Manager - Pressroom

  • Company: R R Donnelley
  • Location: Durham, North Carolina
  • Posted: October 13, 2016
  • Reference ID: 205067

PBM Graphics has an immediate opening for PRESSROOM MANAGER. Although this position is first shift, this plant operates 24/7 and the manager will be expected to stay over or come in early as the business requires.  We are requiring that candidates have at least 5 years of experience in managing a multi-color pressroom (7+ years is preferred.) Please do not apply if you do not meet this requirement. 

PBM operates one of the most diverse commercial printing pressrooms in North America, and delivers exceptional quality and service so some of the world's most recognizable brands. The leader of PBM's press operation will have the appropriate technical and management acumen to serve these standards!


PBM has an unmatched arsenal of printing presses including:

  • Komori 38S, Heatset Web with inline finishing
  • 8 Sheetfed presses, including 3 UV presses ranging from 8 colors to 12
  • Mark Andy P7 8 color Flexo Press


The primary responsibility of the Pressroom Manager is to manage the day to day operations of the pressroom while achieving maximum productivity in the context of quality output. It is also the pressroom manager's responsibility to make sure we are maintaining that equipment systematically. It is the responsibility of the Pressroom Manager to make sure all Press Operators print each job in a timely fashion with the highest quality possible. The Pressroom Manager will be a leader and a resource to the pressroom in terms of maintenance, quality and color management.


Other duties include:

Coach, mentor, appraise, and lead pressroom staff. Hire, train, and develop top talent.

Coordinate shift schedules, preventative maintenance, and repairs.

Actively collaborate with scheduling, HR, procurement and prepress departments.

The PBM Pressroom Manager reports directly to the Director of Operations and is part of a six manager peer group within Operations. 


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