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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!

Pressmen / Minnesota

Our client, a large well-established packaging plant located in the Minneapolis area is in need of 2 additional press operators for their 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM shift. 3 / 4 , 4/3 shift. Work every other weekend. Pressmen with Fusion 60” 59”, as well as PCMC 10 color, Infinity 1 and 2 press experience are of interest. Wide web press expertise of strong interest, but will consider pressmen with narrow web backgrounds. $28.25 per hour with shift premium. Solid benefits. Signing bonus of up to $1,000 available. Relocation assistance offered. Contact us at

Printing Sales Manager / Pennsylvania

A stable well-established printer is seeking a proven, successful, sales manager, ideally with experience with advertising/event sponsorship sales on a national level. Will be responsible for 15 to 20 sales associates, as well as 6 to 8 sales support professionals. Experience with association and/or publisher clients is highly desired, as most of this business is tailored around these two industries... This hands-on position offers a variety of responsibilities in a friendly entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment. Base salary around $100,000 plus bonus program allowing for another $10,000 to $20,000. Full benefits and relocation assistance available if needed. Contact us at

Production Manager / Virginia

Our client, an established direct mail marketing printer based in Virginia, enjoying sales in the 10 million dollar range is seeking to add a production manager to its team due to increased sales volume.
This position will be responsible for job planning, production time and schedules planning, managing the print production processes, coordinating work between departments, and overall quality control.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, people oriented with strong verbal and written communication skills.
Salary in the $50,000 to $70,000 range pending experience level.
Benefits and relocation assistance provided. Contact us at

Manager of Print Composition / Texas

Our client is seeking a professional to join their team for the role of Manager of Print Composition. The professional being sought should have 5+ years experience in Variable Data, be proficient in Data Merge Applications, have knowledge of common IT Systems, Application Interrogations, and ECM tools, and programs Experience in Planet Press, Frame Maker, Open Text, or similar flexible content creation platforms a plus. Will have several direct reports. Kodak Digitmaster 130s, Canon Image Press 750s are printers being utilized, along with Pitney Bowes 1950s and Repost DS200I Inserters. This decades-old client has very little turnover, and is well established, and stable. Salary to $100,000 +/- . Relocation assistance provided. Contact us at

Project Managers / Suburban Chicago

Our client, a well established, packaging and custom print company located in the Chicago area specializing in folding cartons, a point of sale, and high impact mailing solutions needs to add a couple of project managers to staff due to increased sales volume. Must have experience in printing or packaging plants, sheetfed expertise preferred.

Some essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

• Manages production activity and coordinate customer service to ensure:
• Support for the customer, account service and salesperson
• Projects are efficiently and profitably managed through all phases
• Cohesive daily communication between the customer, account services, sales and manufacturing
• Written documentation for each phase will meet or exceed customers' requirements
• Manages multiple requests ranging from manufacturing obstacles, status checks, change of plans, or simple customer inquiries
• Manages significant percentage of company business at any given time by planning each stage of incoming jobs.
• Serves as customer advocate on all phases of projects, including planning, scheduling, quality assurance, security, & changing customer requirements.
• Prepares required documentation for all phases of the job, including but not limited to: job tickets, delivery receipts, vendor purchase orders, press chits, vendor credits, layouts, alteration estimates and change orders.

Salary to $85,000 +/-  Strong benefits. Contact us at

Stitcher Operator / Indiana

Our client a well-established printer located in Indiana is in need of several Stitcher Operators due to expanded growth. Candidates with Goss, Heidelberg, and Perfect Binding experience are of great interest. 2nd shift available. $15.00 to $18.00 per hour plus a $3.00 shift premium. Contact us at

Production Manager / Oklahoma

Large direct mail plant in Oklahoma employing 300+ people is in need of a Production Manager to lead and manage large production teams. Printing / Mailing needed, along with working knowledge of lettershop operations. Will be responsible for a staff of 40. Solid communication skills, along with coaching and mentoring ability is needed. Manager needed on the 12 hours, 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM shift. $65,000 to $75,000, plus relocation assistance if needed.

