Philadelphia PA
United States
Flexible Packaging
Date Posted

Press Manager

Job Summary:

Position oversees all activities of the Press, Ink, and Plate Mounting departments through direct supervision and collaboration with the Press Dept Supervisors.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Assist day shift Supervisors with daily activities within the department on day shift.
  • Responsible for coordinating and collaborating in the production process with other departments.
  • Track department production statistics on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis and report these the Management Team and the Operations Team at monthly and bi-annual meetings.
  • Managing department improvement projects and work closely with the Technical group on press and plate related issues and improvements.
  • Oversee the administration of all policies, procedures set forth by the company for the press department.
  • Ensure a strong team environment with good communication skills between shifts and departments.
  • Be a champion for all safety rules and regulations set forth by the company by strictly adhering to all safety policies and enforcing the same with direct reports and hourly workforce.
  • Overall responsibility for performance evaluation, discipline, vacation scheduling for the Press department.
  • At times, must be able to step in and perform plate checking duties in the absence of the Lead Plate Mounter.
  • Complete all assigned tasks promptly and efficiently.
  • Must sit as member of the Sustainability Steering Committee and Product Safety Committee
  • Must comply with, and ensure compliance of department personnel with, all general Company-wide standard operating procedures (SOP’s) and any job or department specific SOP’s.
    • SOP’s may cover the areas of (but are not limited to)
      • Employee Health and Safety
      • SQF (Safe Quality Food packager) and GMP (good manufacturing procedures) focused on eliminating contaminates in all packaging manufactured.
    • Other responsibilities as assigned by Supervision/Management

Supervisory Responsibilities: (if any)

  • Directly supervises the Press Department Shift Supervisors, Lead Ink Tech, and Lead Plate Mounter.
  • Indirectly supervises the hourly staff of the Press, Plate Mounting, and Ink areas.

Qualifications: (education, experience, specific skills, machinery/tools, etc.)

  • 10+ years of management in a flexible packaging printing operation.
  • Prior experience overseeing plate making/mounting, ink, and printing.
  • Basic mechanical skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to determine P&L ratios from manufacturing statistics and data.

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