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Designers (FMCG)

Lambeth, London

Job Ref
MDDes01
Location
Lambeth, London
Salary
Competitive plus benefits, inc. 25 days holiday, private healthcare, life assurance

Vacancies with Marks Design, London
Job Title: Middleweight & Senior Designers
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Location: London, W1U 5EJ

We’re looking for talented Designers who are bursting with enthusiasm and ideas to join our busy London studio. This is a rewarding role for a team player with a positive attitude, working in a friendly and relaxed, yet focused and hard-working environment.

A core role within the design team, you will report to the Group Creative Head and Design Leads. Being responsible for producing outstanding designs across all disciplines, having the opportunity to successfully take client projects from briefing stage through to the final application.


Ideal Candidate
Relevant agency experience, having worked on brands both big and small across packaging and off-pack comms. Experience of FMCG and healthcare brands would be a real advantage.
An excellent designer with a passion for problem solving and creating memorable communications, you are eager to learn new aspects of the business with a proactive attitude and approach. You are truly passionate about all things design. With an enthusiasm for all projects, client success and Marks culture. A conceptual thinker with strong typographic skills and an attention to detail, you can consistently demonstrate the ability to execute with excellence, creating great work, on time and on budget for our clients.
With a grounded working knowledge of the usual Adobe software (InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator) and a portfolio that shows conceptual thinking. You are focussed, open minded, and are excited by the potential of being part of a talented and growing pool of creatives.

Key Functions & Skills:
Interrogate: every piece of work in the context of the brief, the overarching ideation and where applicable; the supplied guidelines. Ensure that we remain within workable levels of flex in all areas and ultimately true to the Client.
Motivate: to challenge in the interests of providing great work. Be engaged and be enthusiastic and inspire.
Create: a final suite of work that fits together seamlessly as a campaign and demonstrably ladders up to the overarching concept/ idea.
Present: Your work with the confidence that comes from knowing that you have done all that you can.

Team Responsibilities:
Be an active participant in agency life and get involved with internal initiatives, playing an active role in supporting both your immediate colleagues. Nurture and support younger designers in the team, spot their strengths and be a champion of their skills and development.

What we’re looking for:
An amazing portfolio ! (PLEASE ENSURE THIS IS SENT TO US ALONG WITH YOUR CV)
Relevant level of experience
Proficient in Adobe Suite
Excellent communication skills

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
9:30am to 5:30pm | Mon to Fri


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Senior Account Manager / Account Director

Birmingham

Job Ref
MDbham06
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive plus benefits, inc. 25 days holiday, private healthcare, life assurance

Role & Responsibilities

The Senior Account Manager will be responsible for the relationships with key contacts on the Client side and delivery of campaigns.

You will be able to look for opportunities for client growth within your day to day client as well as new clients. You will look to Develop, review, and implement new business strategies. Create new business relationships with potential clients. Acquire more business acumen through research, and analysis of industry trends and developments. Assist in present new business proposals

You will be expected to plan and manage work to agreed timeframes, delivering within Client budget and profitably for the Agency. You will be responsible for ensuring that projects remain within the agreed parameters of the brief and any agreed SLA or contract. Where work goes beyond that agreed or exceeds the original brief, you will be expected to take appropriate action with Clients to recover costs.

We expect you to be expert both on the industry and the landscape in which your Clients operate. Fluent in terminology, processes, Client plans, competitors and their activity and aware of the key influencers Client side and in the wider industry.

You will be capable of running the financial side of your accounts autonomously. Forecasting, finance reconciliation, resource planning and all billing procedures should be second nature.

Contribute to account reviews and development plans with both watch outs and opportunities. Assisting with the realisation of plans to land opportunities and grow your account.

You must be willing to travel will is essential with this role, with weekly travel to London and also monthly travel to Europe.

Key Functions & Skills

Interrogate: Campaigns and project work to ensure that we are on brief and on course for the wider strategy – both internal client development and the Client’s vision for their Brands.

Motivate: Your team, your Client and yourself to continually challenge the boundaries of what we deliver. Be proactive in bringing relevant new initiatives to your Clients, be excited at the prospect of delivering and industry/ category first

Create: Marks strives to deliver first class creative solutions every time. In fact we aim to get it ‘right first time’. Find ways to assist with this goal and to contribute to making it happen; always look for ways to play our part and speak up when the opportunity presents itself.

Present: Yourself well at all times. We believe that ‘client first’ is truly a part of the Marks DNA. We seek to engender a sincere and holistic ‘can do’ approach, giving Clients a real sense that nothing is too much trouble and everything is delivered with genuine care and attention. Demonstrate these values throughout all that you do.

Team Responsibilities
• Your direct reports will look to you for inspiration and guidance; exhibit genuine leadership qualities and mentor their development.
• Creatives will want to rely on you for robust critique and reliable Brand guardianship, alongside the provision of genuine insight and Client knowledge
• Know when team members are overloaded and find ways to redistribute their workload or otherwise support them. Don’t be afraid to roll your sleeves up
• Support your Account Director with their plans and objectives, seek opportunities to participate in wider Agency development


KPI’s
• A score for your accounts of 80% + satisfaction in Client surveys
• Follow Agency process for:
- Creative, design and ideation
- Estimating projects, quoting to Client and billing
- Internal approvals for above
• Projects running at an average of 40% financial contribution
• Projects delivered to timelines and billed on time
• Positive reviews of your skills, attitude and contribution from colleagues, peers and Clients.
• Timely and thorough appraisals for your team members along with personal development plans

Day to Day

• Write creative and design briefs for sign off by Group Head. Include where appropriate, timeline scheduling CRB’s
• Manage the workflow and workload of your teams
• Maintain regular and valuable Client contact
• Be vigilant over financial process and planning, own the delivery of the monthly forecast

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
9am to 5:30pm | Mon-Fri


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Senior / Lead Designer

Birmingham

Job Ref
MDbham07
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive plus benefits, inc. 25 days holiday, private healthcare, life assurance

Calling all Marksmen and women

We’re looking for a Lead Designer, or Senior Designer with the ambition to be a lead to join our busy Birmingham studio. Experience working with pharmaceuticals brands is vital for this role. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate their skills and experience in the design of packaging and off-pack comms, the creation of guidelines documents and the production of illustrated assets and infographics and photographic art direction.