Printing Pressroom Supervisor / Northeast

Our client, a large, well established direct mail printer, is in need of a Pressroom Supervisor. 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. Salary tailored to meet the candidate needs, plus solid benefits. Relocation assistance available. Contact us at  

Die Cutting Operators / East Coast

Our client, a well-established client, located on the East Coast with state of the art equipment is experiencing explosive growth requiring additional talent. Die cutting operators with 40” Bobst experience of great interest. 1st and 2nd shifts available. $20.00 to $23.00 per hour pending experience. Contact us at

Folder Operators: / East Coast

Our client, a well-established client, located on the East Coast with state of the art equipment is experiencing explosive growth requiring additional talent. Candidates with Stahl, and MBO folding experience of great interest. $18.00 to $21.00 per hour pending experience. Contact us at

Carton Folding Operators/ East Coast

Our client, a well-established client, located on the East Coast with state of the art equipment is experiencing explosive growth requiring additional talent. Candidates with Bobst Media Folder Gluer experience needed. 1st, 2nd shift opportunities. $23.00 to $25.00 per hour pending shift. Both shifts offer lots of overtime if interested. Contact us at

Printing Plant Manager / Bindery / East Coast

Our client a major, well-established Trade Bindery on the east coast is in need of a Plant Manager to direct the efforts of its 50 person staff. 7 direct reports. Fast paced environment. Must have solid plant management experience in a printing or bindery plant. Day shift. $100,000 +/- pending experience level. Relocation provided. Contact us at

Production Scheduler / East Coast

Our client, a very busy trade bindery is seeking a professional to plan, organize, and prioritize all workflow between its manufacturing departments. Strong communication skills needed, both written and oral. Solid bindery and/or printing experience required. $70,000 to $80,000. Relocation assistance provided. Contact us at

Director of Operations / Texas

Our client, a Sheet-Fed, Digital plant is seeking a professional to direct the efforts of its 30 person staff with 4 direct reports. Need is for someone to implement and teach Lean Manufacturing principles, reduce waste, and improve efficiencies. Solid communication skills mandatory. Must be comfortable working on the manufacturing floor. Motivational and mentoring skills must be solid, as well as experience with ERP Systems as well as EFI Pace. $110,000 to $130,000 plus bonus potential, solid benefits, as well as relocation assistance provided. Contact us at

Press Operators / Web/ Indiana

Our client, a well-established web printer very involved in producing publications and catalogs for the past 90 years, is continuing to grow and must add pressmen to staff on all 3 shifts. Experience with any of the following presses is of interest. Goss Sunday 2000, Mark 15 ( Hantscho ), Heidelberg Web 8, Toshiba, and/or Dauphin ( DGM) cold set press. Junior and senior experienced pressmen of interest. Hourly rate will be tailored to the experience level and is quite generous. Very solid, all-inclusive benefits. Relocation assistance available if needed. Located on the Indiana, Ohio border South of Fort Wayne. Contact us at

Press Operators / Sheet / Web / Minnesota

Our client is wanting to add press operators to staff. 6 PM to 6 AM rotating shift, either 2 and 3 days, or 3 and 4 days depending on the department. $23 to $25 per hour plus $1.00 shift differential. Those experienced with Harris M 1000 (6 color), Sanden Quantum UV (8 and 10 color), and /or Drent Goebel Vision (10 color) experience preferred. The client is a major, multi-plant national printer heavily involved in the production of direct mail. Solid benefits. Relocation assistance available for qualified professionals. Contact us at

Folder Gluer Operators / Suburban Denver

Our client, a long established, multi-plant packaging company, is in need of several folder/gluer operators due to increased sales volume. 1st shift ( 4:00 AM until 2:00 PM Monday through Thursday, and 2nd shift 2:00 PM until 12:00 AM overtime on Friday’s when needed. Pay rate is $20 to $27 per hour pending experience and skills. The plant utilizes Bobst models 2009, 2010, Expert Fold, plus Bobst model Fuego. Also available are a couple positions for assistant gluer operators at $15 to $16 per hour. Relocation assistance is available for senior types. Contact us at

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 at

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 at

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 the candidate is fluent in graphics 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 graphics 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 at

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 at

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 (4 PM 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 are taken care of. Hourly rate to $25.00 per hour+ shift premium. Contact us at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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

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 a 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 at

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 at 

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 at

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 at

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, the 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 at

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 sheetfed, web, and flexo presses helpful. $45,000 to $65,000 pending experience. Contact us at

Printing Production Manager / Suburban Chicago

Our client, a premium long established, packaging, and custom print company, specializing in folding cartons, specialty packaging, the 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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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 the 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 at

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 at