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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!


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 $60,000 to $75,000 range pending experience level. Benefits and relocation assistance provided. Contact us at jlgcareer@gmail.com

Director of Sales / South Central Region

Our client a privately held printer offering offset and digital printing services, digital storefronts, multi-channel marketing, and wide-format printing is seeking to secure a new director of sales, due to retirement. For over 45 years this firm has served diverse clients including retail, and national restaurant chains, nonprofits, universities and more. Will be responsible for directing and mentoring a sales team of 4 reps. Will also be responsible for maintaining several house accounts. Will manage and coordinate all phases of the sales / marketing departments , reporting to the President. Base salary $100,000 to $125,000 plus incentives , benefits and relocation assistance if needed. Contact us a jlgcareer@gmail.com

Data Services / Digital Print 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. To perform this job successfully, an individual, must be proficient in Microsoft Office, with emphases on Excel, Word, and Outlook. Understands and keeps up with changes to the DMM. Requires a high level of computer skills.Must have good verbal and written skills. Requires tact and diplomacy in dealing with both internal and external customers. Must have experience with industry specific tools such as: PrintNet T, Planet Press, MailManager 2010, First Logic, BCC Mail Manager, Jet Letter, HP Exstream, GMC Inspire, or other. Knowledge of DMM. Starting salary range $75,000 - $105,000 + good company benefits, 401k and relocation assistance. Contact us about this opportunity at jlgcareer@gmail.com

Binder / Stitcher Operators / Ohio

Our client, a very busy publications , catalog printer, enjoying sales in the $50 million plus range needs to add binder and stitcher operators to staff. 7:00 AM to 7 PM, and 7 PM to 7:00 AM Monday thru Friday. Both shifts need additions to staff due to growth. To $30.00 per hour. Mueller, Bravo, Primo, experience of special interest. Contact us at jlgcareer@gmail.com.

Estimator / Arkansas

Our client, a commercial printer very involved in digital, wide-format and variable data printing is seeking to add an estimator to its team of 3 estimators. Very busy shop experiencing renewed growth. EMPS Software utilized, but not mandatory. Someone with digital wide-format , direct mail experience would be a good fit. 3 to 5 years of estimating experience desired. $45,000 to $60,000. Good benefits. Relocation assistance available. Contact us about this opportunity at jlgcareer@gmail.com

Director of Sales / South Central Region

Our client a privately held printer offering offset and digital printing services, digital storefronts, multi-channel marketing, and wide-format printing is seeking to secure a new director of sales, due to retirement. For over 45 years this firm has served diverse clients including national restaurant chains, national fitness/gym chains, nonprofits, universities and more. Will be responsible for directing and mentoring a sales team of 4 reps. Will also be responsible for maintaining several house accounts. Will manage and coordinate all phases of the sales / marketing departments , reporting to the President. Base salary $100,000 to $125,000 plus incentives , benefits and relocation assistance if needed. Contact us at jlgcareer@gmail.com

Warehouse Manager / Minnesota

Our client, a leading marketing and printing company in the Minneapolis region is searching to hire an experienced Warehouse Manager to coordinate and supervise all activities and personnel in the materials, shipping, receiving and warehousing areas. Responsibilities include: Oversee shipping, receiving, storing dispatching and materials inventory to meet internal & external client expectations. Lead and manage 8 direct reports and up to 75 indirect. Coordinate staging and loading of raw materials, generic and personalized parts and processed mail. Make sure daily shipping & receiving functions for material loading, offloading, count verification, labeling and storage are accurate. Oversee inventory management of raw materials. Qualifications include: Minimum 5 years'' experience in warehousing, shipping/receiving management. Materials control experience. Experience with OSHA safety procedures and compliances. Good communication and organizational skills. Experience using Lean Manufacturing Practices

preferred. Starting base salty $80,000 - $100,000 + benefits, 401k and relocation assistance if needed. Contact us at jlgcareer@gmail.com

Flexo Press Operators / Minnesota

Our client, a major producer of retail marketing solutions , labels and cards, experiencing explosive growth , needs to add three flexographic press operators to its team. 1 on 2nd shift 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM Monday thru Friday, and 2 on 3rd shift 3 days a week 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM. Pressmen with press experience with presses like Nilpeter, MPS, and Mark Andy are of particular interest. $24.00 to $34.00 per hour . Sign on bonuses , and relocation expenses provided up to $10,000 , along with impressive benefits. This search is very active. Contact us at jlgcareer@gmail.com

Litho/ Digital / Production Supervisor / Minnesota

Our client, a major printer of retail marketing solutions on the national level needs to add a Production Supervisor to its team. The candidate chosen must have hands on experience with Large Format printing as well as solid digital experience. Oversees and supervises all Lithographic production personnel in printing (Lithographic and Digital), mounting, die-cutting, folding/gluing and packaging of products to meet customer expectations and specifications. The Production Supervisor is responsible for all work performed in the Lithographic pressroom in terms of safety, quality, productivity, timeliness and cost control of the work in that area. The Production Supervisor will also act as the liaison between the pressroom and support functions such as job planning, prep, plate making/mounting, ink mixing, maintenance and warehouse in order to help drive improvement(s) in total pressroom performance. Ideal salary range is $65,000 to $75,000 but possibly higher based on experience. Solid benefits. Relocation assistance available. Contact us about this opportunity at jlgcareer@gmail.com

Gluer Operators / Folding Cartons /All shifts / Virginia

Leading folding carton plant in Virginia is experiencing explosive sales grown requiring additional personnel to handle increased volume. The sought candidates will.

  • Set up and operate folder/gluer equipment to job bag specifications
  • Daily reporting of performance, quality and other actions related to finishing process
  • Determine materials needed, organize and delegate accordingly
  • Organize job sequences efficiently and seamlessly
  • Coordinate, train, develop and mentor crews for optimal production and teamwork results
  • Monitoring make ready, maintenance and down time for optimal efficiency
  • Continually inspect and maintain appropriate adhesion of glue, tags, labels, etc.
  • Monitor carton functionality throughout the finishing process
  • Proactively troubleshoot, analyze and conceptionalize outcomes
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas
    $20 to $30 per hour pending experience plus a $5,000 sign on bonus after 30 days of employment . Solid benefits, relocation expenses paid. Contact us at jlgcareer@gmail.com

General Manager / South Texas

Our client, a Grand Format digital print and customized signage company is in need of a General Manager to direct the efforts of its 25 to 30 person team requirements include:

  • Scheduling work flow, motivating, and maintaining a productive and fast-paced atmosphere
  • Forecasting of materials needed for work orders
  • Setting expectations and goals while clearly communicating them to the production teams and holding the team members accountable in meeting those goals
  • Practice lean manufacturing, improving the quality and efficiency of our work by studying, evaluating and re-configuring processes
  • Recruiting, interviewing, training, evaluating and managing the performance of employees
  • GM: Business Development- Develop and implement growth opportunities
  • GM: Business Development- Implement a 2nd and/or 3rd shift in production
  • GM: Business Development- Establish and grow local and nationwide sales department
  • GM: Business Development -Oversee company website update and design
  • GM: Improving revenue stream and managing budgets

Qualifications Include:

  • 5+ years of experience in wide format digital print production
  • Knowledge of all production software
  • Knowledge in Pantone and color library
  • Knowledge of RIP software and digital printing procedures
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD software is preferable
  • Custom sign construction/manufacturing (aside from print production) experience is preferable
  • Strong knowledge of sign industry vinyl materials and substrates
  • Strong leadership skills - including communicating work flow, coaching, and disciplining staff
  • Recognition of the importance of continually improving the accuracy, timeliness, and cost efficiency of production processes
  • Self-motivated and confident in initiating and completing tasks from start to finish
  • Comfortable providing feedback to employees and holding expectations high while improving the pace and quality to keep up with the retail industry’s fast-paced demands
  • GM: Business Development - 5+ years of experience actively implementing the growth of a company’s client base through sales/marketing/website
  • GM: 5+ years of direct involvement with the research and development of the sign industry’s materials, products, and latest technologies
  • GM: 5+ years of experience in controlling budgets and optimizing expenses with the ultimate goal of increasing the bottom line

Salary $75,000 to $85,000 solid comprehensive benefits, relocation assistance available . Contact us about this opportunity at jlgcareer@gmail.com

Production Manager / Oklahoma

Our client a premier direct mail marketing and printing company is in need of a 5 to 8 year experienced Production Manager of its 5 PM to 5 AM night shift, directing the efforts of 50 to 60 in letter shop, binding operations. Very busy manufacturing environment. Candidate should have a working knowledge of Lean Six Sigma, or other Continuous Improvement Programs. Good leadership team-building skills needed. Salary $80,000 to $90,000 . Solid benefits, 401K, relocation assistance. The plant employs over 300 team members. Contact us at jlgcareer@gmail.com

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 jlgcareer@gmail.com.

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 jlgcareer@gmail.com.

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 jlgcareer@gmail.com.

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 jlgcareer@gmail.com.

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 jlgcareer@gmail.com.

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 jlgcareer@gmail.com.