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Administration

Administrative assistant intern (6 months)

Barcelona

Job Ref
JOB00000
Location
Barcelona

Our company :
SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in a modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries works collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive positive impact for our clients, our people, and our planet.

We are looking for a admin intern to support out project management team:

Responsabilities :
Under the responsibility of the production manager and backoffice coordinators within the agency, you will assist them in their daily missions :

• You will perform administrative tasks for the managers of the agency (chart tracking, reporting, customer reminders ...).
• You will be operational support in the administrative management of projects.
• You will be key part to ensure lean production processes.
• You are in direct contact with suppliers.
• You will ensure the quality of the color proofs and prepare the shipments.
• You will participate in the editing and tracking of invoices and quotes.

Your Profile :
• You are a student at a Business School / University
• You like teamwork and have good interpersonal skills
• Rigorous and motivated, you are looking for an instructive internship where you will be untrusted with a wide variety of missions
• Bilingual or Spanish fluent
• Good level of English required

Location & duration :
• Barcelona
• 6 months
• Mission to be filled: ASAP
• Job Type: Full-time
•. Work arrangement Onsite

Function
Administration
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract


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Customer Service

Senior Artwork Project Manager (Pharma)

Remote - WFH

Job Ref
JOBXXX
Location
Remote - WFH

Senior Artwork Project Manager/ Labeling coordinator
(PHARMA PACKAGING PROJECTS)

The role:
Working on behalf of SGS, this role is a great opportunity to work with one of SGS global clients. Reporting to the Director of Printed Packaging Materials, the Manager/Sr Manager, Artwork & Labeling is a newly created position responsible for artwork and labeling change activities within the Global Commercial Supply Chain. The individual will have ownership of international artwork and labeling changes for Moderna’s commercial products. This includes working with the graphics team to develop new artwork and managing these changes through approvals and into implementation at our manufacturing sites. This individual will work cross-functionally with: Supply Chain, External Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Regulatory, Tech Development as well as with Moderna’s contract manufacturing network. The individual will project manage end-to-end the packaging process to include booking project deliverables into workflow systems and managing timelines.
The ideal candidate will have experience in a biotech, pharmaceutical or other regulated environment, preferred but strong end-to-end project management skills are key and the ability to communicate across internal stakeholders at all levels.

# Remote working #

# 6 months rolling contract #

# Start date: ASAP #


Key Responsibilities:
· Own the overall development and implementation of international commercial labeling changes
· Manage labeling changes with cross functional team members: commercial, regulatory, quality, manufacturing, supply chain, etc.
· Create and manage labeling change controls
· Manage and prioritize the work of the graphics team for creation/updating of artwork files
· Manage routing of artworks for internal approvals
· Review/Approve printer proofs
· Resolve printing related issues with manufacturing sites and printers
· Work with manufacturing sites to ensure labeling inputs are clear (dielines, coding areas, timings, etc)

Skills and Abilities:
Artwork & / or Print management background (Pharmaceutical is an advantage)
Excellent print and artwork production knowledge
Proven Client Facing ability
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, including communicating were English is not the first language
Team worker, with a positive outlook, who will support other members of the team

Advantageous:
Managing external suppliers
Working with multiple supply chain stakeholders
Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Understanding of Pre-Press requirements, including Artwork Builds, Separation, Colour and Repro-Graphical requirements

Function
Customer Service
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract


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Project Manager

Tamworth

Job Ref
JOB0003315
Location
Tamworth

SGS&Co is looking for a Project Manager to join our offices in Hull or Tamworth

The purpose of this position is to facilitate jobs in the execution phase of our Client’s artwork and pre-press process for packaging production. As a key facilitator within the supply chain for packaging artwork issues, you will communicate with design firms, printers, engravers, On-Site Personnel /Sales and Clients to ensure printability for packaging. As a key figure within the process, you will help maintain and improve Southern Graphic’s relationship with the Client. Your primary concern will be to coordinate packaging production via job instructions and schedules to complete jobs. Within SGS, you will effectively communicate specifications for each piece of packaging artwork on your brands by utilizing our order entry system as well as being a resource for production departments when issues or questions arise. The Project Manager is the primary resource to the On-Site Personnel and Sales, and the key point of contact to the Production Department at SGS. A PM must be able to adapt and create a plan when colleagues are absent.

Essential Responsibilities, Accountabilities & Results
Client/Supply Chain Interaction
• Consult with On-Site Personnel and/or Client during the artwork development and pre-press execution.
• Attend any pre-production meetings (or other meetings), when feasible, per On-Site Personnel’s/Sales request or request of the Client.
• Respond in a timely manner to Clients.
• Establish a good and professional working relationship with our Client(s) and design firm(s), engravers and printers.
• Communicate artwork issues with the Client/On-Site Personnel /Sales/Printer.
• Communicate minor issues direct with design firms. If timing is impacted, contact Client/On-Site Personnel/Sales.
• Respond in a timely fashion to requests of Client/On-Site Personnel /Sales and others
• Document all critical and pertinent information that may impact quality
• Participate in process improvement efforts and various production meetings to foster a positive creative impact on the business.

Project Coordination
• Gather, coordinate and communicate job-related information to production
• Verify technical supplied data is correct to supplied art
• Schedule and see that deadlines are being met on all aspects of the project
• Review PDFs for questions/comments
• Troubleshooting and problem solving with the plant
• Shipping - print tools and tracking when necessary
• Communicate received and shipped art to On-Site Personnel/Sales and perform user functionality in a Client’s database used for tracking artwork projects
• Understand the Client’s process (deliverables, rework)
• Communicate any and all issues to Management ASAP
• Order entry (ensure orders are complete and concise when delivered to production)

Educational & Experience Minimum Requirements
This position requires the following knowledge and skills:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Some College/Associate’s Degree preferred
• 1-3 years’ experience preferred
• Previous experience as a Client Service Representative in the print industry preferred
• Experience in the design, print or production art industry
• Full comprehension in reading work instructions and business memos
• Proofreading skills required
• Ability to work independently after initial training

Work arrangement – Hybrid, predominantly WFH with some requirement to be on-site
Location: Tamworth or Hull
Starting date: Immediately
Type of contract: Permanent

https://www.sgsco.com/
SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries work collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact for our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
Customer Service
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract


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Account Manager - MARKS (Branding & Packaging)

Amsterdam

Job Ref
JOB0003372
Location
Amsterdam

About us
We are a global brand & packaging design experience agency with multiple locations — across continents, time zones and geography. Coming together, we deliver both global vision and local intelligence. In Europe we have studios across London, Birmingham, Amsterdam and Paris.
We are uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Our focus is on using design to amplify brands in the most effective and efficient ways possible and deliver it globally.
Our Culture
Enthusiastic about creativity and design, Marks is a genuinely friendly, fun and engaging place to work. Whilst we all have very serious work to do, we are emphatic that our employees should have the most rewarding experience at work we can possibly give them in a business environment.
We believe nurturing diverse talent and bringing together a team of creative and business minded people with perspectives from all over the world to create a vibrant environment full of ideas, opinions, and experiences.

About the Role
Our Amsterdam Studio is growing rapidly. We are looking for an Account Manager who will be a valuable contributor in the Client Service team, embodying the Marks can-do attitude and spirit of collaboration. They will actively manage the delivery of our clients’ needs - whether that’s drafting briefs, authoring estimates, writing project plans or booking in design resource. There is no “I” in this team and we work hard together to deliver small and big projects across both global and local brands and we like to have fun doing it!
Client Services are the voice of the client within Marks and help ensure that projects run smoothly in the studio. They help our clients to shine by identifying and shaping the clients’ business, brand and personal needs into actionable briefs, ensuring we deliver against them on time, on budget and with excellence.
Our ideal candidate comes from a world of branding and has a background working on FMCG

What you will do:
Demonstrate awareness and accountability for revenue targets
Manage client conversations, taking briefs, feedback and seeking clarity where required.
Draft engaging studio briefs for alignment with Design Directors
Take ownership for the approval and delivery of:
Our work: project plans, cost proposals, contact and status reports, tracking live projects
Our finances: accuracy of the sales tracker, invoicing completed work, tracking
accruals, delivering month-end figures
Identify and manage the inputs needed to deliver the project on time
Work with Design and Resource Management to ensure we have the right talent on the
project at the right time

Work arrangement: hybrid
Location: Amsterdam, 598-600 Herengracht, 1017 CJ

What you will need:
• A strong service mindset, setting out to achieve the best result
• Project management and workflow management skills
• Ability to ask questions - you won’t settle for ambiguity and need clarity to do your job
• Excellent organization skills and ability to stay calm under pressure
• A solid understanding of MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Keynote
• Great listening skills
• The position requires interaction, in English, with different markets across EMEA and eventually NA and APAC if necessary.

What you will benefit from:
• 3-5 years experience within a Brand or Design/Packaging agency, in Client Service
• Knowledge of brand management, strategic design process
• Growing presentation skills and confidence
• A degree or equivalent, in Marketing, Brand Management, Advertising or related field
• Strong understanding of finances running an account ( quoting, invoicing, forecasting)

Who you are:
• A natural organizer and project manager with a positive attitude, who works in a friendly, relaxed and focused way.
• You love Design and Branding
• You have a passion for visual culture, creativity, innovation and tech, beyond the world of graphic design.

Function
Customer Service
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Design

Client Services Director

Birmingham

Job Ref
JOB0003323
Location
Birmingham

We’re the next generation brand design and experience design agency: boutique in mindset, entrepreneurial in spirit, global in scale. Worldwide, we’re over 700 divergent talents, across 18 locations, united in a seamless end-to-end methodology with our parent company, SGS&Co. With a global footprint and local presence to ensure that we deliver both global vision and local intelligence.