As a Lead Designer you will be an independent creative, comfortable with pharmaceutical brand creative and confident in managing a project team and workflow. You will be client facing, so will be confident and articulate, leading presentations and playing a key role in the account development.


Key Functions & Skills

Responsible: for the creative quality across an account, handling the demands and working with the client services team to ensure we produce the highest quality creative, on time, every time

Interrogate: every piece of work in the context of the brief, the overarching ideation and where applicable; the supplied guidelines. Ensure that we remain within workable levels of flex in all areas and ultimately true to the Client

Create: a final suite of work that fits together seamlessly as a campaign or product family

Present: Your work with the confidence that comes from knowing that you have done all that you can

Detail, detail, detail: ensure all the I’s are dotted and T’s crossed when executing a brand vision.

Team Responsibilities
• Working in partnership with the Account Director
• Leading multiple project teams
• Reporting the account creative into the Creative Director
• Be an active participant in agency life and get involved with internal initiatives

KPI’s
• A score of 80% + satisfaction for creative in Client surveys
• Creative work delivered on time and on brief – consistent, accurate and efficient interpretation and roll out of creative concepts across all channels/ sku’s/ media
• Development of the account in financial terms and winning new work across the client business

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
9am to 5:30pm | Mon-Fri


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Midweight Designer

Birmingham

Job Ref
MDbham08
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive plus benefits, inc. 25 days holiday, private healthcare, life assurance

Calling all Marksmen and women (with a sweet tooth).

We’re looking for a talented designer to join our Birmingham studio. But what sort of designer and what exactly does talented mean? Hold your horses, I’m getting on to it! We want a designer with ideas. No clearer? Allow me to use an analogy, possibly a bad one (at the time of writing I haven’t decided): packaging design and layout are your bread and butter, but a little bit of unexpected magic is your jam. You must be able to take a brief from packaging through to a retail campaign. You’ll be vocal – heck, even opinionated (tell me if you don’t think the jam sandwich analogy is any good!).

We’re not too worried how long you’ve been in the game or what high school you went to – just show us some magic and a burning desire to succeed.


Key Functions & Skills

Interrogate: every brief so that you can create the most adventurous solution possible.
Create: a final suite of work that fits together seamlessly as a campaign and demonstrably ladders up to the overarching concept/ idea.
Present: Your work with the confidence that comes from knowing that you have done all that you can.
Detail: ensure all the I’s are dotted and T’s crossed when executing a brand vision.
Demonstrate: proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite from design and layout to retouch, as well scamping skills.
Attitude: to push the boundaries of a creative and the brief in packaging and retail design – actively encouraging the same attitude across the studio.


Team Responsibilities
• Play an active role in supporting both your immediate colleagues and those across the agency
• Challenge, colleagues and clients to push the boundaries of the brief
• Be an active participant in agency life and get involved with internal initiatives

KPI’s
• Creative work delivered on time and on brief – consistent, accurate and efficient interpretation and roll out of creative concepts across all channels/ sku’s/ media

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
9am to 5:30pm | Mon-Fri


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Account Executive

Uxbridge, London

Job Ref
MDUxb01
Location
Uxbridge, London
Salary
Competitive plus benefits, inc. 25 days holiday, private healthcare, life assurance

Role & Responsibilities

The Account Executive will be responsible for the delivery of specific Client advertising projects. You will support your line manager on larger pieces of POS projects. You will ideally have 1-2 years’ experience in project management or account management.
You will support with managing FMCG off-pack design projects from concept through to delivery, liaising with various stakeholders to ensure projects are delivered on schedule, at cost and within tight brand guidelines. You will be responsible for the financial management of your projects, including estimating, invoicing, reconciliation and forecasting.

You will be expected to plan projects and manage work to agreed timeframes, delivering work within Client budget and profitably for the Agency. You will be responsible for ensuring that projects remain within the agreed parameters of the brief and any agreed SLA or contract. Where work goes beyond that agreed or exceeds the original brief, you will need to flag this to your line manager with a breakdown of the increased costs. You will have excellent organisational skills, be able to juggle multiple tasks and priorities whilst retaining attention to detail. You will have the ability to prioritise projects and work under tight deadlines whilst remaining calm under pressure.
Be curious, we encourage you to increase your knowledge. Learn about your Clients business, their challenges, trends in their market, the competitive landscape. Understand what threatens their business at both a micro and macro level.

Seek also to broaden your knowledge of the communications industry, of Branding and the mechanics of advertising, print, design and delivery.

Partner with the Creative team on your projects. Participate in brainstorms, share insights and information that you glean from research into your Clients.

You will be Client facing, participating in presentations and liaising with Clients face to face and email. We will expect written communication to be accurate and to a professional standard.

