Pressroom Supervisor

Pressroom Supervisor

Gannett Publishing Services

Louisville, KY

The Courier-Journal is looking for a Pressroom Supervisor in Louisville, KY.

Assign and supervise work of all press operations employees. Must be able to handle moderate personnel and administrative functions. Is responsible for supervising, leading and

coaching, maintaining equipment, good communication and coordinating operations

schedules/functions within the department along with surrounding

departments.

Must be quality conscious, able to troubleshoot press related problems, lead a

team to produce the best possible product under strict deadlines. Must be

a strong leader, professional, courteous and timely in every interaction.

Scope of position can include, but not limited to managing policies and procedures, processes,

equipment, and production etc. for newsprint, plate and press, and occasional

packaging department. Must be able to make effective decisions for the

welfare of the company and customers while maintaining a safe work environment.

  • Major Duties and

Responsibilities:

  • Team building and coaching.
  • Supervising tasks and delegating assignments.
  • Maintaining production and employee records.
  • Ensure production requirements are met.
  • Effective communications.
  • Must understand press imposition.
  • All other duties as assigned by press manager.
  • Education:
  • High School.
  • Experience and training in a newspaper press room.
  • Mechanically inclined and full understanding of the printing process.
  • Leadership workshops.
  • Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years on the job training in newspaper press room.
  • Experience in a lead or supervisory position with strong leadership skills.
  • Must understand OSHA guidelines.
  • Skills:
  • Must have offset press knowledge.
  • Ability to coach and lead employees to meet and exceed production

standards/goals.

  • Team building.
  • Computer experience.
  • Effective communications.
  • All other duties as assigned by press manager

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status.

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