Freedom Graphic Systems

Pressroom Working Supervisor

Press Department - Aurora, IL - Full Time

Freedom, a national Forms Printer/Direct Mail Company based in Aurora, IL is currently looking for a Pressroom Working Supervisor to work in our Press Department on the third shift. 

A Pressroom Working Supervisor directs and supervises pressroom employees in an effort to maintain the quality and maximum production of printed material in a profitable manner.  In addition, the Pressroom Working Supervisor also operates a printing press.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Direct and supervises pressroom employees so that they may be able to produce a quality product while maximizing production.
  • When needed, sets up individual jobs on the press according to the job instructions and copy. Upon completion of setup, print the job maintaining maximum production and quality. Prior to beginning production the supervisor will approve the job and then seek a second approval from an experienced pressman.
  • Communicates essential information regarding incomplete setups, potential problems, and other information pertinent to the job at shift change. Check employee times sheets at the end of the shift and discuss any inconsistencies with them.
  • Works in a safe manner not only for himself but for his fellow employees as well.
  • Keeps organized (this includes cleaning up after their self and putting unused equipment in its designated area).
  • Must have own tools.
  • Works overtime when the production schedule dictates.
  • Monitors inventory and replenishes consumables as needed.
  • Ensure that all work produced meets quality standards and client specifications.
  • Undertake additional tasks as seen appropriate by management.
  • Overtime and weekend work required.


  • Knowledgeable in all areas of the pressroom (i.e. equipment, personnel, set-ups, adjustments, and preventative maintenance).
  • Detail oriented and committed to quality.
  • Possess proactive solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • The ability to multi-task within a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff at all levels of the organization.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent  and must have press experience either through training at Freedom or previous training.
  • Basic math skills (knowledge of calculator and ruler)
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and is constantly standing or walking.
  • Fluent in English, bilingual in Spanish a plus.

Compensation is commensurate to work experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vacation and 401k. We offer opportunities in a solid company that has an excellent record of growth and stability. All interested applicants please e-mail or fax resume to 630-375-8591 or apply in person at 780 McClure Rd, Aurora, IL 60502

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