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Available Printing Industry Jobs

The John Lawrence Group of Franklin, Michigan, works tirelessly to find qualified talent to fill many printing industry jobs for companies throughout the country. Below you will find the latest available job postings from some of our clients. Please feel free to contact us if you feel you meet the qualifications for any position below. Return to this page frequently for the latest updates!

Printing Estimator / Suburban Chicago

Our client, a leader in superior quality printing products, has a desire to add an estimator to staff. The position is responsible for the following job aspects:

Receive and analyze incoming RFQs to:
Develop a manufacturing plan based on written specifications
Estimate the most cost-effective production plan for client
Solicit outside vendor pricing for products & services as necessary to serve to meet client’s needs.
Investigate & recommend modifications to enhance quality, functionality & cost savings.
Manage multiple requests including: quotes, alterations, purchasing, and rough budgets
Consult Client Services, Sales, and Production for alternatives in planning/estimating
Handle significant workload, juggle multiple projects daily under deadline
Translate job specifications into estimating system entries -- to produce accurate estimates
Apply the production steps and associated costing of all equipment in the plant
Prepare required documentation for all estimates

Experience in sheet-fed printing, folding carton, and/or POP/POS display experience
Experience with pre-press, pressroom, bindery, folding/gluing, die cutting, assembly
Must possess strong desktop dexterity, strong basic math skills, attention to detail
Must possess strong work ethic, stamina, and commitment to finding solutions, meet deadlines
Must be a self-starter, driven to further own knowledge and improve assigned projects
Must possess strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task
Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills
College education
If you strive to relentlessly surpass customer expectations, you’re a great candidate for their team.
Local candidates only. $50,000 - $70,000 pending experience. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Manager / Wide Format / Pennsylvania

Our client, a well established printing plant, engaged in publication, catalog, and direct mail products, is expanding its services to include Wide Format and Signage , printing. This plant is seeking a well experienced , Senior Executive , to head up , direct and grow this division. Must have 8 to 10 years experience in a Commercial Print environment ( Large Format) along with a minimum of 5 years experience at a management level. Bachelor's Degree preferred. Up to 25% travel involved . $75,000 to $95,000 ideal. Relocation assistance available. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Quality / Manufacturing Support Manager / Michigan

Our client, a long established Trade Bindery located in Southeastern Michigan is creating a new opportunity. Primary purpose of this position is to lead, direct, manage and execute the quality assurance operations of the company. Insure on-going compliance with ISO system requirements. Insure the highest quality products & services available in the trade bindery market, achieve in an efficient, cost-effective way. Secondary purpose is to serve as back-up for the Operations Manager when absent, work hand in hand on a real time basis with Operations Manager to achieve stated safety and productivity goals. This highly visible position can lead to advancement. $60,000 to $75,000 +/- . Bindery experience a must. Relocation assistance available if needed. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Maintenance Technician / Texas 

Our client, a major leader in technology driven marketing communication services, needs to add a Maintenance Technician to staff. They daily re-purpose, produce, and deliver millions of time sensitive documents, both in electronic and paper media. Their services include electronic document delivery, web applications, high-speed digital printing (black and white), automated composition, offset printing, warehousing and fulfillment services.  The technician will assume the following responsibilities: Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of printing/bindery equipment. Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts. Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment. Keeps personal equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs. Candidates familiar with the following equipment helpful: CMC Inserters (similar to Pitneys), VIDEK for barcode scanning, Horizon & IBIS Saddle Stitchers, Saber Cutters, Kolbus Perfect Binder, Laminator, DGM 435 Web Press. This is an afternoon position (4:00 PM to 2:00 AM) $20.00 to $29.00 per hour, pending experience level. Some nearby relocation available if needed. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Bindery Supervisor / Missouri 

Our client, a well established, publication, printing, binding and fulfillment plant is continuing to grow. The facility is in need of a Bindery Supervisor for their 5:00 PM to 5:00 AM shift. Will direct the efforts of 40 to 50 employees on this shift. High quality publication, or book experience preferred. Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, , or other major Continuous Improvement Programs ideal. Salary to $70,000 plus OT. Generous relocation assistance available, plus solid benefits. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Flexographic Press Operators / Michigan / Indiana Border

Our client, a long established printer located on the Michigan / Indiana border, producing products utilizing offset, gravure, flexography, and letterpress, must add 5 flexographic operators to staff immediately, due to major increase in sales. 1st and 2nd shifts are available. Of interest are press operators with any of the following press experience. 2200 Mark Andy, 3000 Mark Andy, Roto Press, Delta, Webtron 650, Apeco. Will operate and perform routine maintenance on these presses. Nice benefits and working conditions. $18.00 to $22.00 per hour. Some relocation assistance available. Client is actively interviewing now. Contact us about this opportunity

