Production Manager

  • Troy, MI
  • Full Time

Why Phoenix Innovate?
In today's print production landscape, there's no room for "business as usual." 

At Phoenix Innovate, we're committed to leading our clients away from outdated marketing and communication methods and towards innovative, analysis-driven strategies that deliver game-changing results. We believe in customer-centric communication that starts with listening and responding effectively to the people who matter most: your target audience.

What We Offer

  • Our team is passionate about implementing cutting-edge marketing and communication strategies that redefine expectations in the marketplace.
  • We're dedicated to understanding your career objectives and goals, then supporting, challenging and empowering you to achieve them.
  • You'll learn how to deliver unprecedented value to the marketplace, enhancing both your personal and professional worth.
  • Your individual talents, skills, perspectives and insights are highly valued contributions that enrich our team and drive our success.
  • Join a team that serves a well-recognized client base comprising national and local institutions and organizations.
  • Experience the cool and collaborative culture that earned Phoenix Innovate recognition as a Crain’s Detroit Cool Place to Work for three consecutive years.
  • Enjoy annual safe harbor matching contributions for employees participating in our 401(k) program, as well as health insurance benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage.

Position Overview
As a Production Manager, you will play a pivotal role in supporting our operational efficiency under the guidance of the Operations Manager. Your responsibilities encompass overseeing various printing production facets, ensuring safety protocols, maintaining quality standards and optimizing job scheduling. Effective communication skills and basic proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and email are essential for success in this role.


  • Report directly to the Operations Manager, collaborating closely to streamline production processes.
  • Supervise day-to-day activities across all production departments, ensuring smooth operations and adherence to timelines.
  • Uphold stringent safety measures and quality control protocols to safeguard our operations and deliverables.
  • Spearhead job scheduling and planning efforts, maximizing resource utilization and minimizing lead times.
  • Coordinate, track and manage outstanding production jobs, maintaining visibility and accountability throughout the process.
  • Facilitate quality control checks to uphold our exacting quality standards and client expectations.

Background and Qualifications

  • Previous print and job planning experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated excellence in customer service and a commitment to follow-through.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word, or a willingness to learn required software.
  • Eagerness to acquire new skills and adapt to evolving processes.
  • Ability to multitask without compromising quality or accuracy.


  • Full-time.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Work Location

  • In-person at our Troy, Michigan location.


  • $45,000 - $55,000 per year.


  • Immediate enrollment in health, vision, dental and life insurance upon hire.
  • Paid holidays and vacation days.
  • Compensation based on experience.
  • 401(k) with matching.
  • Flexible spending account.
  • Health savings account.
  • Paid time off.

To apply, please submit your resume to and include Production Manager - Troy in the subject line.