Production Manager

The Pine Bluff Commercial, the leading newspaper in Southeast Arkansas, is looking for a production manger to replace our longtime manager, who will retire in May. The ideal candidate will be a leader and a problem solver. He or she will be a teacher and communicator. Job Summary: Responsible for the overall production and packaging processes of the newspaper and its affiliated products – from pre-press through the distribution of preprints used in the production process, from receiving to disposition. The production manager is responsible for leadership and management of the production work performed in our computer-to-plate department, pressroom and for ensuring that every product is produced with quality and excellence in mind. This position also will oversee the mail preparation process, to include preparation of mail labels, bag tags and postal documentation Areas of responsibility and/or involvement include: • Pre-press • Press • Preprint Inventory Control • Receiving • Quality Assurance • List Preparation and Postal Issue • Shipping • Preprint Verification • Preprint Disposition. Cover letters and resumes should be sent to: Michael Hengel Publisher, Pine Bluff Commercial P.O. Box 6469 Pine Bluff, Ar 71611 mhengel@pbcommercial.com