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Candidate of the Week – Gary Mackellin, Senior Manager Printing & Graphic Arts

Thursday, 19 February 2004
By Print 21 Online Article

He is committed to:

  • Client Satisfaction – ensuring on time delivery and a quality product whilst maintaining a consistent result
  • Quality Improvements – researching and developing new procedures
  • Culture Change/Integration – keeping abreast of technological advancements, providing support to ensure staff have an understanding for accepting change
  • P & L Responsibility – continuing to deliver bottom line profits to share holders
  • Operations Consolidation – focusing on all aspects of the business to deliver greater growth and sustainability
  • Performance Management Program – the introduction of KPI’S, succession planning & staff training
  • Presentations to Clients/Senior Management & Staff
    Staffing – Conflict Resolution, Team Building & Motivation
  • Professional Experience

    (1998-2003) PMP Digital (formally Show-Ads Omega)
    Victorian Operations Manager

    Responsible for:

  • Management of staff (Including 12 Divisional Hubs)
  • Implementation of state of the art technology and process improvements to ensure the company position remains as leaders in the marketplace.
  • Successful negotiation of EBA agreements.
  • Reduction of material usage from 14.9% to 3.4%.
  • Reduction of overtime from $1 ml to $50,000 p.a.
  • Responsible for current restructure implementation and new workflow processes.
  • Management of effective financial Budgeting to deliver a profitable result.
  • Develop & maintain appropriately skilled staff.
  • Provide training for staff to develop and maintain a standard of excellence.
  • Provide Performance Management programs to enhance staff development.
  • (1997-1998) Scott Graphic Arts (division of Show-Ads Omega)
    General Manager

  • Managed 22 staff
  • Re-branded to Scott Digital and successfully launched into market place.
  • Introduced multi-skilling, training and new quality control procedures.
  • Introduced new shift rosters.
  • Reduced material usage from 12.8% to 6.9%
  • Increased sales revenue by 34%
  • Promoted to Victorian Operations Manager 1998
  • (1995-1997) Show-Ads Hobart
    General Manager

  • Managed 14 staff.
  • Increased sales revenue by 500%
  • Introduced multi-skilling and new quality control procedures which reduced material usage from 16.9% to 7.8%
  • Promoted to General Manager of Scott Graphic Arts (Melbourne)
  • (1987-1995) Scott Graphic Arts (division of Show Ads Omega)
    Sales Manager 1991-1995

  • Managed 8 Account Managers.
  • Introduced new sales strategies which increased sales revenue by a further 28%
  • Promoted to state General Manager Show Ads Hobart 1995
  • Sales Consultant 1989-1991

  • Introduced to sales with no experience and qualifications.
  • Increased sales revenue by 42% within 2 years
  • Promoted to Sales Manager 1991.
  • Department Supervisor 1987-1989

    Supervision of 16 staff members

    (1986-1987) Scanagraphix
    Production Manager

    Managed Production Department

    (1977-1986) Show-Ads Omega

    Production Manager 1984-1986

  • Client Servicing of Major Accounts
  • Department Supervisor 1980-1984
  • Supervision of 8 staff
  • Responsible for the delivery of all publishing material for major magazines throughout Australia.
  • Apprenticeship 1977-1980
    Completed four year Apprenticeship in Graphic Prepress within three years and promoted to department supervisor

    Qualifications/Professional Development
    Certificate in Graphic Prepress

    Referee
    David Hoban
    General Manager
    Expo Hire
    44 White Street
    South Melbourne Vic 3205
    (03) 9676 7777

    Robert Inglis
    RMIT Program leader
    Master of Business School Accounting Law
    Level 15, 239 Bourke Street Melbourne 3000
    (03) 9925 5715

    Brian Rodda
    Digital Media Services General Manager
    PMP Digital
    359 Plummer Street
    Port Melbourne 3079
    (03) 9245 1222

    Robin Dixon
    Chief Operating Officer
    PMP Digital
    359 Plummer Street
    Port Melbourne 3079
    (03) 9245 1222

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    Gary Mackellin
    18 Lamplight Way,
    Attwood Vic 3049
    Ph: 9333 4509
    Mobile 0400 506 894

    Email contact: gmackellin@yahoo.com.au

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