Director of Operations


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Well established organization is seeking an experienced Director of Operations to lead their Virginia printing and mailing operation. There is a knowledgeable production crew in place and key initiatives include maintaining the financial health of the facility and on time deliveries, process improvement, and waste reduction. This individual will oversee all aspects of production that includes prepress, offset printing, wide format & digital printing, bindery/finishing, and shipping/mailing. The ideal candidate is an established leader experienced in printing with a solid track record of working with everyone from machine operators to executive management to initiate and implement long term strategies geared toward operational excellence. Competitive compensation, relocation assistance, and benefits including
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account (HSA), Short/Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, PTO, Paid Holidays, and retirement plan.


  • Manage all aspects of the printing facility from pre-press through shipping and provide leadership and direction to all production employees
  • Direct production managers and manufacturing strategy and priorities according to customers’ needs and company best practices
  • Hire, lead, coach, develop, and train team members within a fast-paced environment
  • Forecast, schedule, plan, organize, provide strategic direction, and monitor all printing production to achieve maximum productivity, quality, and safety
  • Meet or exceed KPI objectives, and control costs within a metrics driven environment
  • Work hand in hand with executive management
  • Establish and administer the operating budget and hold responsibility for P&L
  • Recommend new processes, software, technologies, equipment, and monitor industry trends
  • Stay up to date on current industry innovations and best practices


  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of financial and manufacturing leadership of at least a 30 person team within a printing facility
  • Proven track record in hands-on operations management, emphasizing strategic planning, production planning, and manufacturing management of a team within a fast-paced printing environment, while reducing costs, and maintaining a high level of safety and quality
  • Knowledgeable in offset, inkjet large format, digital printing, bindery/finishing, and direct mail
  • Strong color visual acuity
  • Ability to hire, coach, mentor, and train within a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literate and experience with Microsoft Office and print management software such as Pace and Digital Storefront
  • Currently live or be able to relocate to the middle of Virginia

All information kept in strict confidence. Contact Donna Monaco at PrintLink or give us a call 800-867-3463. Please mention Ref. #BH713