Production Operations Manager

Tampa, Florida

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Digital printing company is seeking an experienced Production Operations Manager to lead their Tampa area facility. There is a knowledgeable production crew in place and key initiatives include growth, maintaining on time deliveries, process improvement, equipment and software acquisition, and waste reduction. This individual will oversee all aspects of production that includes prepress, digital and screen printing, finishing, shipping, warehouse, and maintenance. The ideal candidate should be an established leader experienced in screen and digital large format printing with a solid track record of working with everyone from machine operators to C-level management to initiate and implement long term strategies geared toward operational excellence. Competitive compensation, relocation assistance, and benefits package.


  • Supervise all aspects of the printing from pre-press through shipping and provide leadership and direction to all production employees 
  • Plan, schedule, and direct production and manufacturing 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
  • Establish a metrics driven environment, meet or exceed KPI objectives, and control costs
  • Work hand in hand with executive management 
  • Establish and administer the budget
  • Recommend new processes, software, technologies, equipment, and monitor industry trends
  • Represent the company at industry events, conferences, and trade shows
  • Stay up to date on current industry innovations and best practices


  • Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s preferred) 
  • A minimum of 5 years of financial and manufacturing management of a printing facility
  • A proven track record of supervising a team within a fast-paced printing environment, while reducing costs, and maintaining a high level of safety and quality
  • Proven track record in hands-on operations management, emphasizing strategic planning, production planning, and manufacturing
  • Knowledgeable in inkjet large format and digital printing. Screen printing experience a plus
  • 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
  • Currently live or be able to relocate to the Tampa Florida area (this is an on-site position)
  • Ability to travel to industry events, conferences, and trade shows

All information kept in strict confidence. Contact Donna Monaco at PrintLink or give us a call 800-867-3463. Please mention Ref. #BH331