Production Manager

Decatur, Illinois

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Growing printing company located in the rural Midwest is seeking an experienced Production Manager with a solid track record of supervising teams within a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate should be experienced in inkjet wide format, label and general commercial production and operations leadership as well as having the ability to initiate and implement long term strategies geared toward operational excellence and waste reduction. Competitive compensation with a benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), holiday pay, paid time off, life insurance, and 401k.


  • Manage all aspects of production including Prepress, Press, Bindery, Finishing, Warehouse, and Shipping/Receiving
  • Hire, coach, and train leads and operators within a fast-paced printing environment
  • Schedule and monitor production to achieve maximum productivity and quality while maintaining safety
  • Work hand in hand with the Plant Manager
  • Oversee press and bindery machine set-ups to reduce change times along with shift scheduling to meet customer on-time deliveries
  • Be the first point of contact for any new policies, software, and equipment roll outs


  • Associate degree preferred
  • A proven track record of supervising a printing facility, while maintaining schedules and a high level of quality and safety
  • 3+ years of "hands-on" supervisory experience of at least 30 employees
  • Knowledgeable in inkjet wide format printing, offset/litho sheetfed printing, digital printing, bindery and finishing equipment
  • Ability to coach, mentor, train and inspire commitment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literate with print management software and Microsoft Office
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong color visual acuity, and color matching, and color management skills

All information kept in strict confidence. Contact Donna Monaco at PrintLink or give us a call 800-867-3463. Please mention Ref. BH375