Key Functions & Skills
Interrogate: Projects to identify road blocks, flag them early and proactively plan to mitigate them
Motivate: Yourself and your colleagues. Demonstrate a positive attitude and ‘can do’ approach
Create: Opportunities to learn, from your colleagues and industry peers. Use this learning to add value with context and background knowledge where appropriate
Present: Yourself well at all times. We believe that ‘client first’ is truly a part of the Marks DNA. We seek to engender a sincere and holistic ‘can do’ approach, giving Clients a real sense that nothing is too much trouble and everything is delivered with genuine care and attention. Demonstrate these values throughout all that you do

Team Responsibilities
• Play an active role in contributing to the morale of your team and your colleagues; participate in the social side of Agency life
• Support your colleagues; look around and be aware of who is busy and could benefit from an extra pair of hands. Be proactive and offer your assistance.

KPI’s
• Projects delivered to timelines and billed on time
• Positive reviews of your skills, attitude and contribution from colleagues, peers and Clients.

Day to Day
• Delivery of specific project elements accurately and on time
• Liaison with creative to monitor progress and to sit in on creative review meetings
• Research for specific projects; insight gathering and general background and context for the Studio.

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
9am to 5:30pm | Mon-Fri


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Account Manager (FMCG Design)

Uxbridge, London

Job Ref
MDUxb02
Location
Uxbridge, London
Salary
Competitive plus benefits, inc. 25 days holiday, private healthcare, life assurance

Role & Responsibilities
The Account Manager will be responsible for the delivery of specific POS and Advertising Client projects. You will be a proactive thinker and self-motivated team player. You will have excellent organisational skills, able to juggle multiple tasks and priorities whilst retaining attention to detail. You will have the ability to prioritise work under tight deadlines whilst keeping calm under pressure and without supervision. You will ideally have 3-5 years’ experience in project management or account management.
You will be expected to plan projects and manage work to agreed timeframes, delivering work within Client budget and profitably for the Agency. You will be responsible for ensuring that projects remain within the agreed parameters of the brief and any agreed SLA or contract. Where work goes beyond that agreed or exceeds the original brief, you will need to flag this to your line manager with a breakdown of the increased costs.

Be curious, we encourage you to increase your knowledge. Learn about your Clients business, their challenges, trends in their market, the competitive landscape. Understand what threatens their business at both a micro and macro level.

Seek also to broaden your knowledge of the communications industry, of Branding and the mechanics of print, advertising, design and delivery.

Partner with the Creative team on your accounts. Participate in brainstorms, share insights and information that you glean from research into your Clients.

Assist with monthly forecasting and finance reconciliation reporting.

Contribute to account reviews and development plans with both watch outs and opportunities. Assisting with the realisation of plans to land opportunities and grow your account.

Spend time with your Clients. Don’t get into the habit of emailing work; set up a time for you and/ or the team to present face to face. Instil the habit with Clients and always build time into project plans for work to be presented.

Build your knowledge and confidence with the finance system, understand the importance of timely billing & income recognition. Support your line managers by flagging projects that are incurring additional cost either through over run or scope creep. Ensure that your billing is completed accurately and on time.

Key Functions & Skills
Interrogate: Projects to identify road blocks, flag them early and proactively plan to mitigate them.
Motivate: Your colleagues, your Creatives and your Client. Demonstrate a positive, ‘can do’ attitude at all times. Be upbeat and enthusiastic.
Create: Marks strives to deliver first class creative solutions every time. In fact we aim to get it ‘right first time’. Find ways to assist with this goal and to contribute to making it happen; always look for ways to play our part and speak up when the opportunity presents itself.
Present: Yourself well at all times. We believe that ‘client first’ is truly a part of the Marks DNA. We seek to engender a sincere and holistic ‘can do’ approach, giving Clients a real sense that nothing is too much trouble and everything is delivered with genuine care and attention. Demonstrate these values throughout all that you do.

Team Responsibilities
• Play an active role in contributing to the morale of your team and your colleagues; take time to be aware of the workloads and challenges facing those around you. Volunteer support and assistance when appropriate


KPI’s
• A score for your accounts of 80% + satisfaction in Client surveys
• Follow Agency process for:
- Creative, design and ideation
- Estimating projects, quoting to Client and billing
- Internal approvals for above
• Projects running at an average of 40% financial contribution
• Projects delivered to timelines and billed on time
• Positive reviews of your skills, attitude and contribution from colleagues, peers and Clients.

Day to Day
• Write design briefs for sign off by Group Head. Include where appropriate, timeline scheduling CRB’s

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
9am to 5:30pm | Mon-Fri


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Production

Pre-Press Operator

Tamworth

Job Ref
TamPreP02
Location
Tamworth
Salary
Competitive plus benefits, inc. 25 days holiday, private healthcare, life assurance

Role:
To ensure that all images and files are complete and ready for printing according to the printers specifications.

Key Responsibilities:
• Ensure that all work is completed to client guidelines and to the standards outlined in the process and procedures
• Ensure artwork interpretation is achievable within print production constraints
• Amending, checking & pre-flighting artwork
• Ensure client guidelines are followed
• Ensure artwork meets printer specifications and print process
• Flagging up any potential artwork errors and fixing if necessary
• Providing colour proofs for client sign off
• Using Adobe CS packages to perform all art working and prepress requirements
• Ensuring accuracy and consistency of artwork
• Ability to mentor new & junior staff, provide training to less experienced team members

Skills and Abilities:
• Extensive experience using Adobe CS packages
• Excellent, proven interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills for daily interaction with account management / traffic team
• Knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced office setting
• Demonstrated ability to share skills and knowledge with others
• Ability to work both as part of a team and unsupervised
• Proven experience of artwork creation and manipulation to a high standard
• Ability to understand and execute instructions
• Must be detail-oriented
• To adhere to all internal processes in place for digital workflows
• To adhere to all reporting processes set up within the department
• Effective problem-solving
• Ability to manage own workload and meet customer deliveries
• Ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure

Advantageous:
• Strong knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures
• A keen eye for colour and colour matching skills
• You will have solid experience of working within a prepress environment
• Experience of the print industry and processes

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
8am to 4:30pm | Mon to Fri


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Reprographics Operator (Prepress Repro) Level 1&2 required

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
PP&R BH AC/MO
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside
Salary
Competitive

Reprographics Operator (Prepress Repro) Level 1&2 required

SGS, an sgsco company, is an industry leader in design-to-print branding opportunities partnering with global corporations to produce packaging with noteworthy brand recognition. With over 60 years’ experience serving the Print, Retail, Consumer Goods and Pharmaceutical Markets, the company’s operations are located across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia - Pacific.

