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Manufacturing Controller (contract)

Available on request
05 Nov 2019
03 Dec 2019
Vacancy Type:
Job Description

An academic publisher based in Oxfordshire is looking for a Manufacturing Controller. You’ll already have some book publishing experience, ideally in production / data roles and be looking for your next challenge. This is a 12 month maternity cover contract to start ASAP. You’ll be joining a small friendly team within book publishing services.

Key duties:

  • Support the manufacturing process for a list of academic and professional books
  • Work with printers across the globe and ensure the best suppliers are selected based on price, quality and timescales
  • Managing printer performance to ensure they adhere to timescales and are cost-effective
  • Quality assurance of delivered goods
  • Ensure suppliers are paid correctly, and on time
  • Maintenance of supporting metadata and systems

Experience / skills required:

  • Some publishing experience and an understanding of book production/inventory/manufacuring processes
  • Keen eye for detail and a high level of numeracy
  • Analytical and quality-minded approach, excellent problem solving skills, and a fast learner
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Some understanding of digital file standards and manipulation is desirable
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and processing and prioritising a high volume of queries
  • Good IT skills, including Excel and experience with data systems, pulling reports and analysing information (eg Access but training on bespoke company systems will be provided)

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

Contact:             Claire Law

Tel:                    0203 574 4423

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