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Established in 1806 as a small soap and candle business in New York City, Colgate-Palmolive is now a truly global company with products sold in over 200 countries and territories under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, Haci Sakir, Suavitel, PCA SKIN, EltaMD, Filorga and Hello as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading consumer products company that serves hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide with brands and products across four core businesses – Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We are committed to offering products that make lives healthier and more enjoyable, and programs that enrich communities around the world.

Every day millions of people trust our products to care for themselves and the ones they love. Our goal is to use our technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.

A career at Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Print Production Specialist

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Sep 10, 2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 141460 - Del.Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City, Mexico

The Print Production Specialist is responsible for the accountability for the regional packaging graphics & print execution, drive connection & alignment among Design Managers and External Partners (Design/Premedia Agencies & Print Suppliers) for seamless regional adaptation and execution package graphics bundles.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Drive continuous improvement in Colgate’s end2end artwork process and external agencies and printers, including KPI adherence and output quality.
  • Ensure a clean hand-off from design & adaptation into the artwork approval process.
  • Ensure printed reproduction meets design intent/target, corporate brand standards, and established print quality standards
  • Provide print production support to the region

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor´s Degree in Graphic Design, Printing Technology, or a related field
  • 3 years experience in FMCG Packaging Design/Graphics (Corporate, Agency or Vendor).
  • Intermediate - advanced English level.
  • Expert knowledge of packaging design, adaptation, & prepress processes.
  • Strong knowledge of color reproduction and management printing technologies.
  • Working knowledge of packaging and commercial printing & decoration techniques (flexo, offset, gravure, screen, etc).
  • Working knowledge of common packaging materials and how they impact design execution (labels, paperboards, films, etc).
  • Working knowledge of color matching and hard/soft proofing technologies.
  • Basic knowledge of design software applications (Photoshop, Illustrator).
  • Desirable Project Management skills with strong adherence to commitment dates.

 

Key Competencies:

  • Adept at successfully partnering with creative, technical, & business stakeholders across the entire design to print chain is critical
  • Proficiency in understanding and being understood by technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to make decisions and develop recommendations and in the face of uncertainty.
  • Aptitude in understanding other’s points of view and integrating them into guiding workable solutions.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. 

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at http://www.colgatepalmolive.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com. To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit http://www.hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit  http://www.tomsofmaine.com.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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