Production Manager


Production Manager

About the Company

Direct Edge Media is a fast paced and quickly growing printing company specializing in digital, offset and large format printing for enterprise, agency and trade printers. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an environment that values your professional skills, Direct Edge Media has a career path for you. We are currently seeking experienced and professional full-time candidates to join our team.

Job Summary

The production manager is responsible for managing daily production operations to meet deadlines, quality expectations and financial requirements. They must work with internal and external stake holders to effectively manage production workloads, staffing, scheduling, and purchasing.

Job Responsibilities

  • Schedules production to ensure project completion on schedule
  • Works with production team, art department, customer service and sales to effectively communicate production lead times to management in the daily production meeting
  • Monitors all production tickets for complete, clear, and accurate instructions
  • Purchases needed materials from approved suppliers
  • Manage inventory
  • Enforces company policies and procedures
  • Maintains strict housekeeping and safety standards
  • Works with senior management to manage costs to achieve budget goals
  • Ensures all quality expectations are met or exceeded on all projects
  • Work with other stake holders to limit production errors using root cause analysis as part of the continuous improvement process
  • Carries out the vision and plans of senior leadership on a daily basis
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Skills

  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to develop and motivate team members
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn and take direction
  • Microsoft Excel proficient


  • Experience in super wide format digital imaging
  • 4+ years management experience
  • Ability to work flexible hours including overtime
  • Ability to work in a high volume, fast paced production environment