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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 3 Knife Bindery Trimmer Operator / Southeastern Michigan

Our client , an established leader in the industry, is seeking a candidate who has experience in a bindery type setting with expertise in operating a 3 knife trimmer ( Kolbus preferred). Additional experience with splitting saw and stackers also helpful. Should be capable of directing a small team of work cell packers and operator trainees. ISO quality system experience a plus. Day position 6:00 AM to 2:30/ 3:30 PM Monday- Friday. Saturdays as needed . $20.00 to $22.00 per hour. Good benefits . Relocation assistance available. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Mailing Department Manager / Southeastern Michigan

Our client, a well established, stable, direct mail marketing and printing company is busy. They need a professional capable of effectively and efficiently to manage all mailing functions, equipment and department employees. Must possess and be able to provide expert knowledge on current mailing regulations, and will work with postal representatives on all regulatory issues. Will interface with managers in data processing, bindery, hand assembly and shipping. Degree a plus. Relocation assistance available. Salary mid $50,000 to low $60,000 . Contact us about this opportunity.


Data Services Manager / Kentucky

Our client, a premier digital marketing, direct mail and printing firm is seeking to add to staff a Data Services Manager, reporting directly to the company President. Duties include overseeing the departments to make sure production schedules, prioritization and client requirements are being met. Conduct monthly, quarterly and annual financial reviews to track progress and evaluate against operating plans. Research new technologies and make suggestions to senior management team. Develop employees and take part in employee reviews. Qualifications include: Minimum 7-10 years' experience in the direct mail and print industry with a minimum of 3 years' management experience. Bachelor's Degree preferred. Strong leadership and mentoring skills, strong communication, and project management skills needed. Starting salary range $70,000 - $90,000 + good company benefits, 401k and relocation assistance. Contact us about this opportunity.


Sales Representatives / POP/ Large Format/ Displays / Ohio

Our client, a major , national , player in the POP, Large Format Merchandise Display ( Temporary , Semi-Permanent , Permanent ) arena is expanding their national sales team. This printer was established 35 years ago, and has vast capabilities , allowing them to handle any request, or need, in the national retail market scene. The levels of reps being sought. A) Rainmakers, 5 million + in sales. B) Solid Reps, enjoying 1 to 3 million in sales. C) Entry level , recent college graduates with 1 to 2 years printing experience, but with no account following , open to being trained. Can be located anywhere, but preferably East of the Mississippi River, and work out of a home office. Current 15 reps are earning between $50,000 to $250,000 pending their sales volumes. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Quality Facilitator / Indiana

Our client, a premier printer to the jigsaw, puzzles to the toy market is seeking a professional with the following responsibilities and duties.

• Understanding of the ISO 9000:2000 standard
• Familiarity with cGMP, ISO 14001:2004, TS16949:2002
• Familiarity with Privacy and Security Compliance standards: SOC2 (SAS 70), HIPAA/HITECH
• Understanding of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody requirements
• Understanding of the American Institute of Baking (AIB) requirements
• Monitor documentation and timely completion of CAR’s, SCAR’s, PAR’s and NCR logs
• Support plants in organizing and documenting procedures and work instructions, etc.
• Perform internal audits and summary reports
• Handle requests from staff for information on procedures and work instructions
• Handle requests from upper management for information or charts
• Assist with Quarterly Management Review Meetings (gather data, prepare meeting minutes, follow-up on prior meeting action items, finalize meeting minutes with plant GM and ensure that plant memos get posted)

Candidate will have computer and data handling skills Microsoft Office, typical ERP systems, 3 years experience in Quality Assurance in a manufacturing environment.

Salary $50,000 to $65,000, benefits and relocation assistance. Contact us about this opportunity.

Suburban Detroit / Prepress Technician

Our client, a premier offset and digital printing company in Suburban Detroit, due to client demand, is seeking to hire a 2nd shift Production Mac Operator. Duties include: preparing electronic files for output to proofing devices and digital and offset printing presses. Preflight files for accuracy. Make corrections as needed. Layout and impose the files. Process files through Prinergy work flow, adjust traps as needed. Make proofs and plates. Maintain department equipment. Willing to learn new skills to improve prepress functions. Work directly with CSR's, production managers and sales to resolve any client issues.
Qualifications include: Minimum of 3 years' experience in production prepress in a print or pre-media manufacturing environment. Proficient on Adobe CS, Quark, Preps and Prinergy workflow. Solid troubleshooting and problem solving skills. Strong communication skills are required. Detail oriented and able to multi-task in a busy work atmosphere. Able to work independently and in a team. HS degree or GED required. Must be willing to work 2nd shift (2 pm - 10 pm), OT as needed. Starting hourly ate $19 - $24 + good benefits and 401k plan. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Pressroom Supervisor / Pennsylvania / Direct Mail

Our client, a large, well established direct mail printer, is in need of a Pressroom Supervisor, due to retirement. Will direct efforts of a 12 to 15 person staff on the day shift. Experience with Mueller Martini, and/or Didde presses of particular interest, but professionals with 10 years, or so, print manufacturing experience with UV and Heatset Web Presses, and knowledge of inline finishing equipment, will be considered. Should have basic Microsoft Word, and Excel skills. Lean manufacturing and Continuous Improvement and Quality Control expertise a plus. $75,000 to $80,000, plus solid benefits. Relocation assistance available. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Prepress Operators / New Jersey

Our client, a very large label company providing innovative solutions to a wide variety of markets worldwide is in need of additional prepress operators for its New Jersey plant. Day shift ( 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM).
The successful candidate will be detail oriented and have experience with print production and pre-press processes. Helpful if candidate is fluent in graphic applications including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Esko’s ArtPro and Nexus. Must also be able to work with Filemaker, Microsoft Word and Excel. Must be able to work with multiple projects and be able to perform within tight deadlines, have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to adapt to a changing environment and acquire new skills. The successful candidate will be detail oriented, strongly organized. Must be fluent in graphic applications including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Esko ArtPro and Nexus. Must be able to work with multiple projects and be able to perform within tight deadlines, have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to adapt to a changing environment and acquire new skills.

