018
Vacancy Type:
Job Description

A leading trade books publisher is looking for a Production Controller to work on a range of children products. This is an exciting opportunity for a Production Assistant/Junior Production Controller to take a step up in their career. The role will suit an individual who is keen to learn, details-oriented and has a good understanding of four-colour printing knowledge.

Key duties:

  • Project manage schedules for relevant new titles and reprints from conception to delivery
  • Check files on InDesign before going to repro or PDF files checking before going to printers
  • Update and communicate schedules effectively to relevant parties and for progress meetings
  • Accurately estimate and cost new projects and reprint
  • Maintain good relationships with internal team and external suppliers, especially in the Far East
  • Assist and advise in development of new projects

Experience / skills required:

  • Good understanding of print and book manufacture processes
  • Sound experience in the production of wide range of books by a variety of suppliers
  • Good interpersonal skills with an ability to build close working relationships
  • Demonstrable experience of time management/planning
  • Strong passion for children publications
  • Knowledge with Biblio and Safety Testing Legislation will be advantageous

Applicant ASAP, please

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to clarechan@atwoodtate.co.uk

Contact:             Clare Chan
Tel:                    0203 574 4428

Atwood Tate embraces diversity and seeks to promote the benefits of diversity in all of our business activities and to develop a business culture that reflects that belief. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief.