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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!

Production Coordinator / South Florida

Our client, a well established and respected commercial printer in South Florida, is in need of a Print Production Coordinator to add to its team. Lots of interaction between sales, internal teams, and customers. This position is geared toward working on these clients' high-end accounts. Must be proficient in Word and Excel. Solid verbal and written communication skills needed. $55,000 to $75,000, pending experience, benefits, and relocation assistance if needed. Contact us at

Production Department Manager / Michigan

Our client, located in Southern Michigan, is seeking an individual who has experience in Production Management. The professional sought will plan, schedule, direct, and coordinate the day to day activities of the Production Department. Will perform all essential functions to ensure proper deadlines are met in an efficient, cost-effective manner and within quality standards, client specs, and postal regulations. Strong understanding of USPS mailing requirements ideal. Will have 8 direct reports and 30 indirect. Microsoft office suite. $75,000 to $90,000 salary, pending experience, benefits, and relocation assistance available. Contact us at

Equipment Technician Supervisor / Minnesota

Our client, a premier direct mail leader, located in Minnesota, is adding an Equipment Technician Supervisor to staff. Will be responsible for 62 Technicians. Salary to $90,000 pending experience, relocation assistance provided. Contact us about this opportunity at

The Equipment Technician Supervisor is responsible for providing leadership to dayshift technician operation members. Other responsibilities include:
• Support and provide technical guidance to further enhance the efficient use of reliable troubleshooting methods to ensure uptime, production volume, and quality goals are met
• Establish innovative, cost-effective, and proactive methods to serve customers and meet company goals
• Oversee set-ups to reduce change times
• Ensuring all quality standards and production procedures are followed
• Ensure the safety of all associates by identifying safety issues and taking measures to address proactively; role model safe work practices, lead safety and company initiatives
• Actively lead and develop the technician staff members to ensure effective communication and support across and between shifts and with production department teams
• Effectively utilize resources to maximize team technical skills, capability and efficiency to meet or exceed production objectives
• Utilize computer-based programs to support effective communication, prioritize maintenance requests, manage maintenance inventory, and delegate maintenance resources
• Support the utilization of the Foundation system for all job orders and production recordkeeping
• Maintain weekly/monthly production reports within department
• Ensure compliance with all state and federal environmental, safety, and health regulations
• Communicate effectively with managers and supervisors in other facilities; providing input and utilizing others’ ideas to reach or exceed planned profit margins
• Monitor staffing coverage and support requirements, lead team meetings, lead tech operations Lean 5/S continual improvement initiatives, facilitate training and apprenticeship program
• Meet department measurement goals including waste reduction, billable hours, utilization improvement, spoilage, and rework
• Lead team members by proactively resolving employee issues, building teamwork, cross-functional skills and ensuring adherence to all applicable company policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner
• Identify and address opportunities to improve quality and reduce rework
• Raise performance by building and maintaining positive relationships with all associates through coaching, development and instilling a continuous improvement mind-set
• Coordinate activities with Technician Operations Manager and production team to maximize productivity and minimize cost, reduce waste and taking measures to proactively address all concerns
• 5-7 years manufacturing/production experience with 2+ years proven supervisory experience in a manufacturing capacity, preferably with a background in lettership within the direct mail industry

Mailroom Manager / Rural New Jersey

Our client, experiencing solid growth in their mailing operations is in need of a well experienced Mailroom Manager to direct the efforts of its Data Processing, Mailing, and Variable Data Composition departments consisting of 10 fulltime professionals, and 5 to 10 temporary workers. This client operates 3 shifts, 24/6 , and enjoys sales ( commercial , direct mail) in the 50 million dollar range. The Mailing Manager is responsible for managing cost-effective, high-quality mailing solutions for their extensive list of clientele. Must be fully versed in all aspects of mailing and USPS postal related services. Salary will go to the low $100,000 , solid benefits , and relocation assistance available. Contact us about this opportunity at

Bindery Operators / Ohio

Our client, a successful and fast-growing, state of the art printing company located in Eastern Ohio, has a need for Finishing Stitcher Operators. Experience with inline mail on Muller or Goss equipment preferred. Openings on both day and night shifts, 7-7. Clean climate-controlled work environment with solid benefits. $22 - $24 per hour plus relocation allowance. Growth potential for the right candidate. Contact us about this opportunity at

Estimator / Southwest Ohio

Our client, a large multi-plant printer engaged in Retail Signage, POP Displays, and Packaging Products with Offset Digital and Screenprint capabilities, is adding an estimator to staff. The professional sought must be well experienced in Microsoft Excel. Experience with Retail Signage , POP a definite plus, but not mandatory. The professional hired will be taught the plant's customized estimating system. $50,000 to $65,000 pending experience. Relocation assistance provided. Contact us about this opportunity at

Pressroom Supervisor / Pennsylvania

Our client, a well-established printer with web, sheet, and digital capabilities, is in need of an experienced Pressroom Supervisor to direct all efforts of its 10 person 2nd shift. Must have a solid headset web experience. Will be responsible for print production, quality, and safety on this shift. Will work closely with other department heads keeping jobs on schedule. Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement important. This full-service plant employs approximately 275 and enjoys sales in the low 100 million dollar range. The salary is flexible, pending experience, but will probably be in the $100,000 to $125,000 range, benefits, and relocation assistance available. Contact us about this opportunity at

Bindery Manager / Indiana

Our client, a very well established web printer involved in producing publications and catalogs, is continuing to grow and now must add a Bindery Manager to its team. Need someone who is well versed in bindery and mailing procedures, bindery equipment ( perfect binders, , saddle stitchers, cutters, folders, and offline mailing equipment ) can effectively manage people and be familiar with Lean Manufacturing principles. Day position. Manager has 4 direct reports, 2 on 1st shift, 1 each on 2nd and 3rd. Salary to $75,000, possible bonus arrangement, and relocation assistance available. Contact us about this opportunity at

Customer Service Manager / Arkansas 

Our client, a privately owned commercial printer with DCS, DWF, LTR, OFS, capabilities, is in need of a professional with demonstrated CSR Management experience to direct the efforts of its CSRs and Estimating staff, which includes 11 employees. Plant provides press, prepress, bindery, shipping, wide format, mailing, and fulfillment services.
Will oversee all aspects of customer service, estimating, and planning to ensure a superior customer service experience.
Will oversee and maintain the company's costing and standard systems.
Will oversee administration of the company's management information system, so that company data is managed, tracked, and reported on accurately.
Salary $60,000 to $75,000, solid benefits. Relocation assistance provided. Contact us about this opportunity at

Chief Operating Officer / Northeast

Our client, a well-established printer with web, sheet, and digital capabilities, is in need of an experienced COO to direct all efforts of its plant. This is a full-service company providing bindery, prepress, creative services, warehousing, fulfillment, and mailing services. Plant employs approximately 275 and enjoys sales in the low 100 million dollar range. Position reports to the owner of this private multi-plant printer. The salary is somewhat flexible, pending experience level, but will probably fall in the $200,000 to $250,000 range, plus bonus arrangement and benefits. Relocation assistance available. Contact us about this opportunity at

Bindery Manager / Western Michigan

Our client, a financially stable book, publications, general commercial printer is in need of an educated, seasoned professional to direct all the bindery and finishing efforts of its plant. Bachelor's degree desired, along with 5 to 10 years bindery / finishing management experience. Great location on the West side of the state. Manages and directs the activities of up to 60 diverse hourly employees and 3 Finishing Supervisors on a daily basis. This position is responsible for all production print finishing operations including departmental expenditures, hiring decisions, capital investments and goal setting. The primary objective of the Finishing Manager is to coach the Finishing staff and employees to perform at an optimal level by utilizing all available resources necessary to maintain production schedules, manufacturing equipment, and employee morale / employee development. The Finishing Manager is expected to perform at the highest level of personal performance possible and work enthusiastically to meet or exceed performance goals set by the company to assist to assist with achieving goals for customer intimacy in becoming the best provider of printing services in the industry. Meets established goals in a manner consistent with the company?s rules and policies as stated in the Employee Handbook, Standard Operating Procedures, Quality Manual, Work Methods, Safety Manual and other applicable documents. Solid benefits and relocation assistance. $95,000 to $100,000 pending experience. Contact us about this opportunity at

