Graphic Media Alliance



Bindery/Finishing Manager


Lahlouh's business model is built on solving end to end supply chain problems not simply processing transactional print orders. Lahlouh is a partner that focuses on developing collaborative, comprehensive solutions that endeavor to meet all the communication needs of our clients’ dynamic and evolving marketplaces.

Lahlouh's mission is to provide the highest quality, most cost-effective business communications solutions available.

Core capabilities include:

  • Sheet-fed offset print
  • Dynamic digital print
  • Mailing
  • Full service bindery and assembly
  • Online solutions
  • Fulfillment/distribution logistics
  • Packaging design
  • Marketing promotions
  • Promotions
  • Wide format

Reports to: VP, Manufacturing

FLSA Status: Exempt

Department: Bindery

Shift: 1st shift

Essential Function: The Bindery/Finishing Manager leads, mentors, trains and coaches the Bindery/Finishing Department to produce quality product in a timely, efficient and cost-effective manner.

Experienced Required:

  • Minimum of 5 Years in a similar managerial position with direct reports
  • Knowledge of Bindery/Finishing equipment and their capabilities and applications

Job Duties and General Expectations:

  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Highly motivated with a positive attitude and ability to manage and lead a team, including PTO scheduling, annual performance reviews and disciplinary actions as needed
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Communicate effectively with manufacturing personnel
  • Have an advanced knowledge of computers (knowledge of PSI and/or Prestige is a plus)
  • Meet company and departmental standards, including: Customer Requirements, Compliance, Safety, Quality, etc.
  • Follow Lahlouh ISO Quality Procedures and Work Instructions, and complete forms and checklists as needed
  • Follow Lahlouh policies outlined in the company handbook
  • Work extended hours, as business needs dictate
  • Perform other duties as needed
  • Attend and/or host company and department meetings
  • Provide direction to Pre-Press and Press as needed

Position Specific Skills and Competencies:

  • General knowledge of company workflow, advanced knowledge of department workflow and requirements
  • Work with employees to keep production floor clean and organized
  • Maintain a schedule for the department and communicate the expected time to start and complete Tasks
  • Hold daily departmental meeting with key staff
  • Review, follow, and question information provided-require clarity and consistency
  • Attend production meetings and be prepared to answer questions regarding jobs as well as communicate material needs in order to meet Bindery/Finishing schedule
  • Serve as a trainer in monthly meeting with employees regarding departmental and company-wide processes, procedural changes as well as Bindery/Finishing updates as they relate to specific job functions
  • Coordinate departmental activities including: material, supplies, etc. setup and maintain an efficient workflow with appropriate inspections
  • Coordinate equipment repairs and maintenance with vendors
  • Monitor Bindery/Finishing Department inventory, and create purchase requisitions to replenish inventory
  • Act as a back-up for staff and perform their duties, as necessary
  • Responsible for accurate and complete daily, weekly, and monthly reports
  • Create reports and/or provide feedback to upper management
  • Instruct and monitor all departmental employees
  • Assist with training the Sales and Project Management staff in Bindery procedures
  • Construct, implement and train Bindery team members on Bindery processes, procedures and workflows to increase efficiencies and productivity
  • Vet and hire qualified Bindery team members, structure, and monitor training schedules
  • Ability to sit, stand, and/or walk for prolonged periods of time

Education: High school graduate/GED

Send resumes to: Stephanie Ehlers

150 Lawton Ave.
Monroe, OH 45050

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