03 Jul
Press Lead
Wyoming, Cheyenne

Job Summary

This position is responsible for managing and scheduling all pressroom production activities and acting as a communication link between external customers (if necessary), print sales executives, and inter-company job planners as may be required. Pressroom Manager oversees daily printing and bindery operations in the manufacturing of Adams Publishing Group and commercial print publications in a cost-effective manner, with the highest quality standards available using existing technology. Meet customer expectations for reproduction quality, content freshness and productivity, while managing materials consumption cost-effectively. Evaluate equipment maintenance program and materials to improve Production Quality and Efficiency in a manner consistent with a plant and department wide continuous improvement process. Support and contribute to the development of a diverse work environment. Set an example by complying with policies/practices that insure compliance with local, state, and federal laws and company policy regarding equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, regulatory agency safety and environmental requirements. Keep accurate, useful and timely operational and maintenance records. Work with the staff to set equipment maintenance priorities while still maintaining production requirements.

Job Functions

The successful candidate must be a flexible, self-starters, attentive to details, diplomatic, able to provide direction, and able to multi-task. This position will work with different personality types and across a number of publications. Candidates for this position should have strong interpersonal skills and client orientation and exhibit an ability to work effectively with internal and external contacts as a team member as well as a team leader.

Essential Functions

· Perform job duties and conduct self in accordance with company core values.

· Initiate and nurture effective, professional relationships with internal and external contacts.

Requirements

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 4-5 years of experience in the pressroom, printing industry. Strong leadership, initiative, decision-making, staff development and interpersonal skills are critical.

3-4 years experience as foreman/management or equivalent experience, in cold web, offset newspaper printing production environment.

Well developed verbal and written communication skills are a must in addition to strong analytical and problem-solving skills that have been proven on the job

Technology Skills:

Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Outlook is required and have an well-versed knowledge of how all printing departments function to maximize efficiency.

The successful candidate must have extensive technical knowledge of and mechanical aptitude for offset printing techniques.

Education:

High School diploma and equivalent work experience preferred.

For immediate consideration, please forward your resume to John Posluszny, Regional Operations Director, at jposluszny@wyomingnews.com or come by to complete an application at Wyoming Tribune Eagle, 702 W. Lincolnway, Cheyenne, WY 82001.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Benefits

The fringe benefits include medical (split between employer and employee), dental and vision options (employee paid). There are three company-sponsored benefits, including short-term disability, long-term disability and a term life insurance policy. The company pays for these six major holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day). In addition, employees accrue 3.33 hours of paid leave per pay period in the first year of employment (80 hours) and increasing to 5.0 hours per pay period (120 hours) after their one-year anniversary of employment. The company has the option of making a discretionary match to the 401K retirement plan after year’s end.


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