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Machine Operator

Company: Gannett Co. Inc.
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

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 USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com.

Newspaper Packaging Machine Operator

Gannett Publishing Services

Lakeland, FL

previous experience is preferred but willing to train the right person

Attention: This position requires you to work 2nd shift, weekends and holidays.

WE ARE OFFERING A SIGN ON BONUS OF UP TO $5,000 - PAID OUT IN INCREMENTS

WE ARE ALSO OFFERING A HOURLY SALARY RANGING FROM $20-$25 PER HOUR

Gannett Publishing Services, part of USA Today network, a division of Gannett, Inc. is looking for a motivated individual to join the Packaging Department at our production facility. The machine operator works under the direction of the Packaging Supervisor to perform duties as a team member during the packaging and press delivery process. The position is tasked with maintaining all department standards for reliability, productivity, quality, and customer service. Duties include the set-up and operation of insert machines, insert hoppers, strapping machines, bottom-wrap machines and stackers.

Also includes stacking bundles of product, loading hoppers on a newspaper inserting machine in a production environment and performing a variety of other packaging duties as assigned. Individual must be able to interact effectively in a diverse work force, effectively multitask and work independently with minimum supervision and guide other team members in the absence of the Packaging Supervisor. The position requires basic knowledge of personal computer applications, including Windows, MS Excel, Word, Outlook and Web browsers.

Experience operating material handling equipment, including powered pallet jacks and forklifts, is a plus. Prior newspaper experience preferred. Must be able to stand for long periods of time, be able to bend and pick up and lift bundles in weights of up to 25 pounds. Must be able to work varied shifts that includes nights and weekends.

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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 employee's 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 applicant's 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 Printing/Press
* Job Function Gannett Publishing Services
* Pay Type Hourly

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* Lakeland, FL, USA

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