We are currently seeking a Client Services Director to join our Client Services team, Client Services are the voice of the client within Marks. You will help our client to shine by identifying and shaping the clients' business, brand and personal needs into actionable briefs, ensuring we deliver against them on time, on budget and with excellence.

In this role, you will lead the Client Service Team, ensuring the agency deliver the Marks promise of can-do agility, and the power of co-creation and competitive value –ensuring that our clients shine. You will also have opportunity to contribute to future business plans, translate new business into growing revenue, and set and manage targets.

The successful candidate will have opportunity to work for a truly global organisation, and an agency that is enjoying significant growth, working with high-profile, household name clients. You will also benefit from outstanding opportunities for career growth, and this role may suit a highly ambitious and experienced Group Account Director/Business Director or similar who is looking for the next step in their development.

This is a hybrid working role, and we are happy for the successful candidate to be based at either our Birmingham. It is anticipated that you will be office based no less that two days a week.


In this role you will:

• Lead the CS team to deliver against the Marks proposition, improving client satisfaction and driving revenue growth.
• Drive and participate in securing new business across SGS&Co
• Collaborate closely with VP, Design to contract business plans –proactively identifying client opportunities, setting targets and successfully deploying resources to translate them into revenue
• Ensure that Account Directors, Group / Business Directors and Account Managers develop their own high-performance teams, deliver against their targets and actively manage risks
• Mentor your direct reports, embedding Marks design and strategy culture, establishing a strong coaching mindset
• Build a strong network across the sgsco organization, to maximise the wider business potential and align with Global Account Directors where our business plans overlap
• Ensure the team follow best practice and business policies in their own work.

You will have:

• 10+ years experience within a Brand or Design/Packaging agency, in Client Service roles
• Exposure to leading, directing large teams
• Exposure to business planning and financial cycle management
• A degree or equivalent, in Marketing, Advertising, Design or related field
• Exceptional leadership and people development skills
• A strong commercial and account-level P&L focus, design competitor context
• Strong stakeholder and problem resolution skills
• Strong networking skills, joining the dots in a large multi-matrix organization


We will offer:

You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

• Annual bonus
• Pension
• Healthcare scheme
• Life Assurance
• 25 days annual leave

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Creative Artworker (packaging)

Amsterdam

Job Ref
JOB0003220
Location
Amsterdam

About us
We are a global brand experience agency with multiple locations — across continents, time zones and geography. Coming together, we deliver both global vision and local intelligence.
In Europe we have studios across London, Birmingham, Amsterdam and Paris.
We are uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Our focus is on using design to amplify brands in the most effective and efficient ways possible and deliver it globally.

Our Culture
Enthusiastic about creativity and design, Marks is a genuinely friendly, fun and engaging place to work. Whilst we all have very serious work to do, we are emphatic that our employees should have the most rewarding experience at work we can possibly give them in a business environment.
We believe nurturing diverse talent and bringing together a team of creative and business minded people with perspectives from all over the world to create a vibrant environment full of ideas, opinions, and experiences.

About the Role
Our Amsterdam Studio is growing rapidly, and we are looking for a Creative Artworker who is excited to work with the biggest FMCG brands out there.
As a Creative Artworker you will blend creativity with solid production artwork knowledge, translating design intent into robust artwork files ready for handover. You will act as a print, technical consultant to Design and Client Service colleagues, empowering better design solutions.
On a daily basis you will work with the Production Director and Senior Artworkers and QC to understand the client requirements, the design intent and the brand guidelines. You will prepare accurate artwork from approved design files, using your keen eye for detail to drive consistency and visual cohesion across all touch points.

About you
Already having an artwork production background, you’ll have an obsession for colour and detail which will come in handy when ensuring colour consistency and achieving accurate colour standards.
You’ll be qualified in Graphic Design or related field and as a result have excellent knowledge working with Adobe 2020, (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign).
You’ll be able to meet tight deadlines and get a buzz from working in a creative and fast paced environment.

What you will need
• Partnering with the Production Manager to create and implement Marks artwork realization processes, setting the file standards and ways of working, guiding others to fullfil them.
• Working with the Production Manager to agree workflows and timing across the sites.
• Ensuring Artworkers and QC are briefed accurately, understand the design intent and brand guidelines, timings and stay true to the resource plan. Manage risks and timings.
• Preparing accurate artwork from approved design files, using your eye for detail to drive executional consistency and visual cohesion across all touch points.
• Acting as the print production consultant to Designers and Client Service, enabling them to produce stronger design solutions.
• Bridging the ’design’ gap to artwork colleagues, ensuring a smooth handover.
• Following all QC, file build, file naming, server protocol procedures, pushing for quality.

Experience needed
• 3-6 years’ experience within an Artwork, Print, Design agency in Production roles.
• Emerging coaching and mentoring skills.
• A network in the wider production sphere, knowledge of their processes.
• A qualified in Graphic Design, Illustration or related field.

Come and join us if you are excited to be a lead role and help shape the culture our growing studio in Amsterdam!

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Project Manager

Various Locations

Job Ref
JOB0003345
Location
Various Locations

Marks is a brand design and experience agency that is uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Fueled by our dual vantage points – embedded partners and future-forward experts – we build brand momentum to move fast, move forward, and move confidently.

As a full-service agency, our expertise extends across all facets of the branding spectrum: strategy, innovation, design, adaptation, integrated marketing communications. Together, we are 600+ people across 12 studios and 8 countries.

Marks is part of SGS & Co, a brand impact group built with the agility and inventiveness that enables our clients to thrive. Our sister company, SGS, is an integrated packaging and marketing company. Together, we shift brands to impact.


We are currently seeking a Project Manager to join Marks. The Project Manager provides day to day support to the Client Service Team, whilst collaborating with our Design and Creative Teams, Operations and Studio. The Project Manager is responsible for managing assigned tasks/projects throughout the creative and adaptive process from inception throughout completion, and striving to achieve the highest quality of work, whilst managing timelines.

As Project Manager here at Marks, you will benefit from being part of a growing, global agency, and will have the opportunity to take advantage of outstanding career development opportunities. You will also enjoy a great working culture, where fun is at the forefront at everything we do, whilst working alongside, and learning from, some of the most talented individuals in our industry. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to truly shape the role of Project Manager within the Marks business.

The Project manager will need to showcase an ability to work within teams, as well as demonstrate the independence and resourcefulness demanded by an agile and highly dynamic agency environment. As a strong communicator, you will be able to facilitate communication with all stakeholders efficiently and effectively.

Whilst you will ideally based within commutable distance from either our London or Birmingham office, you'll benefit from that flexibility offered by our hybrid working methods.


In this role, you will:
• Ensure that all assigned tasks and/or projects are delivered on-time, flagging any out of scope or out of budget requests
• Monitor project progress, handle issues and escalations that may arise
• Document and follow up on critical actions, decisions and risks
• Work with Studio Scheduler when applicable to ensure resource availability and allocation
• Develop a detailed project plan/tracker to monitor and track progress
• Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
• Develop a thorough understanding of internal team operations and processes
• Keep on top of changes to the project scope, timeline, and costs
• Lead client/internal meetings, when necessary
• Maintain positive relationships with the client and relevant stakeholders internally and externally
• Participate in process improvement efforts at client and internal studio level
• Consistently manage multiple projects in fast-paced environment



Ideally you'll have:
• Proven experience within project management role in a design agency environment, or similar role on client side
• An interest in brand stewardship, and project management. Strong understanding of brand and packaging design requirements
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to lead meetings
• Excellent organisational and planning skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and experience in various project management tools
• A collaborative and solutions focused-mindset
• Critical thinking skills
• Unparalleled attention-to-detail
• The desire to take the initiative on projects and have a passion to learn/grow
• Strong analytical skills, and be a proactive problem-solver
• Understanding of design terminology and creative process would be beneficial
• Knowledge of Adobe software would be advantageous, but not vital
• Some knowledge of print production and Flexo, Litho and Gravure printing processes would be highly advantageous


You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

• 25 days annual leave
• Pension
• Healthcare scheme
• Life Assurance


Marks is committed to diversity and inclusion, through our ideas, our people, our behaviour and conduct. Marks has a truly inclusive culture at all levels that respects different opinions and points of view, providing everyone with the opportunity to experience connection and sense of belonging

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Senior Designer (Packaging & Branding)

Amsterdam

Job Ref
JOB0003191
Location
Amsterdam

About us
We are a brand design and experience agency uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Our focus is on using design to amplify brands in the most effective, efficient ways possible and deliver it globally. We are one agency with multiple locations — across continents, time zones, and geography. Coming together, we deliver both global vision and local intelligence.

Our Culture
Marks is a genuinely friendly, fun and engaging place to work. Whilst we all have very serious work to do, we are emphatic that our employees should have the most rewarding experience at work we can possibly give them in a business environment, as well as a great place for all to nurture their talents. We’re bringing together a diverse team of creative people with perspectives from all over the world to create a vibrant environment full of ideas, opinions, and experience.

About The Role
Our Amsterdam Studio is growing rapidly, and we are looking for a talented Designer who is bursting with enthusiasm and ideas to join our creative team. This is a rewarding role for a team player with a positive attitude, working in a friendly and relaxed, yet focused environment.
As an excellent designer with a passion for problem solving and creating memorable designs, you’re eager to learn new aspects of the business with a proactive attitude and approach. You’re truly passionate about all things design. A conceptual thinker with strong art direction skills and an attention to detail, you can consistently demonstrate the ability to execute with excellence, creating great work for our clients.
You will be part of a dynamic team and have the opportunity to participate in projects from concept to execution. You’re focussed, open minded, and are excited by the potential of being part of a talented and growing pool of creatives.