Due to an exciting new business award, we are offering a fantastic opportunity to develop a valuable and rewarding career by joining a talented and dedicated team in an amazing working environment, where you will receive ongoing support and training. So if you’re a highly motivated individual who’s eager to learn, have a great work ethic and the drive and ambition to contribute to our highly skilled workforce then we want to hear from you.

We require talented, motivated and hardworking Reprographic Operators to join our growing team. The ideal candidates should have experience and a thorough knowledge of artwork for the packaging industry. FMCG packaging experience and a working knowledge of both Esko PackEdge and Adobe Illustrator would also be a distinct advantage.

Candidates should be organised, have a good eye for detail and be keen to work closely alongside colleagues and clients alike, and to tight deadlines. We will also consider recent graduates with a good degree result in Graphic Design or similar.

Responsibilities include:
• Creating print ready artwork files for various processes (Flexo / Litho / Gravure)
• Maintaining brand/print consistency throughout all disciplines
• Working to strict deadlines

Requirements:
• Ability to follow brand guidelines and print specifications
• Ability to work in Esko PackEdge & Automation Engine Pilot
• Ability to work in Adobe Illustrator with Esko plug ins
• Knowledge of print industry and print processes (Flexo / Litho / Gravure)
• Have worked across a number of processes, from Labels to wide web flexo

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
08:00-16:00


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Project Co-coordinator

Evesham

Job Ref
PC ES DR
Location
Evesham
Salary
Competitive

Main Purpose of the Job
• Ensure printing plates are purchased and onsite in a timely fashion based on production plans. Assist with plate library maintenance during busy periods. Work closely with Pre-Press colleagues on new projects to ensure plate logistics run smoothly

Principal Accountabilities
• Purchasing of printing plates based on production plan timings
• Communication with the plate mounting team
• Collaboration with Pre-Press team on new projects, specifically plate purchasing and delivery
• Co-ordination with the planning team to ensure seamless workflows
• Error detection and prevention.

Education, Qualifications & Experience
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Good understanding of Excel
• Eye for detail
• The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
• Basic filing skills

Core Competencies
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Competence in Excel
• Training will be given in SAP, the main purchasing tool
• Driving for Results
• Customer Focus
• Influencing Others
• Managerial Courage
• Command Skills
• Process management
• Learning on the fly

This list is not exhaustive but represents the main responsibilities of the role. In addition to the above, the job holder is expected to undertake any task as directed by his/her line manager that could be reasonably expected within the remit described and is within his/her capability.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
8:30-17:00


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Origination Co-ordinator

Workington , Cumbria

Job Ref
OC AM JD
Location
Workington , Cumbria
Salary
Competitive

We are seeking candidates interested in applying for the position of Origination Co-ordinator.

Reporting to the Origination Technical Specialist, the successful candidate will be working for SGS Europe - a global reprographic company, within the Amcor organisation.

As the first point of origination and design contact, representing Amcor Flexibles, you will be responsible for the delivery of new designs from concept to print in a timely and cost efficient manner. Key accountabilities of the role will include:
• Interfacing with internal and external customers, and operational departments
• Managing all aspects of the customer’s design, from initial enquiry through to delivery of finished product, and any subsequent issues should they arise:
o Processing requests and orders within the Amcor SAP system
o Working with the customer service and planning team to resolve any supply issues identified within the process
o Complaint management
• Assessing concepts and design files for suitability to print
• Issuing print instructions to the operational team
• Instructing suppliers in printing plate preparation requirements
• Assisting the management of printing plate stocks and re-use
• Attending and supporting customer design meetings and press approvals, both on site and at the customers location
• Project work and cross functional team work, as required

The successful candidate will ideally have a background in a print related role, although training will be given to the right candidate. Knowledge of Adobe and Microsoft packages is essential, and previous experience of SAP would be beneficial. The candidates should also be able to demonstrate the following key attributes:
• Colour Awareness
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Effective decision making, organisation and prioritisation skills
• Self-motivation and the ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
• Proven time management skills

Candidates should be qualified to GCSE Level C or above in Maths and English, or hold a relevant business administration qualification and/or proven relevant experience

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
09:00-17:00


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Flexographic Plate Maker 2

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
CIT FPM IH
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside
Salary
Competitive

Job Specification

SGS currently have an opportunity within their Flexographic Plate Making Department based at our location in Hull. We are recruiting for a full time position, working 3x12 hour shifts per week, day and night shifts rotating, Sunday to Friday. Candidates need to have great attention to detail, have a positive attitude and be a team player. The Flexographic Plate Maker will be responsible for the day to day production of Flexographic Printing plates for SGSco. You will be tasked with engraving, exposing and processing Flexo printing plates against the differing requirements of our print clients, this will include HD and STD technologies.