Printing Pressroom Supervisor - Midwest

Our client, a major publication, book printer in the Midwest is in need of a pressroom supervisor for its 3-11 pm, 2nd shift, employing 20 -25 employees. Candidate must be well experienced in Lean Manufacturing Initiatives, Continuous Improvement Processes in a web, sheet-fed environment. Man Roland, Timpson, and Heidelberg experience of solid interest. $60,000 to $75,000 + good benefits and paid relocation expenses. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Die Cutting and Foil Stamping Manager - Illinois

Our client, a sheet-fed, multi-color plant engaged in premium packaging, and custom print, specializing in folding cartons, specialty, point of sale, and high impact direct mail solutions, is in need of a Die Cutting and Foil Stamping Manager to direct 10 to 12 professionals. Must have at least 7 years related managerial experience in die cutting, foil stamping and embossing. Need solid mechanical skills as well team building leadership skills. Will be responsible for safety, quality, and productivity. Bobst plant. $60,000 to $85,000, plus potential bonuses. Solid benefits. Relocation assistance available if needed. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Pressroom Manager - Illinois

Our client, a sheet-fed, multi-color plant engaged in premium packaging, and custom print, specializing in folding cartons, specialty, point of sale, and high impact direct mail solutions, is in need of a Pressroom Manager to direct all press room efforts of this 40 person department. Must have strong scheduling experience. Need extensive knowledge of pressroom operations, workflow, materials, products, and all production processes related to pressroom activity. Experience with budgeting and collections essential. Komori experience a definite plus. $80,000 to $100,000 plus potential bonuses. Solid benefits. Relocation available if needed. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Customer Service Representative - Missouri

Our client, a commercial printer located on the Missouri / Kansas border, is seeking to add 2 customer service reps to staff due to continued growth. Standard customer service duties will have you following the project from when it enters the printer, and following it through estimating, and production until completion and it reaches the customer. Basic equipment knowledge of sheet-fed, web, and flexo presses helpful. $45,000 to $65,000 pending experience. Contact us about this opportunity.

Varied Pressroom / Bindery Positions - Michigan / Indiana Border

Our client, a long established printer of offset, gravure, flexography, and letterpress products is adding several to staff due to increased business activity and retirements. Needed are stitcher operators, die cutter operators, gluer folder operators, flexo press operators, and offset press operators. 1st and 2nd shift positions available. Hourly rates can vary from high teens to low 20s per hour (flexible). Some relocation assistance available. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Production Manager - Suburban Chicago

Our client, a premium long established, packaging, and custom print company, specializing in folding cartons, specialty packaging, point of sale, and high impact mail solutions is in need of a senior production manager to direct and manage the entire production process, including about a dozen CSR's and Project Managers. Reports directly to the COO. Degree desired. Relocation assistance possible. $80,000 to $100,000. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Estimator - Minneapolis Area

Our client, a major digital facility, printing statements and communications for banks, insurance firms, and utility companies, is adding to staff. Needed is strong estimating experience in digital printing. Working knowledge of print management systems such as EFI / Monarch/ Hagan / PSI desired. Base salary of $65,000 to $75,000 + benefits, 401K profit sharing, and relocation package if needed. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Plant Manager - New England

Our client, a major, multi-plant printer, engaged in producing journals and books is in need of a Plant Manager to direct its New England plant, consisting of close to 300 employees. Will have 6 direct reports, all from manufacturing. Should be strong in Continuous Improvement programs, and have rock solid leadership skills. BS ideal, MBA a plus, as well as multi-plant experience. This is the number 1 position at this location, reporting to an off-site director. $110,000 to $125,000, solid benefits, and relocation assistance available. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Prepress / MIS Manager - Indiana

Our client, a commercial, sheet, digital plant located in Mid Indiana is seeking a pre-press workflow professional having experience with Kodak Prinergy, Rules Based Automation, Insight, and digital storefronts and lights out automation. The chosen candidate should have basic programming skills with the ability to write VB scripts, Java script. XML and XPath are a plus. Will work as part of a team of 5. $60,000 to $70,000 (flexible). Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Sales Rep / Labels - Minnesota

Our client is adding a sales rep to staff that is experienced in selling labels, flexible packaging solutions, information for use booklets, inserts, outserts, and supplier managed inventory programs. The local candidate should be versed, and have a strong understanding of the needs of pharmaceutical, medical devices, nutraceutical and food companies for their packaging component needs. Up to 1 million dollars of current business will be dispersed to the newly hired rep, due to a current rep being promoted. Competitive compensation. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Sales Support Rep / Labels - Northeast Ohio

