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Title:  Printing Manager

Requisition ID:  19309-159

Staunton, VA, US, 24401

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required


The Printing Manager will be responsible for all printing production activities and coordinate between all departments ensuring quality requirements are met based on customer specifications. In addition, the printing manager will be responsible for oversight of the sheeting department and their activities and productivity. This will include supervising the tooling and design department as well as the plate room.


JOB FUNCTIONS: Job function include but are not limited to the following.

  • Plan work schedules and assign adequate staff for effective performance
  • Check specifications of all printing jobs
  • Estimate material, time and staffing requirements
  • Inventory supplies and requisition items as necessary
  • Review work throughout the work process and at completion to ensure quality
  • Collaborate with workers and managers to solve work-related problems
  • Supervise maintenance of all equipment
  • Evaluate employee performance
  • Participate in the hiring process by reviewing credentials, interviewing, making hiring decisions or recommendations
  • Assess training needs and arrange for appropriate instruction
  • Responsible for all pressroom operations including safety, productivity, quality, customer relations, sales relations, employee relations and the financial performance of the department
  • Provide overall leadership, direction and management of the activities of the pressroom
  • Ensure compliance with company policies/procedures and with all Local, State and Federal Law regulations


Required Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of printing processes and the printing industry
  • Knowledge folding carton industry
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer services including needs assessment, meeting quality standards and evaluation of customer satisfaction
  • Must possess good planning, organizational, and time management skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong human relations skills to select, develop, mentor, discipline and reward employees
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Comply with all company safety requirements, rules and regulations


These skills below are one we expect the Printing Manager to learn through the course of their position and be able to efficiently perform them:

  • Operating knowledge and experience with personal computers and software
  • Operating knowledge with Heidelberg printing press
  • Comprehensive knowledge of folding carton industry
  • Comprehensive knowledge of color management and printing processes


Required Skills



  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in a similar industry to printing
  • Prior management/supervisor experience is preferred



  • Bachelor’s degree; preferably in a related field such as Graphic Design, Printing, Business, Engineering, etc.

Required Experience

At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful. If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you. Learn more about us at

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Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the Poster, EEO is the Law.

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