Location Amsterdam
Hybrid work arrangement

What you’ll do
• Apply your knowledge to turn raw ideas into skilfully crafted executions
• Collaborate with the rest of the team, iterate quickly and respect deadlines
• Move effectively while still being meticulous and conscientious in your work
• Participate in agency life and get involved with internal initiatives, playing an active role in supporting your immediate colleagues

What you’ll need
• Overall experience in branding, packaging and corporate identity
• Ability to translate design briefs into compelling creative solutions
• A can do attitude with a confidence and willingness to use your initiative
• A great portfolio that shows conceptual thinking in the world of FMCG
• A hands-on approach, keen eye for detail and great crafting skills
• A passion for visual culture, creativity, innovation and tech, beyond the world of graphic design
• A grounded working knowledge of the usual Adobe software (InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator)
• Organisation skills. You can effectively manage your time, prioritise your work and handle multiple projects simultaneously

Come and join us if you are hungry to learn, determined to create beautiful things and be part of a growing new studio in the heart of Amsterdam.

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Design Director (Packaging & Branding)

Amsterdam

Job Ref
JOB0003190
Location
Amsterdam

About us
We are a global brand experience agency with multiple locations — across continents, time zones and geography. Coming together, we deliver both global vision and local intelligence.
In Europe we have studios across London, Birmingham, Amsterdam and Paris.
We are uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Our focus is on using design to amplify brands in the most effective and efficient ways possible and deliver it globally.

Our Culture
Enthusiastic about creativity and design, Marks is a genuinely friendly, fun and engaging place to work. Whilst we all have very serious work to do, we are emphatic that our employees should have the most rewarding experience at work we can possibly give them in a business environment.
We believe nurturing diverse talent and bringing together a team of creative and business minded people with perspectives from all over the world to create a vibrant environment full of ideas, opinions, and experiences.

About the Role
Our Amsterdam Studio is growing rapidly, and we are looking for an experienced Design Director who is a natural leader and comfortable with a high degree of ownership and accountability. This is a great opportunity for an inspiring team leader with a positive attitude, working in a friendly and relaxed, yet focused and hard-working environment.
Our ideal candidate is a natural brand builder, competent in both strategic and creative branding principles.You have a background working on FMCG brands of all levels, and have a deep understanding of how they operate. You’ll be able to connect the packaging to the full suite of digital and physical touch points. You’ll be creative to the core and genuinely enthusiastic, but first and foremost an excellent designer with a passion for your craft.
As well as thinking conceptually, you’ll be structured in your approach; critical to this role is inherent adaptability and pragmatism as well as strong organisational skills. Working across multiple creative projects in a fast-paced studio environment you will need to prioritise and manage your time effectively.

Location
#
Amsterdam - Hybrid working

What you will do:
• Translate design briefs into compelling creative solutions
• You will lead the team on multiple projects from brief through design, production across a wide variety of design areas including print, packaging, product and experiential
• You will report directly to the Creative Director and you’ll be responsible for the day-to-day quality of outputs from, and nurturing of, the design team.
• You will be providing inspirational directions to the more junior members of the team, mentoring and sharing your knowledge and skills
• You will be able to work efficiently, balancing tight deadlines and frequently shifting priorities
• Foster a respectful, open and inspiring work environment within the studio

What you will need:
• • A solid experience in branding, packaging and corporate identity, digital is a plus
• A portfolio that represents a diverse range of industry expertise, showing conceptual thinking including the world of FMCG
• The ability to change perspectives: a keen eye for detail but being able to shift to ‘helicopter view’ when needed
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to manage clients and projects independently, in association with the Creative Director and other members of the client services and strategy teams.
• Thorough understanding of the production process and the implications of design proposals
• Excellent presentation skills, articulating ideas with conviction in client facing situations
• Organisation skills. You can effectively manage your time, prioritise your work and handle multiple projects simultaneously
• A passion for visual culture, creativity, innovation and tech, beyond the world of graphic design
• A grounded working knowledge of the usual Adobe software (InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator)

Come and join us if you are excited to be a lead role and help shape the culture our growing studio in Amsterdam!

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Senior Designer

Various Locations

Job Ref
JOB0003350-4
Location
Various Locations

Marks is a global brand design and experience agency, uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. We enable our household name clients to get there first and best - empowering acceleration on a global scale. From vision-building to detailed execution, we enable brands to move faster and shift impact.

We are currently seeking a Senior Designer to join our talented team based in either London or Birmingham. You will play a key role in a team that translates brand needs into distinctive visual outcomes - designing, crafting and implementing the brand experience across all touch points, through intelligently applied insight, compelling concepts, confident creativity and consistent activation.

You will know how to autonomously challenge a brief and produce exceptional work, maintaining the brand experience across concepts and channels, and guide others against the brief, leading Middleweight and Junior team members; ensuring our creative thinking goes deeper, our execution become more powerfully consistent, and presenting with clear rationale to clients.

This role represents an outstanding opportunity to join a talented team in an agency that is growing, and enjoy a first class culture where you will have the opportunity to work with globally recognised clients, whilst also having the opportunity to develop your career within a global, market leading agency.


What you'll do

• Act as a deputy for the Design Directors, guiding others to strengthen their work, deepen their creativity, challenge the brief more thoroughly, approving in their absence
• Consult with Client Service to understand the client need, adding insight and richness to the design brief. Advise on resource and timings when needed
• Be a team player
• Actively help others stay on track, being a support for their creativity, managing expectations and risk when things change
• Produce creative that challenges and moves beyond the brief, is embedded in the insight and is activated with powerful consistency
• Present with confidence and clarity and objectivity, enabling debate, taking on board the views of others and positively giving feedback to drive improvement
• Champion and following our file set up, file naming and server filing procedures.


What you'll have

• 4-8 years experience within a Brand/Packaging Design agency in Design roles
• Emerging client presentation skills, discussing, defending design
• Stakeholder management and influencing
• A degree in Graphic Design, Product Design, Illustration or related field
• Understanding of strategic, creative and commercial aspect of brands and the world they inhabit
• Coaching and mentoring skills
• Deep understanding of print production, materials and finishes
• Adobe CC, Office but also understand the power of a sketch


What we offer

You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

• 25 days annual leave
• Pension
• Healthcare scheme
• Life Assurance

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Design Director

Various Locations

Job Ref
JOB0003348/9
Location
Various Locations

Marks is a global brand design and experience agency, uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. We enable our household name clients to get there first and best - empowering acceleration on a global scale. From vision-building to detailed execution, we enable brands to move faster and shift impact.

We are currently seeking a Design Director to join our talented team based in either London or Birmingham. You will play a leading role in a team that translates brand needs into distinctive visual outcomes - designing, crafting and implementing the brand experience across all touch points, through intelligently applied insight, compelling concepts, confident creativity and consistent activation.

Partnering with Client Services, you'll own the creative client relationships and quality of design across brands and/or accounts, and embody the Marks vision of can-do positivity, agility in approach and belief in the power of co-creation and ensuring we deliver the best against each brief. You'll employ strong judgement and analytical skills to drive better design, deliver beyond the client expectation and enable the personal growth of your own team.

This role would suit an ambitious designer looking to take that next natural step forward into a leadership role with a global, market leading agency.


What you'll do

• Build strong client relationships, acting as their brand custodian, using understanding of strategic, creative and commercial aspect of brands to add provocation and richness
• Lead by example, guiding and inspiring your team to produce exceptional, insightful work that fully explores, challenges and goes beyond the brief.
• Approve work before client submission, maintaining our quality of output
• Act as the design consultant to your Client Service partners, aligning briefs to the client and brand needs, adding richness and insight to enable design to go deeper, stronger
• Maximise our resources, and manage your team’s workflow to deliver efficiently, adapting the plan when things change in partnership with Resource Management
• Grow you team by coaching and setting clear objectives
• Ensure your team follow file, server, naming conventions, business policies and process


What you'll have

• 8-12 years experience within a Brand/Packaging Design agency in Design roles
• Cross-team management, ability to identify and leverage skills across the network
• Agility, read the room and adapt
• A degree in Graphic Design, Product Design, Illustration or related fieldStrong knowledge of strategic, creative and commercial aspect of brands and the world they inhabit
• Be an engaging presenter, debating, defending design work, influencing.
• Stakeholder management skills
• Exceptional print / material knowledge
• Adobe CC, Office, Sketching


What we offer

You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

• 25 days annual leave
• Pension
• Healthcare scheme
• Life Assurance

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Middleweight Designer

Various Locations

Job Ref
JOB0003354-6
Location
Various Locations

Marks is a global brand design and experience agency, uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. We enable our household name clients to get there first and best - empowering acceleration on a global scale. From vision-building to detailed execution, we enable brands to move faster and shift impact.


We are currently seeking a Middleweight Designer to join our talented team based in either London or Birmingham. In this role, you will translate brand needs into distinctive visual outcomes - designing, crafting and implementing the brand experience across all touch points, through intelligently applied insight, compelling concepts, confident creativity and consistent activation.

As a valuable player in the design team, you will have opportunity to build your expertise across brand design, typography, illustration, photography, finishes and print processes.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Designer with around 2 years minimum experience in a similar role within packaging, branding, design, comms or media. The successful candidate with have opportunity to work alongside a talented team in an expanding agency with a great working culture. You will also have opportunity to develop your portfolio with household name global brands.


What you'll do:

• Working with Design Directorate and Senior Designers to understand the brief, brand guidelines, technical constraints for the project and aiding them guide junior team members.
• Challenging the brief, delivering the expected and the unexpected in your response
• Effectively managing your time, collaborating with Resource Managers
• Being a team player. Keeping the channels of communication open between Design, Client Service, Strategy and Operations teams, seeking guidance when things change
• Adding value to internal design reviews, offering fresh perspective, giving feedback to executional consistency, art direction of photography.
• Championing and following our file set up, file naming and server filing procedures.
• Pro-actively assisting the team, contributing to studio inspiration and design events.


