Project Manager - Digital Print Transformation

Charlotte, NC
Full Time
BHS Corrugated is seeking a Project Manager – Digital Print Transformation to join our growing team in Charlotte, NC!

The Project Manager – Digital Print Transformation will be accountable for collaborating with the customer who has invested in BHS digital print technology for the purpose of transforming how corrugated packaging is designed, manufactured, and delivered. The objective of the PM-DPT is to help the customer develop a low cost, highly productive corrugated manufacturing capability that delivers on the promise of digitization and Industry 4.0 using BHS’ innovative end-to-end digital solutions. This is a remote position requiring 50-60% travel.

  • Collaborate closely with clients to understand their unique requirements and objectives for digital print transformation in the corrugated packaging industry.
  • Lead the development and execution of comprehensive project plans tailored to each client's needs, ensuring alignment with BHS’ digital solutions and industry best practices.
  • Oversee the implementation of digital technologies and processes, including but not limited to:
  • Package specification: Work with clients to define packaging requirements and specifications, ensuring compatibility with digital printing technologies.
  • ERP/MIS integration: Facilitate seamless integration of digital printing processes with clients' existing ERP/MIS systems for efficient order management.
  • Digital pre-print planning and operations: Manage the setup and optimization of digital pre-print processes, including workflow design and optimization.
  • Corrugator scheduling and planning: Develop scheduling strategies to maximize efficiency and throughput on corrugator equipment, incorporating digital print capabilities.
  • Advanced corrugator cut-to-mark applications: Implement advanced cutting and marking techniques to enhance the quality and precision of printed corrugated packaging.
  • Business development processes: Collaborate with clients to identify opportunities for growth and expansion leveraging digital print technologies, driving profitability and market differentiation.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for clients throughout the project lifecycle, ensuring clear communication, managing expectations, and resolving any issues or concerns promptly and effectively.
  • Conduct regular project reviews and performance evaluations to track progress against objectives, identify areas for improvement, and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Collaborate closely with internal cross-functional teams, including sales, engineering, manufacturing, and technical support, to ensure seamless project execution and customer satisfaction.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, technological advancements, and competitive landscape related to digital printing and corrugated packaging, providing insights and recommendations to inform strategic decision-making.
  • Adhere to all relevant quality, safety, and compliance standards, ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements and company policies at all times.
  • Experience in leading operational transformation in a corrugated manufacturing environment.   Specific experience with digital pre-print technology and running digital pre-print on a corrugator in batch mode, along with implementation of the necessary planning, scheduling, and execution software to digitize the process is of particular importance.
  • Software and business process architecture experience and knowledge is critical to the success of the ideal candidate.  Leading and managing a project between vendor and customer resources, process mapping, gap identification, and process design and project management skills are required.
  • Specific experience with digital pre-print technology including DFE, RIP, print engine, and web-based printing presses is very valuable.  A working knowledge of print design, pre-press, and inkjet printing on corrugated substrates is a plus; press operations, maintenance, and operational excellence within a printing and corrugating environment will be a plus.
  • Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Systems Thinker, Collaborative Problem-Solver, Process Design, Process Implementation, Software Architecture, Product Data Management, Product Information Management, ERP system experience, Corrugated Manufacturing, Web-based Digital Printing, Plant Management, Project Management, IT/Systems Knowledge, Maintenance/Reliability Experience.
  • Educational and experience – minimum Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Engineering, Manufacturing, Management or Supply Chain.
  • Physical requirements – Must be able to sit and work at computer for 8 hours a day and lift up to 50 pounds.

Salary and Benefits
This is a full-time position offering $125k to $165k + full benefits as seen below!
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Insurance
  • Company-Paid Life Insurance
  • Company-Paid Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Company-Paid Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Generous 6% 401(k) Match
  • Vacation / Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Legal Assist and ID Theft
About BHS
BHS is the world’s largest provider of solutions for the corrugated industry.  We are a privately-owned company, headquartered out of Germany, with more than 50 years in the corrugated industry.  BHS has been in North America for 30 years, primarily focusing on the sales and service of corrugated equipment.  

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