Our client, a Northeast Ohio label printer, is seeking a sales support rep. Ideal position for a recent college graduate with 3 to 5 years experience in a sales / sales support /CSR / role. This position, will have you working with the Vice President of Sales, to offer sales and support to underrepresented customers. Work will include order entry, some estimating, making sales calls, and presentations, via phone and customer locations. Travel is involved. Experience in label printing of particular interest. Base $55,000 to $75,000 plus commissions. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Book Printing Sales Rep - Michigan

Our client, a Michigan based book printer, located in Southern Michigan, is in need of an additional sales rep. Can be a remote, or local rep. The candidate sought could be a lightweight, mid weight, or heavyweight, in experience. A comp program will be tailored accordingly. Due to a retirement, there are some accounts that will be given to the new hire. This client is a short to medium run book printer using sheet-fed offset presses, producing 300 to 50,000 copies. Also has digital printing available for those needing shorter runs. Been in business close to seventy years. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Gluer Operators - Illinois

Our client, a well-known leader in the printing and packaging industry, is seeking to add to staff. These positions require self-starters with a desire to efficiently produce quality folding cartons in a team setting. Duties include setting and operation of various folder / gluers, including ancillary devices. Growth is causing the need to add six to staff. Strong need for 2nd and 3rd shift talent. $25.00 per hour for qualified operators. Relocation assistance provided. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Digital Press Operator - Iowa

Our client is growing, and is seeking to add a digital press operator to its team. Someone with HP Indigo experience of special interest. Certified A plus. Also would consider those with Kodak, Xerox, IGen, or OCE experience. Color printing expertise needed. This is a day shift position paying $20.00 to $25.00 per hour, maybe more. Relocation costs provided if needed. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Maintenance Electricians - Massachusetts (2) Needed

The candidates sought will be knowledgeable in the area of machine installation, preventative maintenance, and machine operation. Will be involved in all electrical repairs, fabrication, new installations, of A/C or D/C machines, and plant facilities. Experience working with motors, transformers, control systems, and power distribution ideal. 3 plus years' experience required. Non rotating 12 hour shift. To $30.00 per hour. Solid benefits. Relocation assistance available. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Sales Reps - Labels

A well-established cut and stack label printer based in Ohio, is expanding its sales force. Current sales revolve around paint can, and craft beer label products. Client wants to diversify their client base and offerings. Company has been in business for over 90 years, and has a national client base. The sales professional sought should have a solid experience in cut and stack, and / or pressure sensitive experience. Can be located anywhere in the Midwest, and can work as remote sales rep. Should have a stable work history. First year compensation is projected at around $100,000. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Screen Print Manager - Missouri

Our client, a screen printer in Missouri is in need of a working Screen Print Manager to direct a staff of 5 or 6 operators on first shift. This client recently installed automated machinery in its screen print department to print on apparel. All work was previously done by hand. Candidate must have automated machinery experience. $40,000 to $60,000. Relocation provided. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Flexographic Printing Press Operators - Ohio

Our client, a market leader in pressure sensitive labels, is adding press operators on all 3 shifts, due to increased sales volume. Candidates sought should be experienced in setting up, adjusting, maintaining, and operating Mark Andy 16" -20 " Flexographic presses. At least 3 years' experience preferred. Very solid benefits, performance / profit bonuses, available OT. Up to $25.00 per hour relocation assistance available. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Bindery Supervisor - Maryland

Our client, a nationally recognized ISO certified, state of the art, Trade Bindery is in need of professional capable of directing the efforts of 15 to 20 Bindery personnel. 1st and 2nd shift coverage available. $50,000 to $60,000 +/-. Relocation assistance available. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Pressure Sensitive Label Reps

Our client, a 35 year established, producer of high quality pressure sensitive labels, and flexible packaging, is looking to add a sales professional or two, to their team. Experience selling into the following segments of particular interest. Medical devices, pharmaceuticals/nutraceuticals, household products and food/beverage products. Also, of particular interest are professionals with client followings in the Southeast, and Mountain states, but open to other regions also.

Client offers a very solid $75,000 base salary (guaranteed for two years) plus a 6% value added commission program. Comp program can be altered for heavy hitters. Sought candidates should have a minimum of five years sales experience. A Bachelor's Degree highly desired. These opportunities are for achievers who have enjoyed annual sales in the 1.5 to 2 million dollar range, and higher. Contact us about this opportunity.