What you'll have:

• 2-5 years experience within a branding, packaging, and corporate identity role
• Understanding of strategic, creative and commercial aspect of brands and the world they inhabit
• Emerging coaching and mentoring skills
• A degree in Graphic Design, Product Design, Illustration or related field
• Ability to confidently and clearly articulate your thinking
• Know when a sketch is more persuasive than a mac visual
• Ability to multi-tasking and excellent time management skills
• Excellence in Adobe CC, (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), Keynote
• If you have knowledge of designing for e-commerce, and/or animation in After effects, that would be highly advantageous.


What we offer:

You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

• 25 days annual leave
• Pension
• Healthcare scheme
• Life Assurance

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Creative Director

Various Locations

Job Ref
JOB0003347
Location
Various Locations

Marks is a global brand design and experience agency, uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. We enable our household name clients to get there first and best - empowering acceleration on a global scale. From vision-building to detailed execution, we enable brands to move faster and shift impact.

We are currently seeking a Creative Director to join our talented team based in either London or Birmingham. In this role, you will lead the team that translates brand needs into distinctive visual outcomes - designing, crafting and implementing the brand experience across all touch points, through intelligently applied insight, compelling concepts, confident creativity and consistent activation.

As the Design Leader for a Marks Studio, you will ensure the Design Directorate deliver Marks promise of can-do agility, belief in the power of co-creation and achieve commercial value. You'll lead by example, mindfully, thoughtfully challenging for design excellence, and together with the Executive Creative Director, will set the design culture, aligning standards, systems and processes across locations.

This role would suit a driven and talented individual, with significant experience gained within brand or packaging design, to take full ownership of their business area, and also make a significant impact on the strategy of the wider business.


What you'll do

• Work with the Executive Creative Director to deliver Marks ‘one studio, multiple locations’ vision, creating an environment that nurtures and seamlessly shares talent
• In conjunction with Marks Creative Directors and ECD, set the Design agenda, standards, systems and processes. Ensuring compliance and consistency for your location
• Deliver the Marks design voice, ensuring the Design Directors and Studio team deliver great work, collaborating positively with Client Service, Strategy and Operations colleagues
• Build and maintaining a network across the Marks and sgsco group, allowing Marks to positively effect and deliver the sgsco end-to-end vision and draw in complimentary talents
• Input to Resource Planning to maximise studio efficiency whilst optimising quality
• Create an inclusive design culture, driving excellence through review and PRD processes


What you'll have

• 15+ years experience within a Brand/Packaging Design agency in Design roles or equivalent
• Experience leading teams across multiple locations and geographies
• A degree in Graphic Design, Product Design, Illustration or related field
• Personal gravitas, ability to positively inspire others to produce exceptional design outcomes
• A high degree of resilience and autonomy
• Exceptional leadership skills
• Understanding of the wider business context and design marketplace. Truly knowing the value of design.


What we offer

You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

• 25 days annual leave
• Pension
• Healthcare scheme
• Life Assurance

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Senior Account Manager

Various Locations

Job Ref
JOB0003343/4
Location
Various Locations

We’re the next generation brand and design agency: boutique in mindset, entrepreneurial in spirit, global in scale. Worldwide, we’re over 500 divergent talents, across 18 locations, united in a seamless end-to-end methodology with our parent company, sgsco. Our focus is on ‘adaptive’ delivery, the fuel that powers our clients to move fast, move forward and move confidently.

We are currently seeking a Senior Account Manager to join our Client Services team. Client Services are the voice of the client within Marks. You will help our client to shine by identifying and shaping the clients' business, brand and personal needs into actionable briefs, ensuring we deliver against them on time, on budget and with excellence.

As Senior Account Manager, you'll know how to help our clients shine. You'll understand their business, brand and personal needs and translate them into quality, actionable briefs. You'll be the go-to for what good looks like in client service, mentoring others in project and financial management.

This is a hybrid working role, and we are happy for the successful candidate to be based at either our Birmingham or London office.


In this role you will:

• Grow revenue by selling across Marks’ capabilities; take responsibility for monthly revenue targets and cascade down weekly targets to Account Managers
• Structure and lead productive client conversations at all levels, moving things forwards
• Build your brand, design and business knowledge to add value to client briefs, presentations and workshops
• Demonstrate excellence by example across:
? Our work: project plans and timely delivery, cost proposals, contact and status reports, project trackers
? Our finances: accuracy of the sales tracker, invoicing completed work, tracking accruals, delivering month-end figures, chasing payment
• Partner with Design and Resource Management ensuring we effectively manage resource


You will have:

• 4-6 years experience within a Brand or Design/Packaging agency, in Client Service roles
• Emerging coaching and mentoring skills
• Commercial acumen
• Knowledge of wider financial processes and compliance
• A degree or equivalent, in Marketing, Advertising, Design or related field
• An understanding of brand management, life-cycle and strategic design process
• The ability to manage difficult conversations, keeping people focused on resolutions
• The ability to present with confidence
• Excellent project management skills
• Be a ninja with MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Keynote


We will offer:

You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

• 25 days annual leave
• Pension
• Healthcare scheme
• Life Assurance

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Account Director

Various Locations

Job Ref
JOB0003341/2
Location
Various Locations

We’re the next generation brand and design agency: boutique in mindset, entrepreneurial in spirit, global in scale. Worldwide, we’re over 500 divergent talents, across 18 locations, united in a seamless end-to-end methodology with our parent company, sgsco. Our focus is on ‘adaptive’ delivery, the fuel that powers our clients to move fast, move forward and move confidently.

We are currently seeking an Account Director to join our Client Services team. Client Services are the voice of the client within Marks. You will help our client to shine by identifying and shaping the clients' business, brand and personal needs into actionable briefs, ensuring we deliver against them on time, on budget and with excellence.

In this role, you'll lead vital growth opportunities or multiple existing business relationships at the highest level. You will be an established Client Services leader, and use your knowledge of brand development and strategic design processes to add richness and value to every conversation and touchpoint.

This is a hybrid working role, and we are happy for the successful candidate to be based at either our Birmingham or London office.


In this role you will:

• Strengthen client relationships at the highest level, understanding their business plans and marketing challenges now and in the future –understanding the role Marks and sgsco can play, identifying and selling our services against our end-to-end capability.
• Act as a strategic design and brand consultant, drawing upon your considerable design and brand experience to inspire, add insight and best practice to every touchpoint
• Set the highest standard for yourself and the agency across: quality of brief, clarity of project plans, crafting engaging client presentations and robust project proposals
• Follow financial procedure. Own the accuracy of our forecast, sales tracker, accrual data
• Partner with the Client Service Director to establish profitable, realistic business plans, set achievable targets, ensure Marks delivers against its competitive pricing proposition
• Create a high-performing Client Services Team, seeking feedback and acting accordingly

You will have:

• 8-12 years experience within a Brand or Design/Packaging agency, in Client Service roles
• Understanding of HR and Financial best practice
• A degree or equivalent, in Marketing, Advertising, Design or related field
• Excellent brand development, life-cycle and strategic design process knowledge
• Strong team leadership, coaching mindset and influencing skills
• Strong understanding of design, artwork, print and manufacturing processes
• Commercial drive and focus


We will offer:

You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

• 25 days annual leave
• Pension
• Healthcare scheme
• Life Assurance

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Middleweight Designer

Southwark, London

Job Ref
JOB0003067
Location
Southwark, London

Marks is a global brand design and experience agency, uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Marks is a part of SGS & Co, a brand impact group that enables it's household name clients to get there first - empowering acceleration on a global scale. From vision-building to detailed execution, we enable brands to move faster and shift impact.

We are currently seeking a Middleweight Designer, ideally with experience gained within the packaging sphere, to join our talented team based in London. In this role, you will translate brand needs into distinctive visual outcomes - designing, crafting and implementing the brand experience across all touch points, through intelligently applied insight, compelling concepts, confident creativity and consistent activation.

As a valuable player in the design team, you will have opportunity to build your expertise across brand design, typography, illustration, photography, finishes and print processes.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Designer with around 2 years minimum experience in a similar role within branding, design, comms or media. The successful candidate with have opportunity to work alongside a talented team in an expanding agency with a great working culture. You will also have opportunity to develop your portfolio with household name global brands.


What you'll do:

Working with Design Directorate and Senior Designers to understand the brief, brand guidelines, technical constraints for the project and aiding them guide junior team members.
Challenging the brief, delivering the expected and the unexpected in your response
Effectively managing your time, collaborating with Resource Managers
Being a team player. Keeping the channels of communication open between Design, Client Service, Strategy and Operations teams, seeking guidance when things change
Adding value to internal design reviews, offering fresh perspective, giving feedback to executional consistency, art direction of photography.
Championing and following our file set up, file naming and server filing procedures.
Pro-actively assisting the team, contributing to studio inspiration and design events.


What you'll have:

2-5 years experience within a branding, packaging, and corporate identity role
Understanding of strategic, creative and commercial aspect of brands and the world they inhabit
Emerging coaching and mentoring skills
A degree in Graphic Design, Product Design, Illustration or related field
Ability to confidently and clearly articulate your thinking
Know when a sketch is more persuasive than a mac visual
Ability to multi-tasking and excellent time management skills
Excellence in Adobe CC, (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), Keynote
If you have knowledge of designing for e-commerce, and/or animation in After effects, that would be highly advantageous.


What we offer:

You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

25 days annual leave
Pension
Healthcare scheme
Life Assurance


Location

London (UK) - Hybrid working

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Senior Account Manager

Southwark, London

Job Ref
JOB0002900
Location
Southwark, London

Marks are a brand design and experience agency, uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. We are one agency operating globally across 12 countries, and are part of SGS&Co, a global brand impact group. We enable our clients to get there first - empowering acceleration on a global scale. From vision building to detailed execution, we enable brands to move faster, and to shift impact.