ESKO / Nexus experience needed. $20 to $25 per hour, plus solid , large company benefits. Prefer local talent , but could provide some relocation assistance to qualified operators. Contact us about this opportunity. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Flexographic Press Operators / Minnesota

Our client, a long established printer located in Minnesota,  producing Large Format / Promotional Flexographic products, must add 2 flexographic operators to staff immediately, due to a major increase in sales. 2nd and 3rd  shifts are available. Of interest are press operators with any of the following press experience.  Mark Andy, Webtron and MPS Presses. Will operate and perform routine maintenance on these presses. Nice benefits and working conditions. $25.00 to $30.00 per hour. Some relocation assistance is available. Contact us about this opportunity.

Web Press Operators / South Dakota

Our client, a Large established, direct mail printer, heavily involved in producing direct mail products is expanding and adding pressmen to its 2nd shift (4PM to 12 AM).  Sunday M3000, or Harris M1000 experience would be ideal, but other web press experienced operators will be considered, especially if experienced in direct mail plants.  Relocation expenses taken care of.  Hourly rate to $25.00 per hour+ shift premium. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Production Manager / Pressroom & Die Cutting / Illinois

Our client is seeking a professional who will be responsible for the Continuous Improvement regarding all production metrics , and employee leadership within the Press, and Die Cutting Departments. Will be responsible for the following production metrics: Safety, Quality, Throughput, Customers and Costs. Will use quality tools, ( Lean Six Sigma, etc ) to investigate the root cause of departmental errors, or customer complaints, and will implement corrective actions. Degree preferred, not mandatory. Relocation expenses covered. Salary range is wide, $85,000 to $125,000, pending experience level. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Gluer Operator / Michigan

Our client a Michigan printer is seeking a responsible candidate for the performance of manual and machine tasks in the setup, maintenance, and operation of gluer/folder equipment to accurately produce product to customer specifications:

Duties and responsibilities:
• Maintains general knowledge and understanding of gluer/folder processes and equipment.
• Reads job tickets to determine setup specifications and instructions.
• Observes and monitors machine operations to detect malfunctions and to determine whether adjustments are needed.
• Performs routine adjustments during the gluer/folder run and maintains production throughout the run.
• Performs all assigned work effectively and on schedule.
• Trains workers to set up and operate machines.

Qualifications:
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Must have previous gluer/folder experience.
• Must have basic computer skills.

Hourly rate tailored to meet the individual needs. 1st shift opportunity. Good benefits. Contact us about this opportunity

Printing Data Analyst / Suburban Detroit

Our client, a Premier Direct Mail marketing and printing company in Metro Detroit is busy. Due to growth the company is searching to hire a Data Analyst. Chosen candidate will be responsible for performing duties related to handling, storing and manipulating data. Will inspect, manipulate and process postal mail data and make sure data meets requirements and sends data to production. Process data including CASS, NCOA and presorting. Produce print ready data for the digital printing department. Operate database management programs. Communicate with various internal staff and clients. Qualifications include: Minimum 3 years' experience with database applications (dbase or similar), programming experience and experience with digital printing equipment such as HP Indigo/Xerox/OCE etc. Must have experience with USPS regulations. Experience with XMpie or related software. Must have strong analytical skills with attention to detail. Solid communication and organizational skills. Must be able to multi-task and able to work independently or in a team environment. Starting salary range $45,000 - $60,000 + good company benefits, 401k match and relocation assistance. 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 an 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 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.

Stitcher And Perfect Binding Operators / Missouri
Heatset Web Operators / Missouri

Large heatset web book printer utilizing Baker Perkins, Hantcho, and Harris M-1000s is undergoing major staff additions on their 7 PM -7 AM, - 3 PM – 3 AM shifts. Book experience a plus, but not mandatory. $18.00 to $24.00 per hour. Relocation assistance available, along with solid benefits, and 401K. Immediate needs. Contact us about this opportunity.

Also, needed at the same plant are several stitchers, and perfect binding operators able to work 2nd and /or 3rd shifts. $18.00 to $23.00 per hour. Relocation assistance available. Solid benefits, and 401K . Immediate needs. Contact us about this opportunity.

Printing Press Operator / Pennsylvania

Our client, a well-established direct mail printing firm in Pennsylvania, is seeking to hire, skilled Web Press Operators for 2nd & 3rd shifts. Duties include the make ready, operation and maintenance of Sanden web presses to print long runs for direct mail companies in the financial, automotive, insurance and other industries. Sanden experience ideal, but not mandatory. Must have a good eye for registration and color. UV ink and coating experience a plus. Qualifications include a minimum of 5 - 7 years' experience operating heatset web presses. Must be mechanically inclined to troubleshoot and solve press issues. Able to read and interpret job jacket specifications to print jobs according to client expectations. Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement Programs a plus. Must be able to work 2nd or 3rd shifts. OT as needed. Starting hourly rate $20 - $25 + shift differential, good benefits, 401k, profit sharing program and relocation assistance provided. Contact us about this opportunity.

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 the 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

Qualifications
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 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 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 a 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 is available. The 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 the 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 is 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 follow 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.

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 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, Javascript. 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 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 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. The client wants to diversify their client base and offerings. The 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 a 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.