Skills & Requirements
• Ability to handle and process Photopolymer Printing plates
• Strong attention to detail
• Problem-solving capabilities
• Ability to work under pressure
• Self-motivation
• Communication

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Shifts


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Project Support

Amsterdam

Job Ref
AMS03
Location
Amsterdam
Salary
Competitive

JOB PURPOSE:

Responsible for the accurate data entry of the clients briefs / orders into the MySGS system. Responsible for supporting the Project manager with admin duties and updates on status of projects.
To liaise with Philips on all existing and forthcoming projects to ensure clients expectations are met. Within the capacity of Project Manager and Client service Manager you will be expected to uphold and develop the client relationship and ensure consistent quality of work produced on all BU’s and ensure smooth transition of new processes and procedures.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Client service
• To support the Project Manager in liaising with the client on existing, and forthcoming projects, including the planning and development of plans to complete those projects within the client time scales and to the quality levels expected.
• To oversee client briefs accurately to optimise production.
• To liaise between the client and the Tamworth production facility to ensure all information is correctly interpreted both creative and timings.
• To uphold and represent the company on a daily basis, developing relationships with all relevant stakeholders.

Internal Communications
• To facilitate internal communication through Tamworth on the progress of all jobs
• Together with the Project manager take responsibility for all work placed within Tamworth departments.
• Ensure accurate data entry and collation into MySGS System
• Ensure excellent communication with your Project manager
• Ensure data is organised and up to date.

Internal Systems
• To use MySGS and other systems in accordance with standardised work procedures to ensure work schedules are adhered to and an accurate permanent record is maintained.
• To understand the importance of using systems and to monitor and record progress on all jobs
• To oversee that all project details are documented through the system.
• To continually maintain system so all information is correct for client and partners.
• To adhere to all internal processes in place for artworking and repro
• To adhere to all reporting processes set up within the department

Commercial and Strategic
• Work with team to manage workload distribution

Account Development
• Report all Business Units activity each month and provide proactive forecasting to facilitate the planning of upcoming workload and production resource.

Quality Control
• Support the Project manager to oversee the costing information is correct and carried out immediately on completion of a job so that invoices are timely and accurate for your team
• To oversee that all jobs are proofed and signed off through relevant departments within Philips.
• To communicate priorities to all relevant parties to ensure timelines are respected.

Additional Responsibilities
• Demonstrate an understanding of the client and work that the client produces
• Demonstrate good communication skills.
• Demonstrate a keen eye for detail.
• Show strong organisational skills with all aspects of their team including holiday cover.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
9am to 5:00pm | Mon-Fri


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Quality Control Technician – Level 2

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
QC2 BH CB2
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside
Salary
Competitive

Job Specification

Imagine yourself at the heart of a dynamic, inspiring and future-focused team, helping to build the reputation of household-name brands around the world. Imagine seeing a product picked off a shelf, with the knowledge that you were part of that motivation. That’s what our clients do. They are a global collective of companies that enables brands to Own The Moment™, when a customer’s interest can be converted into action.

Great salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday, Employer contribution pension scheme and Private Medical.

Role:
Responsible to ensure all files delivered for Flexo platemaking are fit for use and match the printers requirements and specifications.

Key Responsibilities:
• Check the digital files produced match the printers specification and are completed correctly to the brief supplied.
• To feedback errors to production team in a timely manner.
• To use internal MIS in accordance with standardised work procedures to ensure an accurate permanent asset database is maintained.
• To understand the importance of using systems and to monitor and record QC errors on all jobs.
• To adhere to all internal processes in place for repro
• To adhere to all reporting processes set up within the department
• Provide input into development of QC process based on client needs.

Skills & Requirements
• • Excellent, proven interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills.
• Experience working with digital artwork files
• Experience and knowledge of Flexo plate mounting essential.
• Demonstrate ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced office setting.
• Keen eye for detail.
• Demonstrate ability to share skills and knowledge with others.
• Understand technical aspects of reprographics and print. Also should be able to quality check separations, screen rulings, screen angles and dotshapes.
• Good knowledge of all print processes is preferred but an excellent knowledge of Flexo is essential.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
08:00-16:00


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Project Coordinator – Temporary Position (6 months)

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
PCTEMP LB MAT
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside
Salary
Competitive

Due to continued growth, we are offering a fantastic opportunity to spend the next 6 months working with our talented and dedicated team in an amazing working environment, where you will receive ongoing support and training. If you’re a highly motivated individual who’s eager to learn, have a great work ethic and the drive and ambition to contribute to our highly skilled workforce then we want to hear from you.

Working as part of a team in a fast paced, high volume environment, you will be required to deliver excellence in the standards of service and care to our customers. You will carry shared responsibility for the timely delivery of products to the customer. You will support our customer facing team, coordinating administrative and artwork services and help with identifying process issues.

Responsibilities include:
• Supporting the Project Management team, from customer relationship development through to briefing and delivery
• Helping the main point of contact with artwork related issues for multiple external suppliers
• Responsible for inputting required data into SGS and Client bespoke systems and delivering working instructions to internal departments at each milestone within the workflow
• Responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective co-ordination of projects on behalf of the customer
• Ensure that all documents are completed in accordance with SGS’ best practice approach
• Ensuring delivery of all agreed outputs are in line with agreed lead times
• To identify and aid response to customer complaints
• Coordinating and communicating with many functions: Design, Production, Quality, Supply Chain and Marketing
• Booking and overseeing client requests, data collection & preflight requirements
• Creation of Quotations and handing of Purchase Orders

This role is for a proactive individual seeking a challenge and would suit someone with a highly organised, motivated and positive approach.
Experience in the Microsoft Office Suite would be advantageous.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
8:30-17:00


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3D Product Visualiser

Tamworth

Job Ref
Tam3D02
Location
Tamworth
Salary
Competitive plus benefits, inc. 25 days holiday, private healthcare, life assurance

Role:
To create 3D images of packaging and products using a variety of methods and software at SGS Tamworth.

