Pre Press Front Line Manager

How would you like to join one of the world’s largest commercial security printers, and work with an established team of professionals?

De La Rue is the world’s market leader in currency printing and has successfully printed currency in Malta for over 40 years.

Our new investment in Malta continues to strengthen the production of currency for our global customers whilst expanding our operation to deliver citizen identity and product authentication solutions for our customers making our Centre of Excellence in Malta a unique one stop shop for governments towards a secure global economy.

At our company, we are committed to attracting, retaining and deploying the very best people. If you are looking to work for an international company, with fantastic career opportunities, then we can provide you with a unique and exciting challenge.

The role of The Pre Press Front Line Manager (FLM) is to manage day to day operations of a defined process, ensuring that the manufacturing of the finished product exceeds customer expectations on Quality, Cost and Delivery. In addition, the production manager is expected to embed Operational Excellence whilst leading this process towards continuous improvement


Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and Empower HPT (High Performance Teams) - Making People before making products
  • OpEx - Coaching and Mentoring
  • CI (Continuous Improvement) – Kaizen as a way of life
  • Operational leadership – Day to day focus on operations management of assigned process/es
Within these areas of focus, some challenges will include:
  • Operational Leadership
  • Leading, developing and managing people
  • Providing structure, direction and purpose
  • Setting Standards, Expectations and Objectives
  • Driving Continuous Improvement as part of day to day

The above list is not exhaustive. You will be required to undertake other duties within your capabilities, consistent with this role, to support the needs of the business.

Essential Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ideally possess a degree level education.
  • Have experience in Manufacturing industry.
  • Have a thorough understanding of manufacturing processes.
  • Be familiar with principles of Lean Manufacturing, 5S and Continuous improvement.
  • Be experienced in Built in Quality and Structure Problem Solving.
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Be able to challenge conventional work practices and establish new ‘lean based’ ways of working as routine.
  • Be highly analytical.
  • Be able to deliver training and follow up with coaching and mentoring.
  • Be flexible to respond quickly and appropriately to changing business needs.

To apply:

Email your CV and cover letter to