Posted: 1/3/23
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Production/Press Supervisor

Greeneville , Tennessee

Adams Publishing Group is recruiting for a Pressman/ Supervisor working in the beautiful mountains of East Tennessee at our Greeneville, TN regional print facility. We are searching for a career-oriented candidate who can lead a press team within a busy production environment.

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 intercompany job planners as may be required. As a working manager, the pressroom supervisor oversees daily printing operations in the manufacturing of daily newspapers 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 ensure 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 multitask. 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

Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5+ years of hands-on experience in the pressroom printing industry. Strong leadership, initiative, decision-making, staff development and interpersonal skills are critical. Five years of experience as foreman/supervisor or equivalent experience, in cold web, offset newspaper printing production environment is preferred. 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 intense knowledge of how all printing departments function to maximize efficiency. Extensive technical knowledge of and mechanical aptitude for offset printing techniques.


High School Diploma and equivalent work experience preferred.

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.


Our Parent company, Adams Publishing Group is growing and offers a strong benefit package of health, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays, paid vacation and 401K.

To Apply:

If you think this may be the perfect fit for your skills and abilities, please forward your resume and cover letter to: or via snail mail @ Press Supervisor Opportunity, Attn: Paul Mauney, P.O. Box 1630, 37744

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