Production Controller

Job type: 
Permanent
Sector: 
Trade
Category: 
Production
Region: 
London
Location: 
UK
Job reference: 
JO0000013004

Are you a production whizz looking for the next step-up in the magic world of Children's books?

We have a fantastic new Production Controller vacancy working for the growing young children's imprint of a popular, South London based Children's Publisher.

This role will work on both four colour book production as well as exciting novelty books and more bespoke products. Key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Creating specifications
  • Title management
  • Scheduling
  • Price negotiation
  • Communication
  • Trouble-shoot
  • Raising purchase orders
  • Invoice payment
  • Shipping
  • Data management
  • Safety Testing

The successful candidate for this role will have excellent production and communication skills in order to be able to negotiate print prices and liaise effectively with colleagues and external suppliers.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic production pro looking for a step-up to join this friendly and busy production team.

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

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