Key Responsibilities:
• Constructing and/or editing 3D models using Maya and Photoshop
• To manipulate and enhance 3D images prior to dispatch
• Preparation/conversion of supplied artwork for use in 3D images using Adobe Illustrator
• Responsibility for ensuring line manager is kept informed of the progress of the jobs they are working on, and any impact there is to the production plan
• To understand the importance of using systems and to record progress on jobs
• To ensure all quality control procedures are adhered to

Skills and Abilities:

• A sound working knowledge of Maya, (or similar 3D software), Octane (or similar), and Adobe Photoshop
• Experience using other Adobe CS applications, Illustrator/Acrobat
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced office setting
• Demonstrated ability to share skills and knowledge with others
• Ability to work both as part of a team and unsupervised
• Ability to understand and execute instructions
• A keen eye for detail and the ability to produce high quality images to tight deadlines
• A keen eye for colour
• To adhere to all internal processes in place for digital workflows
• To adhere to all reporting processes set up within the department
• Effective problem-solving
• Ability to manage own workload and meet customer deliveries

Advantageous:
• Photography skills
• Interest or ability in helping to create automated systems and develop more efficient ways of working.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
8am to 4:30pm | Mon to Fri [overtime available]


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Project Manager 1

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
PM1 WS MALT
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside
Salary
Competitive

Job Specification
SGSCO is a collective of companies, expertise, and talent assembled specifically to help brands own every possible moment — in the physical world and in the digital world — when a consumer’s desire can be converted into action. We are not a holding company, we’re the team for the future, helping brands own the moment. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGSCO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.
We currently have a vacancy for a Project Manager to join our team.
In return for your commitment and eagerness to learn, we offer a stable working environment, a competitive salary, private health insurance, plus contributory stakeholder pensions scheme.
Skills & Requirements

Job Title: Project Manager
Due to continued growth, we are offering a fantastic opportunity to develop a valuable and rewarding career by joining a talented and dedicated team in an amazing working environment, where you will receive ongoing support and training. If you’re a highly motivated individual who’s eager to learn, have a great work ethic and the drive and ambition to contribute to our highly skilled workforce then we want to hear from you.

Working as part of a team in a fast paced, high volume environment, you will be required to deliver excellence in the standards of service and care to our customers. You will carry responsibility for the timely delivery of products to the customer. You will be the main point of contact for supporting customer requirements, coordinating administrative and artwork services and taking care of process issues. This role will oversee artwork creation for printed packaging based on technical specifications and design guidelines in case of text changes, launches, transfers and technical changes.

• All aspects of the management, development and delivery to the customers, from customer relationship development through to briefing and delivery.
• Main point of contact for artwork related issues for multiple external suppliers with the responsibility for negotiations affecting all artwork creation and approval processes.
• Responsible for inputting all required data into SGS and Client bespoke systems, delivering works instructions to internal departments at each milestone within the workflow.
• Responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective co-ordination of projects on behalf of the customer.
• Ensure that all documents are completed in accordance with SGS’ best practice approach.
• Ensuring delivery of all deliverables are in line with agreed lead times.
• To respond to and log customer complaints creating an action plan for resolution.
• Responsible for highlighting any errors or deviations from standard work procedures to the relevant internal departments.
• Coordinating and communicating with many functions: Regulatory, Quality, Production, Supply Chain and Marketing.
• Manage the coordination in relevant steps of the artwork creation among internal & external customers and with customer suppliers.
• Responsible for setting the right priorities to ensure timely delivery of the “ready for print” artwork.

This role is for an exceptional individual seeking a challenge. Required Skills, Abilities, and Qualifications:
• A proven track record in a similar role.
• A proven track record of delivery excellent customer service.
• Ability to interpret client briefs and the capability to expedite to necessary areas of the business in order to achieve the clients’ timeline.
• First rate project management skills
• Administration/briefing excellence.
• Excellent Interpersonal/communication skills
• Knowledge of packaging artwork production.
• A keen eye for detail and a good understanding of the artwork/print process.
• Excellent knowledge and be proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite.




Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
8:30-17:00


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Administration

Front of House Receptionist

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
LBMATFH
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside
Salary
Competitive

SGSCO is a collective of companies, expertise, and talent assembled specifically to help brands own every possible moment — in the physical world and in the digital world — when a consumer’s desire can be converted into action. We are not a holding company, we’re the team for the future, helping brands own the moment. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGSCO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

We currently have a vacancy for a Front of house Receptionist to join our team as the face & voice of SGS The Maltings, greeting clients both in person and on the telephone. Candidates must have a friendly approachable manner, strong communication skills, be organised with good IT knowledge and the ability to use Microsoft Office.