We are currently seeking a Senior Account Manager to join the team here at Marks in Southwark, London. This is a hybrid role which will see your time split between the office and home.

The ideal candidate will be someone who can think independently, understands the creative process, and is comfortable with client facing conversations in order to write proposals, estimates, timelines and support the Account Director with the creation and presentation of strategic and creative work. Day-to-day, you will work closely with the client to understand creative briefs, costings and timelines, and support the management of projects through to completion.

The ideal candidate will already be working in an Account Management role within either a marketing or digital design agency, e-commerce or packaging. However, we will consider candidates outside of these domains if they exhibit the level of drive and competence required to be successful in this role.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an Account Manager with around 1-2 years of experience to take their next career step in a dynamic, creative agency, with the security of working for a large, global organisation, but that retains the spirit of a small team environment. You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

25 days annual leave
Pension
Healthcare scheme
Life Assurance




Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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IT

Software QA Tester - Remote Working

Remote - WFH

Job Ref
JOB0002506
Location
Remote - WFH

SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in a modern world.

We are currently seeking a Software Quality Assurance Tester to join a team that is responsible for ensuring the quality of software solutions employed by thousands of talented people globally to deliver our end-to-end marketing solutions for our household name clients.

Day to day, this role will see you working alongside developers to develop test cases, and working directly with clients and internal stakeholders to identify software issues, and support the writing of new user story requirements. You will also run manual and automated tests to identify any software defects, and carry out regression testing and multi-browser checking to ensure full compatibility.

In addition, this role will give a dedicated QA/Testing professional the opportunity to work in a highly supportive, valued and agile software development team, within a global, technology driven business. You will have opportunity to work with an up-to-date tech stack (.NET6/Blazer/Toolbase), and have opportunity to get hands on with our data using SQL to identify potential opportunities for improvements. Our testing process is controlled using Microsoft DevOps, which is fully integrated across the business. There will also be the opportunity to consider how to automate elements of the testing process, and work closely with our software engineering teams to make this happen.

This is a remote working opportunity.


About you

Ideally you will possess:
Equivalent software testing experience;
Experience working with software systems;
Dedication to the delivery of high-quality software to customers;
Ability to thrive in a collaborative working environment;
A curious and inquisitive nature, and have strong problem-solving skills;
The ability communicate effectively at all levels


Benefits

At SGS&Co you would be a key part of our global software engineering department working under instruction from a mentor alongside a product owner, analysts, testers, and developers producing business-critical software. We offer outstanding career development opportunities, along with a mentor to support you on your journey.

We also offer a:
Competitive Salary (dependent upon experience)
25 days annual leave (+ 8 public days)
Pension scheme
Private health insurance

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Systems Infrastructure Engineer

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0002592
Location
Paris

Position Summary:
The Systems Engineer’s primary focus will be on the day-to-day operation of Windows and Linux server infrastructure in the cloud and on-premise around the globe. Assist in coordinating special projects including hardware/software purchases, and system installation, backup, maintenance and problem solving. Researches and recommends server hardware and software as well as assists in installing, designing, configuring, and maintaining system hardware and software.

Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

• Administer, install, upgrade and support company-wide IT systems and their operational components such as hardware, software and configuration insuring best operational and technical practices and following procedures within the corporate IT team
• Provide IT infrastructure support for a global company
• Travel as needed to other SGS locations and data centers
• Maintain and monitor the servers at the corporate data center and assisting at locations worldwide
• Administer and support Windows Server
• Administer and support Linux
• Automate tasks via scripting in both Windows and Linux
• Assist in maintaining documentation relating to corporate infrastructure
• Oversee the backup solutions
• Oversee system health monitoring
• Part of a team providing 24/7 support for high impacting incidents, changes, or projects as required

General Location Requirements:

• Comply with all SGS standards, applicable regulations and departmental Standard Operating Procedures.
• Comply with SGS EH&S policies and procedures to maintain a safe work environment.
• Keep department organized and clean.
• Attend company-wide and departmental meetings.
• Adherence to change control policies and procedures
• Assist in any additional responsibilities, as directed by management. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. You may be required to perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by your manager or other management personnel.

Educational & Experience Requirements:

• Minimum of 3-5 years as an I.T. support professional
• Minimum of an associate degree from an accredited institution in Computer Science, Engineering or related category (Technical certification equivalent accepted)
• Experience:
in Active Directory
with both Windows Server and Linux platforms
scripting in PowerShell, Bash and Perl or Python
Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services
Virtualization
Hyperconverged Infrastructure is a plus
• Experience with ITIL is a plus
• Experience in enterprise software licensing provisioning preferred
• Excellent French & English communication skills. Spanish a bonus

Our company: https://www.sgsco.com/
SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries works collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipates how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact on our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full time


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Workflow Systems Engineer - Remote

Remote - WFH

Job Ref
JOB0002955
Location
Remote - WFH

SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in a modern world.


The role:

The Workflow Systems Engineer is primarily responsible for installing, configuring, maintaining and supporting mission critical technologies. The position is also responsible for innovating to improve automation for the purpose of quality improvement, cost reduction and shrinking timelines through the elimination of non-value added activities, such as data entry, file transmission, file organization, etc. The Workflow Systems Engineer will contribute to improving production operations in alignment with business goals and client demands, and advise on synergies between client facing technologies, systems and other 3rd party applications.

The successful applicant will join a diverse global team in a hybrid working capacity, with the role being based at our Paris site.

You will be part of a dynamic team in which there is a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement, but also where having fun and collaboration is very important. It's a fast-paced environment, and a consultative role, where you will have opportunity to partner with people to achieve their strategic business goals.

You will work in a leading global company, with a Manager who will recognise your strengths, and help you to develop your skills, experience and career.



The ideal candidate will possess the following:

Experience in problem solving, and a quick learner and IT competency.
Analytical mindset, with a calm, methodical approach to problem solving, along with a number of the following:

• English language ability (primary or secondary) essential
• Experience in installing, configuring and managing Esko Artwork Automation Engine systems
• Basic Javascript knowledge
• Ability to document Functional Requirements for development


The below would be advantageous, however are not essential, and we would be delighted to speak to applicants who would like to develop their skills in these areas:

• Experience in prepress/print environment is of value
• Familiarity with PHP7 and Laravel framework is of value
• Familiarity with XMP, XML, JDF and JMF languages/standards
• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, FileMaker, SQL databases is of benefit
• Experience in Digital Asset Management is of benefit
• Experience in Azure with Microservices and API’s is not vital, but would be advantageous.
• Python coding experience


What you'll get:

Along with a highly competitive basic salary, you will enjoy the below suite of benefits:

Private health insurance
Meal voucher (ticket restaurant): value 9,20 Euros per day
Transport pass - season ticket reimbursement (50%)
25 days annual leave.
Reduction of working time (RTT) where applicable
Exceptional leave
Private health insurance

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Workflow Systems Engineer

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0002464
Location
Paris

SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in a modern world.


The role:

The Workflow Systems Engineer is primarily responsible for installing, configuring, maintaining and supporting mission critical technologies. The position is also responsible for innovating to improve automation for the purpose of quality improvement, cost reduction and shrinking timelines through the elimination of non-value added activities, such as data entry, file transmission, file organization, etc. The Workflow Systems Engineer will contribute to improving production operations in alignment with business goals and client demands, and advise on synergies between client facing technologies, systems and other 3rd party applications.

The successful applicant will join a diverse global team in a hybrid working capacity, with the role being based at our Paris site.

You will be part of a dynamic team in which there is a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement, but also where having fun and collaboration is very important. It's a fast-paced environment, and a consultative role, where you will have opportunity to partner with people to achieve their strategic business goals.

You will work in a leading global company, with a Manager who will recognise your strengths, and help you to develop your skills, experience and career.



The ideal candidate will possess the following:

Experience in problem solving, and a quick learner and IT competency.
Analytical mindset, with a calm, methodical approach to problem solving, along with a number of the following:

• English language ability (primary or secondary) essential
• Experience in installing, configuring and managing Esko Artwork Automation Engine systems
• Basic Javascript knowledge
• Ability to document Functional Requirements for development


The below would be advantageous, however are not essential, and we would be delighted to speak to applicants who would like to develop their skills in these areas:

• Experience in prepress/print environment is of value
• Familiarity with PHP7 and Laravel framework is of value
• Familiarity with XMP, XML, JDF and JMF languages/standards
• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, FileMaker, SQL databases is of benefit
• Experience in Digital Asset Management is of benefit
• Experience in Azure with Microservices and API’s is not vital, but would be advantageous.
• Python coding experience


What you'll get:

Along with a highly competitive basic salary, you will enjoy the below suite of benefits:

Private health insurance
Meal voucher (ticket restaurant): value 9,20 Euros per day
Transport pass - season ticket reimbursement (50%)
25 days annual leave.
Reduction of working time (RTT) where applicable
Exceptional leave
Private health insurance

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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IT Workflow System Engineer (Esko)

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0002464
Location
Paris

SGS&CO is looking for an IT Workflow System Engineer with strong experience in installing, configuring and managing Esko Artwork Automation Engine systems.

Location: France, Paris 15.
Work arrangement: hybrid (2 days in the office).
Being fluent in English and in French is critical for this role.

The role
The IT Workflow Systems Engineer (Esko) is primarily responsible for installing, configuring, maintaining and supporting mission-critical prepress production technologies.
The position is also responsible for innovating to improve automation for the purpose of quality improvement, cost reduction and shrinking timelines through the elimination of non-value added activities, such as data entry, file transmission, file organization, etc.
The IT Workflow Systems Engineer will contribute to improving production operations in alignment with business goals and client demands.
The IT Workflow Systems Engineer will advise to synergise between client-facing technologies, production prepress systems and other 3rd party applications.

Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
• Analyze – Workflow practices, measuring key steps by line of business, department or client services group.
• Document – Procedures, processes and prepare solutions.
• Configure – Business applications to improve yield, performance, scalability and quality.
• Innovate – Devise solutions that improve time, quality and cost metrics.
• Program – Script systems to improve automation on task and cross-functional levels.
• Deploy – Deliver mission-critical business applications with a high degree of reliability with a goal of timely, defect-free installation.
• Support – Ensure that systems are regularly maintained and that support incidents are responded to efficiently, effectively and professionally with a high standard of accountability and customer focus.

You will benefit from the following skills and experience:
• Fluent in English and in French
• Experience in installing, configuring and managing Esko Artwork Automation Engine systems
• Experience in prepress/print environment is of value
• Familiarity with PHP7 and Laravel framework is of value
• Advanced experience in workflow automation for packaging pre-media production
• Familiarity with XMP, XML, JDF and JMF languages/standards
• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, FileMaker, SQL databases is of benefit
• Experience in Digital Asset Management is of benefit
• Ability to create Apple/Javascript Scripts is of benefit
• Ability to document Functional Requirements for development
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in Computer Science, Engineering, Graphic Arts or related category
• Experience in Azure with Microservices and APIs is of benefit

https://www.sgsco.com/
SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of over 5,000 employees across 30+ countries works collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact for our clients, our people, and our planet.
SGS & CO is a global 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 Asia, Europe and North America, SGSCO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Account Manager (SaaS implementation)

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0002472
Location
Paris

Would like to work for a global organization experiencing exceptional development and international growth, with a client base of CAC40 within the Consumer Product Goods, Cosmetic, Automotive and Health industries?

SGS&Co is looking for an experienced Key Account Manager with a strong background in implementation and successful management of configuration-driven Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platforms to join our team and manage a globally deployed software solution for one of our largest and most prestigious clients.

Job Location: Position based in Paris. Hybrid work arrangement (WFH and WFO).

You will be required to lead the final stages of deployment of our software platform into the remaining global divisions of our Customer, followed by a transition to the operational phase of the project where the focus will be on ensuring the successful adoption and evolution of the platform to meet the changing needs of the Customer and their global divisions.

Your duties will involve direct liaison with Customers and internal stakeholders across all global regions to ensure optimal adoption and perception of the tool. You will also participate in the continuous improvement of the product for the client in collaboration with the Business Analyst team, Software Development, and Product and Commercial teams.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Building relationships based on mutual trust and open communication with Customer sponsors, regional/functional divisions and key client stakeholders
• Gathering and analysing feedback about system usage and satisfaction levels to identify bottlenecks, pain points and opportunities for improvement.
• Managing a backlog of development & configuration requests in conjunction with the Customer steering committee, the internal Mediabox product and development teams, and the overall Mediabox product strategy.
• Overseeing the process for capturing and analysing customer requests for new functionality.
• Solving issues and blocking points with internal stakeholders.
• Overseeing the account management:
o Monitoring budget, revenue and KPIs
o Managing the invoicing for the client
o Cross-selling and upselling on Mediabox-related features and specific development
o Quoting new functionalities requests
• Liaising with the product and development teams to follow up on developments
• Supervising additional training needs for customers globally

The successful candidate must possess the following skills and experience:
• Background in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) in a business-business (B2B) context
• Software solution deployment and success management for a multi-national customer(s)
• Team leadership / indirect leadership experience
• Exemplary communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills; ideally in French and English

To be offered this opportunity you must demonstrate leadership capabilities, be passionate about delivering top solutions and be willing to take part in the success of the Mediabox product globally:
• 5-7 years leading large-scale technical projects, ideally for SaaS, configuration-driven and web-delivered solutions with global clients
• Exemplary communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong planning and organizational skills
• Strong experience with client-facing roles
• Skillful problem solver with great analytical skills
• Fluent in English and French


A few words about us:
SGS&Co is one of the most renowned global premedia and prepress global agencies. As part of our services, we provide our clients with a web-based platform to support packaging, print and e-commerce.
Mediabox is our global end-to-end SaaS solution committed to helping our customers manage their projects and assets and streamline their graphic chain in a smart and agile way.
The Mediabox solution consists of a standard application base, which is configured and deployed to match the needs and expectations of each of our customers.
Mediabox is a web-based workflow management solution, owned and developed by SGS&Co, which helps major brand owners to develop and approve their content, from the physical to the digital shelf. The Mediabox modules allow us to involve the right stakeholders at the right stage and get things approved right on time and with confidence.

Take a look at our website: https://www.mediabox.com/
More information on: www.sgsco.com

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Business Analyst Team Lead (Software Implementation Team Lead)

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0002511
Location
Paris

SGS & Co is looking for a Business analyst Team Lead (also called Software Implementation Team Lead)

As Business Analyst Team Leader, you will be joining a growing team of dedicated people who pride themselves in successfully implementing our SaaS platform to world-renowned customers.
In direct contact with clients and acting as team leader for several members of the Software Implementation team, you will provide guidance to those team members in the delivery of software implementation, success management, support and ongoing professional services to our clients. You will be required to quickly learn the deep, configuration-driven functionality of our software platform in order to provide technical and procedural guidance to team members. You will oversee escalations from the team, liaising with the product, development and support teams in order to maximise client satisfaction from our software services. You will liaise with departmental managers in order to recommend and implement changes to ways of working to obtain maximal efficiency, repeatability, and scalability of our operations.
The diversity of our clients and the variety of projects will immerse you in an exciting and challenging environment. We will also value your ideas and proactive approach to participating in the continuous improvement of our solution.

Start date: a.s.a.p.
Location: Paris (15ème) – potential international business trips

Your missions will include:
• Oversee project health and key stages/outputs in the software implementation lifecycle (e.g. planning, requirements gathering workshops, configuration, testing, training)
• Oversee customer success management activities including configuration changes to existing software deployments, requirements gathering for new feature requests, and
• Conduct analysis to recommend process and ways-of-working improvements
• Establish guidelines in order to harmonise working practices
• Liaise with other global regions in order to ensure harmonization of processes and ways of working
• Participate in the enrichment of our product roadmap and global expansion

The Fit:
You have a background in managing SaaS software deployments, preferably within a digital media, packaging or publishing environment, and in mentoring and leading members of a team with diverse skill sets. On top of your strong interest in technology & digital, you are a fast learner who quickly understands complex solutions and business and operational constraints.
You enjoy leading projects as a kind of orchestra conductor and know how to challenge your stakeholders and keep track of your workload. You are client-focused with a great team spirit. Building success stories in one of your key drivers:
• Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related
• Experience managing and motivating teams delivering client-facing professional services in a software context
• 5+ years deploying SaaS, configuration-driven software solutions
• Experience working with large, multi-national clients
• Experience in implementation, support and success management
• Experience in project management methodologies
• Analytical mind and solution-oriented thinking
• Autonomous with a high degree of initiative
• Great written and verbal communication (both in French and in English)

Mediabox is a web-based workflow management solution, owned and developed by SGS&Co, which helps major brand owners to develop and approve their content, from the physical to the digital shelf. The Mediabox modules allow to involve the right stakeholders at the right stage and get things approved right on time and with confidence. Take a look at our website: https://www.mediabox.com/

Our company: https://www.sgsco.com/
SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries works collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipates how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact on our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full TIme


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Management

Packaging Project Manager

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0003177
Location
Paris

Our Company :
SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in a modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries works collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive positive impact for our clients, our people, and our planet.

Responsibilities:
Working with the Account Manager, you will be the first point of contact for Client’s Marketing teams in the coordination of packaging development projects.
Ensure the daily coordination of the production: manage workflows, summarize information received from the customer, follow-up of the quality of the production, ensure deadlines are met.
Point of contact for technical aspects: participation in technical meetings (launch of range, contact with the printers, etc.), press passing, technical point of contact for proof management.
Business development and optimization of the quality of our services.
Administrative coordination for invoicing.

Requirements :
High school diploma +4 / 5 years of higher education ( preferred schools: École Gobelins, École Estienne, CEPE Angoulême)
Professional English & French required
At least 1 year of experience in a similar position
Possess very good technical skills, excellent knowledge of the graphic chain and packaging (artwork and reprography), printing processes (offset, flexo, rotogravure), proofing and color management
You like working on a team and have good interpersonal skills.
You are organized, rigorous and proactive.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Pack

Timelines:
Job based in Paris,
Hybrid arrangement
ASAP & CDI

Function
Management
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Senior Project Manager (Packaging projects)

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0002544
Location
Paris

The Project Manager Lead will serve as a key facilitator for key account(s) across multiple categories and regions. They will be responsible for overseeing and leading the team of Project Managers. The purpose of this role is to assist and support in the execution phase of our Client’s production needs. As a key facilitator within the supply chain for packaging artwork issues, you will communicate with design firms, printers, engravers, On-Site Personnel /Sales and Clients to ensure proper printability for packaging. As a key figure within the process, you will help maintain and improve SGS & Co’s relationship with the Client. Your primary concern will be to coordinate packaging production via job instructions and schedules to complete jobs.

Key Responsibilities:
• Consult with On-Site Personnel and/or Client during the artwork development and pre-press execution.
• Attend any pre-production meetings (or other meetings), when feasible, per On-Site Personnel’s/Sales request or request of the Client.
• Respond in a timely manner to Clients.
• Lead and manage relationships with our Client(s) and internal and external stakeholders
• Communicate artwork issues with the client as well as internal and external stakeholders
• Document all critical and pertinent information that may impact quality
• Participate in process improvement efforts and various production meetings to foster a positive creative impact on the business.
• Gather, coordinate and communicate job-related information to production and verify technical supplied data is correct
• Schedule and see that deadlines are being met on all aspects of the project
• Communicate received and shipped art to On-Site Personnel/Sales and perform user functionality in a Client’s database used for tracking artwork projects
• Understand the Client’s process (deliverables, rework)

Skills and Abilities:
This position requires the following knowledge and skills:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Some College/Associate’s Degree preferred
• Relevant experience in a similar role - 5 years
• Experience in the design, print or production art industry
• Proficient English and French required
• Full comprehension in Microsoft Office software applications
• Demonstrated ability to lead operational teams
• Excellent, proven interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills.
• Proven ability to cope with conflict, stress and crisis situations.
• Effective problem-solving and mediation skills.

