Press Operations Manager

The Press Operations Manager is accountable for the performance of conventional web and sheetfed printing functions and work centers that primarily include (but are not limited to) DGM web offset press and Komori sheetfed press operations. This leadership position also effectively collaborates with Ricoh digital sheet fed press operations; imaging/platemaking; bindery; packaging; shipping/receiving; building services; commercial sales/service; and internal finance & general administration. The primary objective is to consistently ensure efficient operations to achieve and maintain revenue & profit goals; overall expense control; on-time production; product quality standards; low waste; and operational safety.

Key Responsibilities: 

Accountable for all manufacturing functions, activities and resources to achieve operational and financial goals, including:

  • Strategic planning objectives including business continuity, asset management and planned profitability
  • Sales force collaboration
  • Commercial and customer print relations
  • Capital project development, execution and management
  • Stable labor relations, negotiations and contract compliance (as applicable)
  • Annual budget preparation including monthly/quarterly financial performance (revenue & expense estimates) and reporting compliance
  • Staff hiring, development, retention and performance
  • Contractor and vendor relations
  • Standard operating procedures including process improvements
  • On-time performance including product quality standards and waste goals


High school diploma or GED equivalent
Associate/Bachelor operations, Management or business degree or comparable experience preferred.

Experience Required:

Minimum of 10 years newspaper operations management or similar field experience including working in a fast paces deadliine driven environment.

Specialized Knowledge:

Pre Press /Press/ Packaging/ Bindery equipment& systems.
Knowledge of OSHA regulations.

Tech Knowledge:

Proficient PC skills including Microsoft office required.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. As such, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment and do not discriminate in connection with employment decisions on the basis of an applicant or employee’s race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance (including height and weight), sexual orientation, family responsibilities, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy status (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), education, genetic characteristics or information, political affiliation, military or veteran status or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state and local laws in the jurisdictions where Gannett employs employees. In addition, Gannett Co., Inc. will provide applicants who require a reasonable accommodation, as a result of an applicant’s disability or religion, to complete this employment application and/or any other process in connection with an individuals’ application for employment with Gannett Co., Inc. Applicants who require such accommodation should contact Gannett Co., Inc.’s Recruitment Department at


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