Bindery Manager / Tennessee

Our client, a plant with web, sheet-fed, digital, mailing, die cutting, embossing, and stamping capabilities needs a day shift bindery manager to lead and direct all binding operations on 2 shifts. Must have a minimum of 5 years experience managing a bindery operation. Should be PC proficient. Experience with in-line ink-jetting a plus. $65,000 to $75,000, benefits and relocation assistance available. Contact us about this opportunity at

Customer Service Representative / Arkansas 

Our client, a premier printer located in Arkansas is seeking to add two Customer Service Representatives to staff. Under the direction of the Customer Service Manager, the Customer Service Representative (s) serves as the primary contact for external and internal customers, is responsible for making judgments and discretionary decisions that affect the operations of the organization and effectively communicates those judgments and decisions to the customer. The Customer Service Representative is also responsible for appropriately communicating customer requirements to the manufacturing team, in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
• Know and observe all safety rules.
• Receive all questions and concerns from external and internal customers. Provide solutions to problems.
• Receive, sort and prepare a checklist for all customer materials. Determine date of availability for any missing materials.
• Generate quotes and break out fixed and variable costs. Review and edit quotes to ensure accuracy.
• Ensure customer supplied components are available on time to meet assembly schedule.
• Generate purchase orders for customer supplied components and as required.
• Attend scheduling meetings and communicate with co-workers the status of jobs, any unique circumstances relating to jobs, etc.
• Prepare shipping instructions and ship report.
• Serve as a back-up to other CSRs.
• Check samples to ensure accurate final product. Request any necessary changes.
• Send proofs to customers and receive them upon return.
• Maintain or reduce costs associated with assigned accounts.
• Maintain or increase sales revenues for assigned accounts by providing and ensuring exceptional service.
• Approve invoices and customer allowances in a timely manner.
• Provide samples to customers.
• Complete and maintain all required paperwork, records, documents, etc.
• Maintain departmental housekeeping standards according to 6S.
$15.00 to $25.00 per hour plus overtime when needed. Contact us about this opportunity at

Project Managers / Oklahoma

Our client, a large direct mail plant in Oklahoma, employing 350 + needs 2 Project Managers to lead and manage large Production Teams. One of the 5:00 AM to 5:00 PM shift, and one on the 5:00 PM to 5:00 AM shift. Printing and mailing experience mandatory, along with working knowledge of Letter Shop operations. Will be responsible for a staff of 40+. The manager is responsible for the entire plant on their respective shift. Letter Shop: (inserting, inkjet printing, mailing,) and bindery. $62,000 to $82,000, substantial benefits, and paid moving expenses. Contact us at

Estimator / Suburban Chicago

Our client, a state of the art print facility located in Suburban Chicago, is seeking to add an estimator to staff. Should have EFI's Monarch experience, or a similar software program. The ideal candidate should have the following. Experience in sheet-fed printing, folding carton, and/or POP/POS display experience. Minimum of 5 years estimating experience. Experience with pre-press, pressroom, binder, folding/gluing, diecutting, assembly. Must possess strong desktop dexterity, strong basic math skills, attention to detail. Must possess strong work ethic, stamina, and commitment to find 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 preferred. Salary to $80,000. Contact us at

Print Scheduler / Suburban Chicago 

Our client, a state of the art printer located in Suburban Chicago, is seeking to add a scheduler to staff. The Ideal candidate for Scheduler will Ensure that jobs are on and off press in a timely manner. Collect data for PrintFlow to confirm tasks are completed and checked off in system. Review job ticket for clarity. Review layout for best press conditions. Pre-stage plates and paper for press following schedule. Work with Project Managers to ensure PrintFlow links are properly created. Manages all aspects of press okays: study job-ticket, see that layout, copy, register and all criteria meet spec’s, ensuring color matches approved proof. Ensures all required workflow procedures are followed & documentation is completed & approved before jobs run. Coordinate down stream tasks after print. Promotes solid, productive relationships between the Pressroom and other departments. Salary to $80,000. Solid benefits. Contact us at

Maintenance Supervisor / Maryland

High-quality bindery based in Maryland needs to add a Maintenance Supervisor to its team. Must have prior experience troubleshooting varied machines found in a bindery. Familiarity with Bobst, Stahl, and MBO desireable. Will be involved in preventative maintenance and repair of all equipment. Day position. Salary to $65,000, plus solid health benefits including dental and vision insurance, and retirement plan. Contact us about this opportunity at

Press And Bindery Talent / South Michigan

Our client, a digital / offset / flexographic printer located on the Michigan / Indiana border, is adding an additional second shift. The plant produces publications, promotional pieces, and varied other commercial products. A wide variety of experienced talent is needed. Flexographic press operators, digital press operators, gluer operators, die cutter operators, stitcher operators, etc. 3 to 5 years experience on any of the following equipment desired. Heidelberg Speedmasters, HP Indigo 5600 digital presses, Sugano die cutters, Polar trimmers, Mark Andy. Hourly rates will vary pending experience, but all are very competitive. Solid benefits. Contact us at

Bindery Supervisors / East Coast

Our client, a major, well-respected trade bindery, is in need of bindery supervisors on day shift, 20 employees, and night shift 15 employees. The position requires strong mechanical aptitude, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strong written, verbal communication skills. Must have bindery supervisor experience. Job shop experience a plus Health, dental, vision insurance. Retirement plan $50,000 to $60,000 pending experience. Contact us at

Bindery Supervisors / Missouri 

Our client, a very busy softcover book plant, operating 24/7, with perfect binding and stitching capabilities, needs to add two bindery supervisors to its 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM night shift. Will lead, mentor and supervise 40 to 50 employees engaged in binding, stitching, collating, ink jetting, distribution, and fulfillment. Professionals with high-quality publication, or book manufacturing experience are preferred, but will consider others. Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, or other Continuous Improvement programs a plus. $55,000 to $70,000 plus straight overtime, generous relocation, and benefits package provided. Contact us at

Digital Prepress Specialist / Southeastern Michigan

Our client, a multi-plant, multi-million dollar printer, is seeking to add to staff a variable data mail programmer that will be responsible for preparing files for digital print on laser and wide format printers. Will manipulate data and variable images of personalized print to produce proofs and production runs. Must be proficient on Mac/ PC computers, and graphic programs such as Illustrator, In-Design, Quark Xpress, Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat. Experience with Pageflex, Print Shop Mail, Xerox, VIPP, or Direct Smile would be a plus. Knowledge of U.S.P.S. regulations, as well as BCC Postal Software experience most helpful. $55,000 to $70,000 pending experience. Relocation assistance is available. Contact us at

Personalization Production Manager / Twin Cities

Our client, a major producer of direct mail products, seeks to add an Assistant Production Manager to its team. Candidates sought should have at least three years of proven supervisory, management experience, along with at least seven years of manufacturing, production experience. Should have knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, and be proficient in Microsoft Office. USPS mail preparation experience preferred. Will be responsible for mentoring and directing department supervisors, establishing standards of performance, and managing responsibilities and accountabilities. Flexible salary range pending experience, solid benefits, and relocation assistance provided if needed. Contact us at

Equipment Technician / Minnesota

Our client, a major, multi-plant, printer of direct mail, needs to add two equipment technicians to its team. 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM shift.
The Equipment Technician ensures machines are running at peak efficiency through proper set-up, adjustment, preventative maintenance, and minor mechanical repairs.
Responsibilities also include:
Work from testing schedules, samples, and instructions to set-up, run, and operate selective inserters. Coordinate with Inventory Control that adequate material is available for assigned scheduled tests. Thread forms and adjust feeds, speeds, and other controls. Perform combined standard duties necessary to load material into appropriate feeding stations and process until the project is completed. Check the output for quality, and make minor adjustments as required. Verify material for proper form number against production order/sample. Maintain production log, running time, downtime, quantity produced, and reading on postage meter, if applicable. Conduct preventative maintenance; cleaning, checking, and inspecting equipment. Escalate difficulties to a manager or on-site vendor. Train operators on basic machine operations and the solving of minor operation issues. $24.00 to $26.00 per hour plus shift premium, solid benefits, and relocation assistance available. Contact us about this opportunity at .

Perfect Binder Operators / East Coast

Our client, a well established, state of the art, trade bindery located on the East Coast, is adding Perfect Binder Operators to its day shift. Kolbus experience preferred, but Muller Martini experience is also of great interest. $20.00 to $25.00 per hour, plus benefits. Long established stable client. Contact us at

Sales Rep / Pressure Sensitive Labels / Minnesota

Our client, a well established, Minnesota printer producing Retail Marketing Solutions such as Displays, Signage, Pop Products, as well as Pressure Sensitive Labels for both Flexographic and Digital product offerings, is seeking to add a sales professional with a proven track record of success with Pressure Sensitive Label sales. Desire is for a representative that understands and can demonstrate experience and or a Technical understanding of E-Commerce Solutions. Active interest in reps based in the Twin Cities, area. Some travel involved. Compensation is typically a base of $80,000 to $100,000 plus commission, which is based on a sliding scale of 1 to 15% of value-added. Contact us at .

Envelope Adjusters / Minnesota

Our client, a well-established printing firm located in the Minneapolis Metro area, needs several envelope adjusters. All shifts were available. The Envelope Adjuster sets up, troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains FL Smithe, and W&D envelope converting equipment to meet deadlines while reducing waste and ensuring quality and quantity goals are met. Responsibilities also include: Working closely with Machine Operators and Quality Control Coordinators to resolve problems, setting appropriate machine speeds, and determining when equipment shut down is necessary due to safety or poor quality. Entering job adjustment data into the Hagen system per job tickets and verifying accuracy of information. Setting up and hanging paper rolls to assist Material Handler; backing up machine operator for breaks as needed. Conducting a smooth transition between shifts to gain all information without interruption to production. Ordering necessary parts and coordinating with suppliers when maintenance is necessary. Providing training to the crew and other employees as needed. Maintaining a clean and safe work area. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required. $22.00 to $30.00 per hour pending experience. Contact us at

Bindery Operators / Kentucky

Our client, a long-established web, sheet, digital plant producing financial, commercial, and directory products, needs three additional bindery operators for their 1st and 2nd shifts 4/10 hour days. Candidates experienced with Perfecta Cutters, Muller Stitchers, Heidelberg Folders, Miller, Miehle, and Heidelberg Die Cutters are of particular interest. Very comprehensive benefits. $17.00 to $25.00 per hour pending experience and shift. Relocation assistance is available for the well experienced. Contact us at

Pressmen / Minnesota

Our client, a large well-established packaging plant located in the Minneapolis area, needs two 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 two 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, and relocation assistance offered. 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, needs 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

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 $30.00 per hour pending shift. Both shifts offer lots of overtime if interested. 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 three shifts. Experience with any of the following presses is of interest. Goss Sunday 2000, Mark 15 (Hantscho), Heidelberg Web 8, Toshiba, and 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 is available if needed. Located on the Indiana, Ohio border South of Fort Wayne. Contact us at

Press Operators / Sheet / Web / Minnesota

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

Folder Gluer Operators / Suburban Denver

Our client, a long-established, multi-plant packaging company, needs 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 of positions for assistant gluer operators at $15 to $16 per hour. Relocation assistance is available for senior types. 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 two 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