Print Shop Manager

Top Print Shop Manager Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Print Shop Manager. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Print Shop Manager resumes they appeared on. For example, 28.1% of Print Shop Manager resumes contained Print Shop Equipment as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Print Shop Manager actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Print Shop Manager resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

2. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Founder of and sales/customer service representative for in-sourcing commercial printing venture.
  • Generated sales, customer service, quotes, desktop, production work and delivery while also managing 4 other employees.
  • Motivated employees to meet deadlines, handled customer service training for new employees.
  • Work directly with sales team to provide excellent customer service.
  • Assisted with pre-press functions, filing, estimates, inside sales and customer service.
  • Completed on-going customer service based Studer training through on and off-siteleadership development institutes.
  • Run print machines Set up designs Package orders Customer Service Manage Staff

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3. Prepress Support

high Demand

4. In-House

high Demand
Here's how In-House is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Managed operations of a 15 employee in-house 4/C print shop scheduling and controlling operations within the plant.
  • Dispatched and outsourced 24-50 deliveries daily via in-house as well as third party couriers.
  • Interacted with Procurement to determine which projects should be kept in-house rather than outsourced.
  • Managed an in-house print and mail operation for a management services company.
  • Lead a cross functional team to implement in-house ink plant.
  • Maintained the daily in-house printing operations for the store chain.
  • Handled both in-house and external brokered job bidding and fulfillment.
  • Oversee all aspects of the college's in-house printing operation
  • Managed mailroom and small in-house print shop.
  • Managed an in-house printshop and mail room.

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5. Sample Layouts

high Demand
Here's how Sample Layouts is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts.

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6. Business Cards

high Demand
Here's how Business Cards is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Designed a variety of marketing products to include post cards mailers, newsletters, business cards, brochures, etc.
  • Design of company packages, business forms, business cards anything that was required of me for design.
  • Aided in preparation of tax refunds, managed print shop, created cards, business cards, invitations
  • Designed ads, brochures, direct mail, newsletters, programs, logos, business cards etc.
  • Created business cards for employees and surgeons.
  • Design various files such as flyers, business cards, banners, brochures and other digital works.

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9. Inventory Control

high Demand
Here's how Inventory Control is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Oversee production and inventory control of in house and outsourced promotional printing and distribution of those products to 108 stores.
  • Inventory control by using MAS 200 Schedule customer orders in a timely matter to meet deadlines.
  • Imaintained a database for our inventory control; printing supplies; special stock items; and orderedsupplies.
  • Screen printing on manual and automatic presses - Inventory Control - Shop and machine cleaning and maintenance

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10. D-136 Xerox Printers

high Demand

11. RAN

high Demand
Here's how RAN is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type.
  • Created and implemented an order transfer process, resulting in 20% decrease in lost orders.
  • Transitioned new equipment to replace old, outdated printers for 25 offices.
  • Moved to new print/embroidery shop with the former owner of Grand Illusion.
  • Design projects ranged from everyday forms to TV commercial writing and directing.
  • Managed ordering, production, and quality assurance for operation of print shop
  • Arrange and direct delivery of finished jobs.
  • Ran/Managed Print Shop Utilizing organizational skills and customer service skills, I helped increase production and in turn increase profit.
  • printed for their 25 locations, ran bindery equipment, did some typesetting.
  • Transitioned Siemens from hard copy to digital workflow Oversaw the installation of a Xerox iGen3 Digital Printing Press.

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12. Adobe Photoshop

high Demand
Here's how Adobe Photoshop is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Designed layouts, logos using Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator.

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13. Promotional Materials

high Demand
Here's how Promotional Materials is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Design logos and promotional materials as directed by the VP of Marketing.
  • Designed Banners, labels, and other promotional materials.
  • Design weekly ad banners & promotional materials.

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15. Daily Operations

average Demand
Here's how Daily Operations is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Managed and supervised daily operations of the school district's in-plant print shop.
  • Manage all daily operations of Print Shop & Graphics Lab.
  • Oversee daily operations within print shop, coordinating activities to comply with quality assurance standards.

