Duplicating Service Supervisor Duties
This is administrative supervisory work in directing the
activities and production of printed material and/or graphic
arts products in a centralized duplicating services unit.
Work involves responsibility for supervising subordinates
engaged in the duplication and binding of printed matter and
in the production of graphic arts products in a duplicating
services unit. Work also involves considerable contact with
the clients of the unit in order to insure the quality of
the finished product and the cost/time efficiency for the
user and the unit. Supervision is exercised over a small
staff of technical assistants and subordinates including
duplicating equipment operators, bindery, and clerical
workers. Considerable independence is exercised in
determining procedures and scheduling operations. Work is
performed under general supervision of an administrative
superior who makes periodic checks on work performed for
quality of work and adherence to established policies.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Inspects work in progress and upon completion to insure that
quality and quantity standards are compiled with.
Oversees materials inventory, ordering, source file
maintenance, pricing, etc.
Sets priorities and deadlines for work requests in progress
Oversees billing process, maintains and evaluates summary
figures for budget analyst.
Responsible for the collection of time cards, leave
requests, distribution of checks, maintaining personnel
records, and interviewing prospective employees, etc.
Establishes maintenance schedules, oversees routine
maintenance, and arranges for service on equipment within
Confers with sales representatives regarding new equipment
Provides accurate cost/time estimates for jobs submitted.
Supervises subordinate employees in the performance of their
individual responsibilities within the unit.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school
and some experience in the management of a small offset
press operation; previous supervisory experience, or any
equivalent combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of the operation of offset presses
and related machinery.
Considerable knowledge of the mechanical and technical
aspects of bindery operations.
Ability to train and direct the work of a small staff
engaged in providing complete duplicating services.
Ability to maintain an accurate records system.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with others.
Ability to make accurate and rapid arithmetical
Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written