CBS Corporation Production Manager in New York, New York

Production Manager

REF#: 28525

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY, US

ABOUT US:

Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.

DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the Senior Production Manager, the distribution clients’ production manager will work with independent book publishers who require book manufacturing services from S&S for 5-6 clients' seasonal book lists. This individual will handle the manufacturing of 1C and 4C hardcover, trade paperback, and mass market books from final files through finished books, ensuring quality control through the entire manufacturing process. Additionally, the production manager will offer clients innovative support ideas to save money and will follow up on any unsettled issues. The production manager will communicate on regular basis with the Senior Production Manager, as well as our vendors regarding client concerns.

QUALIFICATIONS:

'-At least 5 years production management experience at book publisher or printing plant.

-Experience with 4C and 1 C printing, paper selection, book binding, and prepress operations.

  • Customer service experience is not required, but strongly encouraged.

  • Must be comfortable working in a Mac environment and be proficient in office applications (ie: MicroSoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).

  • Should work well independently and proactively in fulfilling our clients’ needs.

  • Must be able to maintain a positive attitude toward the daily work and co-workers, as well as the clients

  • Confidence and talent for building and maintaining client relationships

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled