Savannah, GA, USA Req #18393
Friday, 10 September 2021

Gannett Publishing Services
Savannah, GA

The Press Manager is responsible for all pressroom operational, administrative and financial functions to ensure efficient press operations to achieve & maintain on-time production, product quality standards, low waste, and operational safety. May include weekend, evening, early morning, late night or holiday shifts around loud production equipment. Work a flexible schedule as needed based on business need.


Responsible for overall department financial performance including collaborating with Production Director on annual budget preparation including monthly/quarterly financial performance (expense and revenue estimates) and reporting compliance.

· Responsible for overall quality, efficiency and timeliness of the press and newsprint operations.

· Responsible for oversight of pressroom/department staff including hiring, scheduling, training, performance, employee relations, employee development and ensuring that company policies/practices are adhered to.

· Serve as a liaison between departments to promote, guide and implement ideas and solutions to ensure that customer service standards are achieved.

· Responsible for collaborating with Production Director on capital project development & execution.

· Accountable to ensure equipment maintenance and repair is completed timely to avoid disruption of production.

· Responsible for supply inventory and purchasing.

· Must be able to handle personnel and administrative functions


Always work in a safe manner and consistently utilize required safety equipment to promote top-of-mind safety awareness:

· Maintain a clean and safe work environment. Assist in leading safety compliance within the department including accident investigations and follow up.

· Report work related injuries to insurance carrier.

· Ensure all machine safety-guards are installed, functioning properly, and in use.

Immediately report any operational concerns, potential safety hazards and all accidents/injuries


· Provide timely & accurate reports and information to the operations team and management.

· Responsible for communication regarding equipment repairs and/or consumable materials.

· Respond to customers via phone and e-mail correspondence to resolve subscriber issues.


· Minimum five years’ management experience in a print environment

· Five to seven years’ previous experience operating similar equipment

· Knowledge of OSHA regulations required.

· English language fluency: Speaking, reading & writing

· Proven leadership experience required.

· Proven above average verbal & written communication skills

· Proven excellent time management skills working in a fast-paced deadline driver environment

· Financial acumen

· Mechanical aptitude

· Proficient PC skills including Microsoft Office

· Basic understanding of computer technology and electronics


Other details

  • Job Family Printing/Press
  • Job Function Marketing Solutions
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Savannah, GA, USA