Printing – Pressroom Process Supervisor

Binghamton, New York

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Well established offset web and sheetfed printing company in rural Upstate New York is seeking an experienced Pressroom Process Supervisor. There is a knowledgeable production crew in place and key initiatives include process improvement and waste reduction. This individual will head all of the continuous improvement initiatives. The ideal candidate should have hands-on experience with offset printing presses as well as having the ability to initiate and implement long term strategies geared toward operational excellence. Competitive compensation, relocation assistance, and benefits package.

Responsibilities:

  • Review and evaluate current printing process techniques and methods
  • Communicate effectively both within and outside of the pressroom to ensure all production requirements, schedules, quality, and final deliveries meet quality standards and deadlines
  • Conduct research to identify new methods and implement to reduce cost, waste, and improve quality
  • Manage all aspects of continuous improvement initiatives
  • Use of Color Management techniques to optimize printed products
  • Work with the Plant Engineer to identify, evaluate, and justify capital projects to ensure the pressroom remains competitive
  • Manage quality of supplies and consumables with vendors
  • Develop and implement an effective preventative maintenance program for the pressroom

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 8 years of hands-on, leadership experience within a litho/offset printing facility
  • A proven track record of process improvement, while reducing costs, and maintaining a high level of quality and safety
  • Ability to coach, mentor, train within a team environment 
  • Strong knowledge of sheetfed or web offset (heatset or coldset) printing. Goss experience preferred but Heidelberg, Harris, Hantscho, Man Roland, or Komori experience will be considered
  • Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma experience a plus
  • Computer literate and experience with Microsoft Office
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong color visual acuity, and color matching skills

All information kept in strict confidence. Contact Donna Monaco at PrintLink or give us a call 800-867-3463. Please mention Ref. #BH317