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16. Quality Standards

average Demand

17. New Equipment

average Demand
Here's how New Equipment is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Recognized as an effective business manager in hiring, purchasing, scheduling, new equipment procurement, and financial reporting.
  • Prepare requisitions for new equipment - digital copiers and bindery equipment.
  • Inventory management Purchasing of new equipment under rules and regulations of the college.

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18. Graphic Design

average Demand
Here's how Graphic Design is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Oversee operations of the print shop, including direct supervision of lead graphic designer, production operator and production assistant.
  • Maintain inventory of garments and supplies* Oversee work-flow for incoming orders* Continue duties as full-time graphic designer
  • Managed and coordinated graphic design projects from concept through completion.

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19. Daily Production

average Demand
Here's how Daily Production is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Created and implemented a work order process to track and improve daily production.
  • Maintain records, such as daily production records, using specified forms.

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20. Special Projects

average Demand

21. High Volume

average Demand
Here's how High Volume is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Performed binding and finishing work along with maintenance on high volume copy & print machines.

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22. Phone Calls

average Demand

24. PDF

average Demand
Here's how PDF is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Create High Resolution pdf files from QuarkXPress or Adobe inDesign on a Mac platform and store for reprinting.
  • Produced copies, reprographic maps, comb bound books, reports,PDF documents.

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25. Digital Printers

average Demand
Here's how Digital Printers is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Used computers, digital printers, art programs, and RIPsoftware to print out color separations onto clear films.

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26. Preventative Maintenance

average Demand
Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Produced Preventative Maintenance guides for all bindery equipment.
  • Created and implemented a preventative maintenance schedule to increase uptime and reduce costs associated with repairs.

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27. Vendor Relations

average Demand

28. Customer Complaints

average Demand
Here's how Customer Complaints is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Resolved customer complaints regarding quality and service.
  • Ensured adherence to customer relations procedures, followed up with customer complaints, personally.
  • Be committed to responding to and resolving customer complaints and requests, in a timely fashion.

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29. T-Head

average Demand
Here's how T-Head is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Printed on ABDick 9810 and 360 with T-head, Davidson 500 and Ryobi 512.

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31. Computer Software

low Demand
Here's how Computer Software is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Managed UPS shipping and receiving operations utilizing computer software.
  • Use computer software to generate new images.

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32. Project Management

low Demand

33. Service Calls

low Demand
Here's how Service Calls is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Provide routine maintenance and place service calls as needed.
  • Ordered supplies, set up service calls.

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34. Osha

low Demand

35. POS

low Demand
Here's how POS is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Prepare Postal Paperwork for Outgoing presorted Mail to Postal Office at Main Post Office at City Gate.
  • Ensured all documents are ready and in the right format to be posted on the Internet.
  • Prepared purchase orders, solicited bid proposals, and reviewed requisitions for goods and services.
  • Research, develop and deliver proposals to key decision makers on major equipment purchases.
  • Continue all other functions of graphic design supervisor as stated in previous position.
  • Digitally-prepped artwork for print, exposed, printed and cleaned screens.
  • Prepared required filings with the United States Postal Service; e.g.
  • Promoted from entry level position to management within 6 months.
  • Track individual department's charges for monthly accounting/billing purposes.
  • Composed copy and layout work.
  • Accounted for $4000 of postage fees per month.
  • Expose, align, and reclaim screens.
  • Developed vender relationships and new ordering procedures to get lowest pricing possible with minimizing waste.
  • Maintained positive working relationships with national-level (e.g.
  • Completed pre-press operations including screen preparations, timed exposures, and ink mixing and masking to ensure precise printing.
  • Used an exposure unit and coatedscreens to burn/expose artwork onto screens.

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36. Color Correction

low Demand

37. Administrative Functions

low Demand

38. Usps

low Demand

39. Production Schedules

low Demand

40. Strip Negatives

low Demand
Here's how Strip Negatives is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Operated prepress to strip negatives in preparation for printing.

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41. Administrative Tasks

low Demand

42. Production Equipment

low Demand
Here's how Production Equipment is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Supervised print shop for production of business publications, operated production equipment, purchased materials, repaired and maintained equipment.

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43. Layout Design

low Demand
Here's how Layout Design is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Confer with clients to discuss and determine layout design.

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44. Annual Budget

low Demand

45. Itek

low Demand
Here's how Itek is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Operated Itek 2800 press, folder, cutter, plate maker and drill press.
  • Operated and maintained Multigraphics 1860 printing press and Itek 430 camera.

