The Index-Journal Company, a family-owned daily newspaper for over 100 years in Greenwood, SC is seeking an experienced Pressroom Manager. This is a full-time, salaried position with day and nighttime hours.
Position responsibilities include but are not limited to: assigning and supervising work of all press operations employees; handling moderate personnel and administrative functions; supervising, leading and coaching press crew; maintaining equipment. Candidate should have effective communication skills and be able to coordinate the operation’s schedules/functions within the department along with surrounding departments.
The successful candidate must be:
Quality conscious; able to troubleshoot press-related problems; and able to lead a team to produce the best possible product under strict deadlines.
Professional and courteous, a strong leader, and timely in every interaction.
Able to manage policies and procedures, materials, processes, equipment and production for newsprint, plate and press, and packaging departments.
Able to make effective decisions for the welfare of the company and customers while maintaining a safe work environment.
Minimum 5 years on-the-job training in newspaper pressroom
Experience in a lead or supervisory position with strong leadership skills
Mechanically inclined and have a full understanding of the printing process
Have offset web knowledge and experience
CTP, Imagesetter and plate processor experience required
Ability to accurately quote commercial print jobs for customers
Must understand OSHA guidelines
Be physically capable of standing for long periods of time with routine bending, stooping, standing, climbing and lifting – able to lift up to 70+ pounds and push/pull up to 100 pounds
Benefits for full time employees include: Medical and dental insurance, $15,000 life insurance policy, paid holidays, paid vacation and sick days.