Print Operations Manager

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Our client, a leader in the outdoor advertising space is seeking a Print Operations Manager.


The Print Production Manager is responsible for the planning, execution and project management of the company's entire process of print production within marketing direct mail acquisitions and fulfillment manufacturing. This includes the supply chain process for all print production requirements from planning, RFQ, through delivery of components and letter shop. In addition, the Manager will liaise internally and externally with vendors, while managing the flow of information to ensure timely and efficient delivery to customers.


Direct accountability and management of team of print production artists to facilitate the production of printed product
Key driver for planning, production and execution of complex master production schedules
Leadership and Project Management of team and effectively manage print to ensure high quality, cost effective and timely production
Development of team's knowledge of cost analysis, campaign setup and assurance towards quality expectations
Performance management of all coordinators, delivery goals and expectations and measuring performance
Process and track mock-ups, prototypes, electronic templates and printer proofs
Proactively communicate supply chain issues to product teams and coordinate solution implementation
Work with finance on budgeting, forecasting and actual product cost analysis compared to proposed


Previous print experience and/or management of the printing process
High level of understanding of Photoshop and Illustrator
Strong attention to detail and operational workflow dynamics to effectively track and analyze the status of the printing process
Ability to multi-task and utilize resources to execute tasks within a deadline oriented environment
Excellent communication skills
Commitment to continuous process improvement initiatives and ability to solve problems creatively
Highly motivated and high level of initiative; inspires confidence to work independently and in support of department goals and business objectives
Ability to build relationships