Prepress Manager / Production Manager

Due to increased and sustainable growth, this leading Apparel manufacturing and Supply Chain provider of Sports, Team, and Licensed products in the western hemisphere is looking for a Prepress
Manager / Production Manager in their North Carolina facility.

The position will be directly responsible to lead the inks and screenmaking departments. Will work with vendors as well as cross-functional teams from Scheduling, Planning, Operations, Continuous Improvement, and Art to ensure the highest quality of screen print ink and screens are provided according to schedule.

• Responsible to lead and develop associates, including crosstraining between Inks and Screens
• Provide expertise and guidance in all facets of ink technology and screen development
• Produce SOP and technical documents for internal teams and ensure consistency across shifts
• Control inventory and management of costs of all chemicals and consumables
• Collaborate with scheduling/planning/art to ensure a clear forecast of needed mesh and inks are available
• Provide clear direction to teams regarding adherence and proactive approach to schedule
• Tracking of waste in inks and screens
• Create a clean and safe working environment across shifts
• Lead with a continuous improvement mindset
• Work with engineering to create time studies to determine proper staffing levels
• Other duties as assigned

• Must have experience leading teams across shifts
• Must have experience in the screen print industry
• Experience with coating, imaging, and reclaiming of screens a plus
• Computer skills including Adobe suite of illustrator and photoshop a plus
• Experience and knowledge of multiple inks systems
• Must be organized with project management skills
• Must have knowledge of chemistries used in prepress operations
• Excellent verbal and written communication
Education/Certification Requirements:
• Bachelors in an Art discipline or greater than five years’
experience in the screen print industry

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