In return for your commitment and eagerness to learn, we offer a stable working environment, a competitive salary, private health insurance, plus contributory stakeholder pensions scheme

The role will entail a multitude of activities, including but not limited to:

• Managing a busy telephone switchboard by answering and transferring calls, as well as taking messages
• Meeting & greeting visitors in our reception area before signing them into the building
• Making refreshments for client meetings
• Organising client lunches & dinners both on and off site
• Managing stock levels throughout the building
• Making weekly stock orders for the site, taking receipt and distributing to the allocated location
• Petty Cash management
• Liaising with maintenance services & suppliers
• Deliveries to other Hull sites (Bridgehead & Citadel way)
• Receipt & logging of all delivery notes
• Receipt of deliveries & handling of post
• Creation & logging of all PO’s
• Coordination of the Company Pool Car booking schedule
• Arranging travel money & conversion of multiple currencies
• Ad hoc/additional administrative tasks as and when requested by the business

The role would be perfectly suited to an individual who:

• Has a desire to work within a fast paced, professional environment
• Is highly organised and able to multi-task
• Enjoys meeting and engaging with new people
• Has previously worked within a similar role or environment
• Holds a full clean UK driving license

Function
Administration
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
8:30-17:00


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IT

Software Developer

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
CIT IT 02
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside
Salary
Competitive plus benefits, inc 25 days holiday private healthcare, life insurance

SGSCO is a collective of companies, expertise, and talent assembled specifically to help brands own every possible moment — in the physical world and in the digital world — when a consumer’s desire can be converted into action. We are not a holding company, we’re the team for the future, helping brands own the moment. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGSCO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.
We currently have vacancies for Software Developers to join our team, working on .Net based web applications and services. You will be involved in maintaining and developing existing development activities from documented specifications, as well as working with customers to determine and fulfil project requirements within a fast-paced environment.
In return for your commitment and eagerness to learn, we offer a stable working environment, a competitive salary, private health insurance, plus contributory stakeholder pensions scheme.

Skills & Requirements

The ideal candidate should be degree educated (upper second-class honours or higher preferred) in a computer science discipline and possess previous software and development experience. Key skills we are looking for are one or more of the following
• C#
• ASP.Net
• JavaScript
• Exposure to working with Microsoft Visual Studio or Microsoft SQL server would be an advantage

A background in graphics technology, particularly experience within the packaging sector, would be advantageous. Candidates will however be considered outside of this area provided that they are able to demonstrate the required level of skill and aptitude.
As an experienced Software Developer you will be expected to offer help and guidance to junior members of the team to support their progression within the department. Experience working on full-stack development for high availability web applications that run 24/7 would be beneficial.

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
8:30 - 5:00


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Junior Software Developer

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
JSDDG CIT
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside
Salary
Competitive

Job Specification

SGSCO is a collective of companies, expertise, and talent assembled specifically to help brands own every possible moment — in the physical world and in the digital world — when a consumer’s desire can be converted into action. We are not a holding company, we’re the team for the future, helping brands own the moment. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGSCO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.
We currently have vacancies for Junior Software Developers to join our team, working on .Net based web applications and services. You will be involved in maintaining and developing existing development activities from documented specifications, as well as working with customers to determine and fulfil project requirements within a fast-paced environment. In return for your commitment and eagerness to learn, we offer a stable working environment, a competitive salary, private health insurance, plus contributory stakeholder pensions scheme.

Skills & Requirements
The ideal candidate should be HND/Degree educated (upper second-class honours or higher preferred) in a computer science discipline and possess previous software and development experience. Key skills we are looking for are one or more of the following
• C#
• ASP.Net
• JavaScript
• Exposure to working with Microsoft Visual Studio or Microsoft SQL server would be an advantage

A background in graphics technology, particularly experience within the packaging sector, would be advantageous. Candidates will however be considered outside of this area provided that they are able to demonstrate the required level of skill and aptitude.

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
8:30-17:00


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Software Developers (Junior level and above)

Tamworth

Job Ref
TamIT02
Location
Tamworth
Salary
Competitive plus benefits, inc. 25 days holiday, private healthcare, life assurance

Job Title: Software Developer – all levels
Salary: Competitive + benefits (inc. 25 days holiday, company pension scheme, private healthcare, life assurance, eye care scheme and more)
Location: Tamworth, B78

Imagine yourself at the heart of a dynamic, inspiring and future-focused team, helping to build the reputation of household-name brands around the world. Imagine seeing a product picked off a shelf, with the knowledge that you were part of that motivation. That’s what our clients do. They are a global collective of companies that enables brands to Own The Moment™, when a customer’s interest can be converted into action.

We currently have vacancies for Software Developers to join our team, working on .Net based web applications and services. You will be involved in maintaining and developing existing development activities from documented specifications, as well as working with customers to determine and fulfil project requirements within a fast-paced environment.

In return for your commitment and eagerness to learn, we offer a stable working environment, a competitive salary, private health insurance, plus contributory stakeholder pensions scheme.

As an SGSCO Software Engineer, you will be responsible for:
• Working to defined coding standards within our QMS;
• Completing sprints within an Agile environment to a defined timescale;
• Collaborating with fellow developers for large, multi-stream projects;
• Working closely with the QA team to get your code tested and approved;
• Supporting other members of the team.

Key skills we are looking for are one or more of the following:
• C#
• ASP.Net
• JavaScript

• HND/Degree education in a Computer Science discipline is required

Advantageous
• Exposure to working with Microsoft Visual Studio or Microsoft SQL server.
• Experience with Microsoft Azure and/or mobile app development.
• A background in graphics technology, particularly experience within the packaging sector.


Please note that we do not accept submissions via post due to data protection restrictions.
-Strictly No Agencies-

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
8am to 4:30pm | Mon to Fri


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Software Engineering Business Analyst

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
SEA CITIT DG
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside
Salary
Competitive

Job Specification
SGSCO are a global leader in the digital imaging and communications industry offering design-to-print graphic services to the international consumer products packaging market. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGSCO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

We currently have a vacancy for an IT Business Analyst to join our team. Working from our Hull location, the role is part of our software engineering department, supporting the team in:
• Liaising with our clients and internal stakeholders to document and review business needs
• Recommending options for implementing those needs within SGSCO’s technologies.
• Configuring, testing and implementing the changes with our clients;
• Providing training and front-line support in liaison with the helpdesk.
In return for your commitment and eagerness to learn, we offer a stable working environment, a competitive salary, private health insurance, plus contributory stakeholder pensions scheme.