Timeline- ASAP
Permanent contract
Work arrangement- Hybrid
Location- 75015 Paris

Who are we?
SGS&CO 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, SGS&CO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

Function
Management
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Production

3D Artist

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
JOB0003245
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside

Are you a creative 3D artist with Maya skills, that wants to work with some of the biggest brands out there?

We are looking for 3D Artists to join our expanding CGI team in our amazing redeveloped Maltings facility in Hull. The role will be working within a vibrant team, creating beautiful, compelling, realistic high poly packaging & products for a wide range of applications, for some of the biggest and best-loved brands on the planet. You will be working in a fabulous environment with a great social scene.

In this role, you’ll create photo-realistic high poly CGI of products & packaging to high technical and aesthetic standards on time and to specification. We’re looking for collaborative team players who want to help a developing team by sharing your Maya knowledge while learning about how we do things here. You’ll be a great communicator with excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.

About you…

You may be a graduate with 3D skills/experience who wants to join a company that will coach, train and support their development into becoming a truly great 3D artist!
You’ll have a great technical knowledge of asset creating in Maya with 3D skills that can be used to resolve issues in creative and effective ways.
You’ll need to have knowledge of CG lighting and shading techniques with the ability to troubleshoot common rendering issues.

It would be advantageous if you also had…

• Knowledge of 3DS Max is advantageous, although training will be given.
• Good knowledge of Adobe suite including Photoshop & Illustrator
• Scripting experience
• Photography experience
• Knowledge of Nuke & After FX

What’s in it for you?

• Private healthcare
• Life Assurance scheme
• 25 days holiday + 8 public holidays
• Buy more holidays scheme
• Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Recognition program
• Levy accredited qualifications
• Apple purchase discount scheme

Wondering about our offices?

We’re based at The Maltings in the heart of Hull, with onsite parking and a high end, fully equipped facility, it’ll be the best office you’ve ever worked at! With a break area containing pool tables, X-Boxes and table football, we have just about everything you need onsite, and what we don’t have is just a short walk away in the City Centre.

Who are we?

SGS&CO 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, SGS&CO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Despatch Operative

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
JOB0003384
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside

SGS&CO 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 help brands own the moment. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGS&CO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

We are currently recruiting for a Despatch Operative to join our team based at our state of the art site based in Hull. This is a part-time role that will see you working on-site 20 hours a week.

This is a key role within the business, as you will be responsible for ensuring that the correct proofs are despatched to the right client - some of who you'll have no doubt heard of - therefore it is vital that you possess excellent attention to detail, and strong organisational skills.

You will be joining a friendly, supportive team, and playing an integral part in the end to end process, where you will have opportunity to add real value to the business through your keen eye for detail and thorough approach.


Your day to day duties will involve:

Ensuring the accurate despatch of all parcels, i.e. correct quantities, contents, address and date.
Ensuring the most appropriate packaging is used for each item
Organising same day deliveries in a cost-effective manner, where necessary
Accurate logging of despatch data
Use of internal management information system (MIS)
Running of reports (i.e. end of day, proof of delivery)
Parcel handover at end of day
Management of stock levels

In addition to your base salary, you will also be able to take advantage of the below benefits:

Private healthcare
Pension
Life Assurance scheme
25 days holiday + 8 public holidays (pro-rata)
Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme
Cycle to work scheme


Our Site:

We’re based at The Maltings in the heart of Hull, with onsite parking and a high end, fully equipped facility, it’ll be the best office you’ve ever worked at! With a break area containing pool tables, X-Boxes and table football, we have just about everything you need onsite, and what we don’t have is just a short walk away in the City Centre.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Despatch Operative (Part-Time)

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
JOB0002731
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside

SGS&CO 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 help brands own the moment. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGS&CO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

We are currently recruiting for a Despatch Operative to join our team based at our state of the art site based in Hull. This is a part-time role that will see you working on-site 20 hours a week.

This is a key role within the business, as you will be responsible for ensuring that the correct proofs are despatched to the right client - some of who you'll have no doubt heard of - therefore it is vital that you possess excellent attention to detail, and strong organisational skills.

You will be joining a friendly, supportive team, and playing an integral part in the end to end process, where you will have opportunity to add real value to the business through your keen eye for detail and thorough approach.


Your day to day duties will involve:

Ensuring the accurate despatch of all parcels, i.e. correct quantities, contents, address and date.
Ensuring the most appropriate packaging is used for each item
Organising same day deliveries in a cost-effective manner, where necessary
Accurate logging of despatch data
Use of internal management information system (MIS)
Running of reports (i.e. end of day, proof of delivery)
Parcel handover at end of day
Management of stock levels

In addition to your base salary, you will also be able to take advantage of the below benefits:

Private healthcare
Pension
Life Assurance scheme
25 days holiday + 8 public holidays (pro-rata)
Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme
Cycle to work scheme


Our Site:

We’re based at The Maltings in the heart of Hull, with onsite parking and a high end, fully equipped facility, it’ll be the best office you’ve ever worked at! With a break area containing pool tables, X-Boxes and table football, we have just about everything you need onsite, and what we don’t have is just a short walk away in the City Centre.


Function
Production
Status
Part Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
20


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3D CGI Artist (Maya)

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
JOB0002810
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside
Salary
Competitive including 25 days holiday + 8 statutory days, private pension and healthcare scheme

Are you a creative 3D artist with Maya skills, that wants to work with some of the biggest brands out there?

We are looking for 3D Artists to join our expanding CGI team in our amazing redeveloped Maltings facility in Hull. The role will be working within a vibrant team, creating beautiful, compelling, realistic high poly packaging & products for a wide range of applications, for some of the biggest and best-loved brands on the planet. You will be working in a fabulous environment with a great social scene.

In this role, you’ll create photo-realistic high poly CGI of products & packaging to high technical and aesthetic standards on time and to specification. We’re looking for collaborative team players who want to help a developing team by sharing your Maya knowledge while learning about how we do things here. You’ll be a great communicator with excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.

About you…

You may be a graduate with 3D skills/experience who wants to join a company that will coach, train and support their development into becoming a truly great 3D artist!
You’ll have a great technical knowledge of asset creating in Maya with 3D skills that can be used to resolve issues in creative and effective ways.
You’ll need to have knowledge of CG lighting and shading techniques with the ability to troubleshoot common rendering issues.

It would be advantageous if you also had…
• Knowledge of 3DS Max is advantageous, although training will be given.
• Good knowledge of Adobe suite including Photoshop & Illustrator
• Scripting experience
• Photography experience
• Knowledge of Nuke & After FX

What’s in it for you?
• Private healthcare
• Life Assurance scheme
• 25 days holiday + 8 public holidays
• Buy more holidays scheme
• Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Recognition program
• Levy accredited qualifications
• Apple purchase discount scheme

Wondering about our offices?

We’re based at The Maltings in the heart of Hull, with onsite parking and a high end, fully equipped facility, it’ll be the best office you’ve ever worked at! With a break area containing pool tables, X-Boxes and table football, we have just about everything you need onsite, and what we don’t have is just a short walk away in the City Centre.

Who are we?

SGS&CO 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, SGS&CO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
08:00-16:30


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Flexographic Plate Maker (also called Finishing Operator)

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
JOB0002361 & JOB0002734
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside
Salary
Competitive

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

Who are we: https://www.sgsco.com/
SGS&Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world. SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries work collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipates how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact on our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Shifts


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Quality Manager (Packaging)

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
JOB0002516
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside

SGS&Co is looking for a Quality Manager for our office in Hull.
The purpose of the Quality Manager position is to develop, maintain and improve the quality management system at SGS&Co UK. This Quality Manager is also responsible for supervising and managing the Quality Control operators within the facility. The Quality Manager assists senior management in the execution of strategic and tactical quality-related objectives.

Location: SGS&Co Hull

About the role:
Essential Responsibilities, Accountabilities & Results
• Implement, maintain and improve the SGS quality system utilizing a Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) methodology. Elements of the quality system include but are not limited to quality planning, quality objectives and targets, documentation control, internal audits, corrective action, process control and risk-based thinking. Align ways of working across assigned sites and implement globally standardized ways of working.
• Prepare and participate in Management Reviews with the local management team(s), including Quality KPI performance, audit results, corrective action status and overall QMS status.
• Track, report and communicate results and trends in Quality objectives against targets. Provide input on customer scorecards as needed. Make recommendations to continually improve quality with the goal of eliminating nonconformities.
• Manage the internal quality audit program at assigned locations to ensure audits are planned, conducted and reported as scheduled. Monitor and report on conformance with SGS, customer and regulatory requirements through internal audits.
• Be the primary point of contact and manage external and customer quality audits. Serve as the liaison between external or customer auditors and site management. Ensure audit plans and results are communicated and any resulting actions are assigned to appropriate resources.
• Manage the Customer Complaint process to ensure customer complaints are documented, investigated and addressed in a timely manner. Analyze customer complaints for trends and opportunities for continual improvement.
• Manage the Corrective Action process to ensure corrective actions are raised, investigated and resolved in a timely manner. Analyze corrective actions for trends and ensure appropriate root cause analysis is applied to prevent the recurrence of issues.
• Provide leadership, coaching and performance management to direct reports to foster a culture of learning. Provide on-going communication and support to team members. Participate in other staffing-related activities as needed
• Conduct regular team meetings with the Quality Control operators and other work groups to foster and promote a culture of collaboration and innovation and to ensure important information on quality matters, workflows and best practices is being shared across all employees.
• Conduct annual performance reviews with direct reports. Work with Human Resources (HR) to address performance concerns and discipline issues in a timely and professional manner.