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46. EX

low Demand
Here's how EX is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Designed / fabricated laser cut and engraved Plexiglas presentation boxes for corporate presentations
  • Purchased equipment and expanded the existing facility from approximately 3,000 sq.
  • Manage print shop desk, computers, and assist customers in planning, designing, printing, and purchases/exchanges.
  • Schedule, Machinery, employees and jobs based on a faced paced, time sensitive, flexible changing schedule.
  • Create and manipulate files using Word, Adobe, Excel, Power Point, and other programs.
  • Helped the layout technician by marking blue print details he would use to perform exact measurements.
  • Administer all software, updates, patches and implementation of new or expanded versions of software.
  • Manage productivity, budget for expenses for both Outgoing & Incoming Mail occurring throughout the year.
  • Collaborate and resource in all areas including design, print, shop, and exhibit installation
  • Assigned duties and examined work for exactness, neatness and conformance to policies and procedures
  • Helped label FedEx containers to ship to New York for their next Demo.
  • Prepare spreadsheets supporting the quarterly and annual expense budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills and assist staff in resolving complex issues.
  • Develop and edit motion graphics/animations on exterior LED display screens.
  • Provide sales and administrative support for the ad executives.
  • Surpassed the existing performance of the prior management.
  • Expand out of house printing products.
  • Manage print shop and perform all reprographics services as needed for multiple DexMedia offices across the country.
  • Experienced with pre-press operating systems including plate, or art work production.
  • Examined job orders to determine quantities to be printed, stock specifications, colors, or special printing instructions.

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47. Macintosh

low Demand
Here's how Macintosh is used in Print Shop Manager jobs:
  • Worked with both Macintosh and PC.

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48. Baum

low Demand

49. Multiple Locations

low Demand

50. Job Tickets

low Demand

20 Most Common Skill for a Print Shop Manager

Print Shop Equipment34.5%
Customer Service9.7%
Prepress Support6.6%
In-House6.2%
Sample Layouts6.1%
Business Cards4.5%
Print Charts4%
Print Jobs3.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Print Shop Manager

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Print Shop Equipment
Print Shop Equipment
28.1%
28.1%
2
2
Customer Service
Customer Service
7.9%
7.9%
3
3
Prepress Support
Prepress Support
5.3%
5.3%
4
4
In-House
In-House
5.1%
5.1%
5
5
Sample Layouts
Sample Layouts
4.9%
4.9%
6
6
Business Cards
Business Cards
3.7%
3.7%
7
7
Print Charts
Print Charts
3.3%
3.3%
8
8
Print Jobs
Print Jobs
3%
3%
9
9
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
3%
3%
10
10
D-136 Xerox Printers
D-136 Xerox Printers
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
RAN
RAN
2.1%
2.1%
12
12
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop
1.9%
1.9%
13
13
Promotional Materials
Promotional Materials
1.6%
1.6%
14
14
Print Shop Production
Print Shop Production
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
New Equipment
New Equipment
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Graphic Design
Graphic Design
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
Daily Production
Daily Production
1%
1%
20
20
Special Projects
Special Projects
1%
1%
21
21
High Volume
High Volume
1%
1%
22
22
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
1%
1%
23
23
Print Production
Print Production
1%
1%
24
24
PDF
PDF
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
Digital Printers
Digital Printers
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Vendor Relations
Vendor Relations
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Customer Complaints
Customer Complaints
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
T-Head
T-Head
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Print Orders
Print Orders
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Computer Software
Computer Software
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Project Management
Project Management
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Service Calls
Service Calls
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Osha
Osha
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
POS
POS
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Color Correction
Color Correction
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
Administrative Functions
Administrative Functions
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
Usps
Usps
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Production Schedules
Production Schedules
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Strip Negatives
Strip Negatives
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Administrative Tasks
Administrative Tasks
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Production Equipment
Production Equipment
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Layout Design
Layout Design
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Annual Budget
Annual Budget
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Itek
Itek
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
EX
EX
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Macintosh
Macintosh
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Baum
Baum
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Multiple Locations
Multiple Locations
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Job Tickets
Job Tickets
0.4%
0.4%

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