Skills & Requirements
The ideal candidate should be HND/Degree educated (upper second-class honours or higher preferred) in an appropriate discipline and possess previous IT analysis experience. Key skills we are looking for are one or more of the following
• Strong motivation and ability to learn quickly are required
• Be IT literate and experience of working in a fast-paced agile environment
• Strong communication, problem solving and critical thinking skills
A background in graphics technology, particularly experience within the packaging sector, would be advantageous. Candidates will however be considered outside of this area provided that they are able to demonstrate the required level of skill and aptitude.

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
08:30 - 17:00


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Software Developers (Junior levels and above)

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
CitW04
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside
Salary
Competitive plus benefits, inc. 25 days holiday, private healthcare, life assurance

Job Title: Software Developer – all levels
Salary: Competitive + benefits (inc. 25 days holiday, company pension scheme, private healthcare, life assurance, eye care scheme and more)
Location: Hull, HU9

Imagine yourself at the heart of a dynamic, inspiring and future-focused team, helping to build the reputation of household-name brands around the world. Imagine seeing a product picked off a shelf, with the knowledge that you were part of that motivation. That’s what our clients do. They are a global collective of companies that enables brands to Own The Moment™, when a customer’s interest can be converted into action.

We currently have vacancies for Software Developers to join our team, working on .Net based web applications and services. You will be involved in maintaining and developing existing development activities from documented specifications, as well as working with customers to determine and fulfil project requirements within a fast-paced environment.

In return for your commitment and eagerness to learn, we offer a stable working environment, a competitive salary, private health insurance, plus contributory stakeholder pensions scheme.

As an SGSCO Software Engineer, you will be responsible for:
• Working to defined coding standards within our QMS;
• Completing sprints within an Agile environment to a defined timescale;
• Collaborating with fellow developers for large, multi-stream projects;
• Working closely with the QA team to get your code tested and approved;
• Supporting other members of the team.

Key skills we are looking for are one or more of the following:
• C#
• ASP.Net
• JavaScript

• HND/Degree education in a Computer Science discipline is required

Advantageous
• Exposure to working with Microsoft Visual Studio or Microsoft SQL server.
• Experience with Microsoft Azure and/or mobile app development.
• A background in graphics technology, particularly experience within the packaging sector.


Please note that we do not accept submissions via post due to data protection restrictions.
-Strictly No Agencies-

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
8:30am to 5pm | Mon-Fri


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Software Quality & Support

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
CitW05
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside
Salary
Competitive plus benefits, inc. 25 days holiday, private healthcare, life assurance

Job Title: Software Quality & Support
Salary: Competitive + benefits (inc. 25 days holiday, company pension scheme, private healthcare, life assurance, eye care scheme and more)
Location: Hull, HU9

Imagine yourself at the heart of a dynamic, inspiring and future-focused team, helping to build the reputation of household-name brands around the world. Imagine seeing a product picked off a shelf, with the knowledge that you were part of that motivation. That’s what our clients do. They are a global collective of companies that enables brands to Own The Moment™, when a customer’s interest can be converted into action.

We currently have a vacancy for a Software Quality & Assurance to join our team, working at 'breaking' new software to help eliminate bugs and improve the quality of finished products.
In return for your commitment and eagerness to learn, we offer a stable working environment, a competitive salary, private health insurance, plus contributory stakeholder pensions scheme.


As an SGSCO Software Quality Assurance you will be responsible for:
• Creating/updating training documents and user guides
• Working with customers/employees to identify software problems and advising on solutions

Key skills we are looking for are one or more of the following:
• Analytical skills and an ability to see the big picture
• Organizational skills
• Sense of responsibility
• Independent judgement
• Self-sufficiency, resourcefulness
• Aptitude for teamwork

Advantageous
• HND/Degree education
• Relevant IT qualification
• Experience of automated testing and/or Selenium would be an advantage



Please note that we do not accept submissions via post due to data protection restrictions.
-Strictly No Agencies-

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week (8:30am – 5:00pm days)


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Software Quality & Support

Tamworth

Job Ref
TamIT04
Location
Tamworth
Salary
Competitive plus benefits, inc. 25 days holiday, private healthcare, life assurance

Job Title: Software Quality & Support
Salary: Competitive + benefits (inc. 25 days holiday, company pension scheme, private healthcare, life assurance, eye care scheme and more)
Location: Tamworth, B78

Imagine yourself at the heart of a dynamic, inspiring and future-focused team, helping to build the reputation of household-name brands around the world. Imagine seeing a product picked off a shelf, with the knowledge that you were part of that motivation. That’s what our clients do. They are a global collective of companies that enables brands to Own The Moment™, when a customer’s interest can be converted into action.

We currently have a vacancy for a Software Quality & Assurance to join our team, working at 'breaking' new software to help eliminate bugs and improve the quality of finished products.
In return for your commitment and eagerness to learn, we offer a stable working environment, a competitive salary, private health insurance, plus contributory stakeholder pensions scheme.


As an SGSCO Software Quality Assurance you will be responsible for:
• Creating/updating training documents and user guides
• Working with customers/employees to identify software problems and advising on solutions

Key skills we are looking for are one or more of the following:
• Analytical skills and an ability to see the big picture
• Organizational skills
• Sense of responsibility
• Independent judgement
• Self-sufficiency, resourcefulness
• Aptitude for teamwork

Advantageous
• HND/Degree education
• Relevant IT qualification
• Experience of automated testing and/or Selenium would be an advantage



Please note that we do not accept submissions via post due to data protection restrictions.
-Strictly No Agencies-

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
40 hours per week (8:00am – 4:30pm)


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