In this role, the following skills and experiences will be beneficial:
• Bachelor’s degree required
• 5 years of experience in the graphic industry
• 3 years experience in Quality Assurance and quality systems
• Demonstrated success in managing teams or cross-functional projects, experience in a manufacturing environment a plus
• Six Sigma certification to Black Belt standard, practical usage of Lean methodology
• Demonstrated success in solving complex, technical problems
• Proven change agent
• Confidence in interacting with all levels of employees with the ability to ‘sell’ your ideas and solutions to those outside of your department
• Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Excellent attention to detail when working under pressure
• Practice and enforce SGS Core Values: Quality, Collaboration, Respect, Bravery, Creativity and Results

Competency Requirements
• Work Quality – provides accurate, thorough, professional work regularly
• Analysis and Judgement – analyzes problems skillfully; uses logic and good judgement to reach decisions
• Communication – communicates knowledge clearly, accurately and thoroughly
• Interpersonal skills – works well with others; gets things done with people, and keeps information lines open at all levels

https://www.sgsco.com/
SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries work collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact for our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Despatch Operative

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
JOB0002370 - JOB0002495
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside

SGS&CO 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 help brands own the moment. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGS&CO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

We are currently recruiting for a Despatch Operative to join our team based at our state of the art site based in Hull. Please be aware that this role will involve shift and night work.

This is a key role within the business, as you will be responsible for ensuring that the correct proofs are despatched to the right client - therefore it is vital that you possess excellent attention to detail, and strong organisational skills.

You will be joining a friendly, supportive team, playing an integral part in the end to end process, where you will have opportunity to add real value to the business through your keen eye for detail and thorough approach. Not only that but you will benefit from outstanding career development opportunities across the business.


Your day to day duties will involve:

Ensuring the accurate despatch of all parcels, i.e. correct quantities, contents, address and date.
Ensuring the most appropriate packaging is used for each item
Organising same day deliveries in a cost-effective manner, where necessary
Accurate logging of despatch data
Use of internal management information system (MIS)
Running of reports (i.e. end of day, proof of delivery)
Parcel handover at end of day
Management of stock levels

What you'll get:

Private healthcare
Life Assurance scheme
25 days holiday + 8 public holidays (pro-rata)
Buy more holidays scheme
Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme
Cycle to work scheme
Recognition program


Location

Hull - Citadel

Function
Production
Status
Part Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Shifts


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Onsite Project Manager (Packaging projects)

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0002703
Location
Paris

Onsite Project Manager (Packaging projects)
Location: Issy-les-Moulineaux, Île-de-France, France (On-site)

SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.

SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries work collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive positive impact for our clients, our people, and our planet.

We are looking for an Onsite Project Manager to liaise with our teams and our customer in France. Working with the Account Manager, you will be the main point of contact for the Client’s Marketing teams in the coordination of packaging/e-commerce development projects.

You will assist your manager on packaging projects for different supports, artwork, pre-press and e-content.
The main point of contact for technical aspects: participation in technical meetings (launch of the range, contact with the printers, etc.), press passing, technical point of contact for proof management. Business development and optimization of the quality of our services.
Ensure the daily coordination of the production: define the scope with countries, manage workflows, summarize the information received from the customer, follow-up of the quality of the production, ensure deadlines are met.
In this role, you will need to be an expert on the graphic chain, execution of packaging in compliance with the applicable standards, guidelines and printers' specifications.

You will be responsible for the development & execution of packaging ranges.

You will be accountable for

>detecting anomalies within the files and alerting the team,

>coordinating the artwork production between our team and clients,

>ensuring the deadlines are met, checking

>the progress with production, managing and coordinating the project. Responsible for the on-time & on-quality delivery.

>providing the client and production team with clear visibility on the timing and the global roadmap

>responsible for the development and execution of packaging ranges,

>performing quality control,

>ensuring compliance with the company's internal process as well as the client's process

>driving continuous improvement pipeline for artwork process and ensure alignment with global artwork process

>maintaining and developing sgsco’s relationship with the Client.



You will need the following skills and experience:

>Trained in graphic arts, you have a similar experience of at least 4 years in design, print and production art industry.

>Possess very good technical skills, excellent knowledge of the graphic chain and packaging (artwork and reprography), printing processes (offset, flexo, rotogravure), proofing and colour management.

> You are rigorous, organized and possess good management and organizational skills as well as a strong culture of customer service

> Fluent in English

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Project Manager (Packaging projects)

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0001967
Location
Paris

SGS&CO Paris is looking for a Project Manager to liaise with our teams and our customer in France.
This Project Manager will look after one of our major Clients (Petcare).
Location: SGS&Co office (75015 Paris)

Working with the Account Manager the Project Manager will be the main point of contact for the Client’s Marketing teams in the coordination of packaging/e-commerce development projects.
The PM will assist his/her manager with packaging projects for different supports, artwork, pre-press and e-content.
The PM will be the main point of contact for technical aspects: participation in technical meetings (launch of the range, contact with the printers, etc.), press passing, and technical point of contact for proof management.
Will ensure the daily coordination of the production: define the scope with countries, manage workflows, summarize the information received from the customer, follow up on the quality of the production, and ensure deadlines are met.

The PM will need to be an expert on the graphic chain and in the execution of packaging in compliance with the applicable standards, guidelines and printers' specifications.

The PM will be accountable for:
>detecting anomalies within the files and alerting the team,
>coordinating the artwork production between our team and clients,
>ensuring the deadlines are met, checking the progress with production, managing and coordinating the project. Responsible for the on-time & on-quality delivery.
>providing the client and production team with clear visibility on the timing and the global roadmap
>responsible for the development and execution of packaging ranges,
>performing quality control,
>ensuring compliance with the company's internal process as well as the client's process driving continuous improvement pipeline for artwork process and ensuring alignment with global artwork process
>maintaining and developing SGS&Co’s relationship with the Client.

The following skills and experience will be preferred:
>Trained in graphic arts, you have a similarly successful experience of at least 4 years in the design, print and production art industry.
>Possess very good technical skills, excellent knowledge of the graphic chain and packaging (artwork and reprography), printing processes (offset, flexo, rotogravure), proofing and colour management.
> Fluent in English. Conversational level in French.


SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries work collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact for our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Sales

Project manager intern (packaging projects) 6 months

Barcelona

Job Ref
JOB0000
Location
Barcelona

Our company :
SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in a modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries works collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive positive impact for our clients, our people, and our planet.

We are looking for a PM intern to support out project management team:

Responsabilities :
Under the responsibility of the account manager and the project manager within the agency, you will assist them in their daily missions :

You are in direct contact with customers and / or suppliers.
• You will participate in the script of briefs intended for the graphic designers
• You will be operational support in the administrative management of projects.
• You will participate in the editing and tracking of invoices and quotes.
• You participate in establishing monthly billing and monitoring project budgets and projects.
• You will perform administrative tasks for the managers of the agency (chart tracking, reporting, customer reminders ...).

Your Profile :
• You are a student at a Business School / University
• You like teamwork and have good interpersonal skills
• Rigorous and motivated, you are looking for an instructive internship where you will be untrusted with a wide variety of missions
• Bilingual or Spanish fluent
• Good level of English required

Location & duration :
• Barcelona
• 6 months
• Mission to be filled: ASAP
• Job Type: Full-time
•. Work arrangement Hybrid

Function
Sales
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract


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Project Manager

Tamworth

Job Ref
JOB0003364
Location
Tamworth

As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for the delivery of specific Client projects, planning projects, managing artwork to agreed timeframes and delivering work within client budget. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that projects remain within the agreed parameters of the brief and any agreed SLA. As a key contact for our clients, you will be managing all aspects of their Design to Print process ensuring client service excellence is met, providing regular status updates and ensuring that all tasks are completed in a timely manner, monitoring timelines from a project and individual artwork level. We use a large number of systems, you’ll be working across two different systems (ours and our clients) to manage projects of work coming through our studio to print and making sure all internal documentation is update and accurate.

Key Responsibilities:
Consult with On-Site Personnel and/or Client during the artwork development and pre-press
execution.
Attend any pre-production meetings (or other meetings), when feasible, per On-Site Personnel’s/Sales request or request of the Client.
Respond in a timely manner to Clients.
Establish a good and professional working relationship with our Client(s) and design firm(s), engravers and printers.
Communicate artwork issues with the Client/On-Site Personnel /Sales/Printer.
Communicate minor issues direct with design firms. If timing is impacted, contact Client/
On-Site Personnel/Sales.
Respond in a timely fashion to requests of Client/On-Site Personnel /Sales and others
Document all critical and pertinent information that may impact quality
Participate in process improvement efforts and various production meetings to foster a positive creative impact on the business.
Gather, co-ordinate and communicate job-related information to production
Verify technical supplied data is correct to supplied art
Schedule and see that deadlines are being met on all aspects of the project
Review PDFs for questions/comments
Troubleshooting and problem solving with the client
Shipping - print tools and tracking when necessary
Oversee and manage the invoicing process once a project has been delivered.
Communicate received and shipped art to On-Site Personnel/Sales and perform user functionality in a Client’s database used for tracking artwork projects

Skills and Abilities:

• Previous experience as a CSR in the print industry preferred
• Production/packaging background
• Creative design background with good project management skills
• At least 3 years of experience in the design, print or production art industry

Work arrangement: Remote
Starting date: ASAP
SGS&co Site: Tamworth

Who are we?
SGS&CO 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, SGS&CO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

Function
Sales
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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