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Printing Manager - Print Shop

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License and Certification Qualifications: Valid Georgia driver's license required.

Education Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in related field required; or in lieu of bachelor's degree, will consider high school diploma and 4 years of related experience.

Experience Qualifications: Five years of supervisory experience in a commercial printing or related graphics production environment required.

Skills Qualifications: Ability to effectively supervise staff; ability to manage printing operations and processes; working knowledge of graphic arts, printing operations, and related technologies; knowledge of common principles and practices in physical sciences, business administration, finance, inventory, and operations management; knowledge of federal, state, and local laws or regulations applicable to printing operations; ability to understand and implement basic concepts of inventory management including receiving, cycle counting and reconciliation, stock rotation, order lead times, safety stock, and inventory service levels; ability to plan, coordinate, and ensure the timely completion of a variety of projects or tasks across multiple production operations to achieve goals and complete orders by established deadlines; ability to work collaboratively with others, especially local school administrators and support staff; excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to develop effective contracts within area of responsibility; effective problem solving skills; computer skills with Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, and Microsoft Office; and functional knowledge of equipment specific pre-press software, Digital Storefront, PeopleSoft supply chain management, and related software.

Primary Responsibilities: Manage and improve the programs, projects, and operations of the Printing Office, including offset and digital print production, origination and pre-press, finishing and binding, customer service, shipping, billing, inventory, and other related processes.

1. Manage and continually improve the programs, projects, and operations of the Printing Office.
a. Align available staff, equipment, and material resources to complete customer orders.
b. Monitor work flow and adjust individual staff assignments with fluctuations in order type and volume.
c. Manage the daily production schedule to efficiently and effectively utilize equipment.
d. Oversee ordering and inventory of raw materials to ensure stock is available as needed.
e. Outsource work to cost-effective, quality providers, when customer needs exceed internal capacity.

2. Assess and develop the knowledge and skills of Printing Office staff to effectively perform job responsibilities.
a. Assess employee performance and provide training opportunities to develop staff.
b. Establish working hours, approve leave requests, and monitor attendance.
c. Determine labor needs for periodic fluctuations in workload and acquire supplemental staff to meet peak operating demands.

3. Provide functional expertise to district customers to plan and procure requested materials.
a. Respond to customer telephone calls and e-mails in a timely manner.
b. Provide cost estimates for unique printed materials.
c. Make recommendations on alternative graphic designs, materials, and printing options to improve product quality and reduce customer cost.

4. Develop, recommend, and implement continuous improvements in district printing operations.
a. Analyze trends in product type and volume to project future needs.
b. Evaluate alternative processes, materials, and work flows that are available to meet projected needs.
c. Make process changes to improve quality and productivity within the constraints of available resources.
d. Recommend equipment, process changes, or staffing modifications to meet emerging needs, supported by a business case showing the costs and benefits of those recommendations.

5. Ensure assigned programs, projects, processes, and operations comply with applicable laws, regulations, and prescribed handling, storage, and operating requirements for safe use of specific materials, tools, and equipment.

6. Develop recommendations and maintain fiscal accountability of assigned budgets.
a. Coordinate and assist with the evaluation, specification, bid, and purchase of materials, tools, and equipment to support ongoing operations.
b. Prepare and submit to supervisor an annual budget for Printing Office operations for review and approval.
c. Monitor revenue and control expenditures to maintain a profitable operation.
d. Assess market prices and update Printing Office prices accordingly to provide customers a competitive value, while maintaining a profitable operation.
e. Research and recommend equipment purchase or lease opportunities to process greater volumes more efficiently and cost effectively to remain in line with growing and changing customer needs.
f. Prepare, submit, and evaluate bids for purchases of raw materials and equipment as required.

7. Communicate the results and performance of assigned operations with oral and written reports, related charts, and graphs of key measurements and indicators, including the use of available information from Digital Storefront and PeopleSoft systems.
a. Provide a written weekly status report of ongoing operations, projects, and personnel matters to supervisor.
b. Prepare and submit monthly Key Performance Indicators (KPI) reports as required.
c. Review performance with the Printing Office staff and post related results.
d. Alert department leaders, in a timely manner, to significant events and situations as they arise.
e. Document and present trends and forecasted future needs in Printing Office operations to supervisor.

8. Serve as the department's functional expert for the implementation, utilization, and ongoing development of the Digital Storefront system, PeopleSoft system, and other computer based tools essential to the functions of assigned operations.

9. Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, or walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and reach with hands and arms at, above, or below shoulder level. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

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