Pressroom Manager

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18
Chanhassen, MN
8 - 10 years experience
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18

Description of Duties:

The Pressroom Manager provides overall leadership to the department to ensure efficiency and effectiveness. Responsibilities include:

  • Mentor, Lead, and direct Press department supervisors.
  • Establish standards of performance and manage against responsibilities and accountabilities.
  • Maintain an active presence on the production floor in order to foster a cooperative and harmonious working climate and maximize employee morale and productivity.
  • Interpret, communicate, and follow company and department policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Assist in the development of budgets, objectives, policies, plans, and programs.
  • Support the department in satisfying internal and external client expectations.
  • Keep Director Print Operations informed of production issues.
  • Accountable for accuracy and efficiency of end product and verify quality and production standards are followed.
  • Utilize production data to obtain high productivity with minimum spoilage and non-chargeable time.
  • Lead department Uptime and Lean initiatives; “Leader of Change”
  • Stay educated and well-informed of technological progress in the industry related to the department and provide recommendations for strategic advantage.
  • Meet measurement goals including waste reduction, billable hours, utilization improvement, spoilage, and rework.
  • Identify and address opportunities to improve quality and reduce rework with key objectives of zero defects.
  • Act as technical subject matter expert and liaison between Job Planning, Estimators, and Print Production.
  • Document and administer new and existing processes and procedures
  • Assist with Research and Development group on projects.
  • Ensure compliance with all state and federal environmental, safety, and health regulations; follow all established safety procedures and applicable regulations.
  • All other duties that may apply.

Minimum Experience/Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; Business or manufacturing degreepreferred (will consider comparable industry experience in lieu of education).
  • 10+ years of manufacturing/production experience with 5+ years proven management experience in a manufacturing capacity, preferably within the printing industry.
  • Basic MS Word and Excel skills; Foundation experience a plus.
  • Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, and/or quality control training preferred.
  • Previous participation on a safety team and/or safety training is a plus.
  • Ability to maintain an active physical presence on the production floor.
  • Ability to work on all shifts with flexibility to work additional hours as necessary.
  • Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.

Qualifications

Education

Preferred

Bachelors or better in Business Administration or related field.

Experience

Required

10+ years of manufacturing/production experience with 5+ years proven management experience in a manufacturing capacity, preferably within the printing industry.

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