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Press Operator I

Company: Gannett Co., Inc
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: January 25, 2023

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. Press Operator IGannett Publishing Services Des Moines, IA The Press Operator III position is assigned to learn & perform printing related tasks that include: Newsprint reel set-up & operation; newsprint staging; roll preparation; plate processing; placing printing plates; basic ink setting; equipment maintenance; and other duties as assigned.Objectives:Work as a team to achieve on-time press performance and quality standardsWork as a team to achieve waste goalsWork as a team to make safety in our operation a top priorityWorks as part of a press crew to coordinate press & plate operations during an assigned shiftRequirements:Experience in web offset printing is desirable, although mechanical/production experience of any kind may be helpfulCandidates should have the ability to adapt to change, prioritize work, handle multiple tasks, remain flexible and interact with people while demonstrating patienceYou must be able to lift/carry up to 100 pounds and push/pull up to 2000 pounds (rolls of paper)A press operator spends most working hours on his/her feet and is required to climb stairs on the six-level press structureOperators engaged in press maintenance and some cleaning activities will be required to stoop, kneel, crouch and crawlThis position is full-time, which includes nights, weekends, and holidaysMust be reliable, report to scheduled shifts on-time and ready to begin workColor vision is requiredEducation:High school diploma or GED equivalentRelated Experience:Previous machine operation or maintenance experience preferredGannett 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 Apply Now

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