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Press Operator I at Gannett in Gannett, Virginia

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.





Job Description:

Req #40709

Monday, January 29, 2024 Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally-focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer Prize-winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

Our current portfolio of media assets includes The USA TODAY NETWORK, which includes USA TODAY, and local media organizations in 43 states in the United States, and Newsquest, a wholly-owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom. We also own digital marketing services companies under the brand LocaliQ, which provide a cloud-based platform of products to enable small and medium-sized businesses to accomplish their marketing goals. In addition, our portfolio includes one of the largest media-owned events businesses in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures. Gannett open roles are featured on various external job boards. When applying to a position at Gannett, you should be completing an application onGannett CareersviaDayforce.Job postings directing you to complete an application on other external sites may not be valid.

To connect with us, visitwww.gannett.com

Press Operator I

Gannett Publishing Services
Des Moines, IA


WE ARE OFFERING A STARTING HOURLY SALARY OF $21-25 PER HOUR BASED ON EXPERIENCE

EXCELLENT BENEFITS INCLUDING MEDICAL, DENTAL, VISION & GENEROUS VACATION


WE ALSO OFFER A $2,250 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR THIS ROLE



The Press Operator I position is assigned to learn & perform printing related tasks that may include, but are not limited to: Newsprint reel set-up & operation; newsprint staging; roll preparation; plate processing; placing printing plates; basic ink setting; equipment maintenance; and specified reporting.

The primary objective is to support efficient press operations as needed to achieve & maintain on-time production, product quality standards, low waste, and operational safety. Works as part of a press crew to coordinate press & plate operations during an assigned shift.

Must be reliable, report to scheduled shifts on-time and ready to begin work.

  • Work as a team to achieve & maintain on-time press performance
  • Work as a team to achieve & maintain product quality standards
  • Work as a team to meet waste goals
  • Assist with plate, reel room & press operations as assigned

Requirements:

  • Experience in web offset printing is desirable, although production experience of any kind may be helpful.
  • Mechanical ability and familiarity with computers is helpful.
  • Candidates should have the ability to adapt to change, prioritize work, handle multiple tasks, remain flexible and interact well with others.
  • You must be able to lift/carry up to 70 pounds.
  • A press operator spends most working hours on his/her feet.
  • In addition to long periods of standing, a press operator is required to climb stairs on the six-level press structure. Operators engaged in press maintenance and some cleaning activities will be required to stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. Color vision is required.
  • This position is full-time shift work, which may include scheduled nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Candidate must be able to work night shifts, weekends and holidays, on a rotation schedule.


Education:

High school diploma or GED equivalent.

Related Experience:

Previous machine operation or maintenance experience helpful.

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Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. As such, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment and do not discriminate in connection with employment decisions on the basis of an applicant or employees race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance (including height and weight), sexual orientation, family responsibilities, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy status (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), education, genetic characteristics or information, political affiliation, military or veteran status or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state and local laws in the jurisdictions where Gannett employs employees. In addition, Gannett Co., Inc. will provide applicants who require a reasonable accommodation, as a result of an applicants disability or religion, to complete this employment application and/or any other process in connection with an individuals application for employment with Gannett Co., Inc. Applicants who require such accommodation should contact Gannett Co., Inc.s Recruitment Department at Recruit@gannett.com.

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Job Function Printing/Press
  • Pay Type Hourly

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