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 Press Operator II - Jackson, Mississippi, United States

Job information
Posted by: Gannett 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Engineering - Manufacturing
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: TfgqNyr4rCMR5WHKvmOFXmHGN1j831 / Latpro-3772273 
Date posted: Feb-09-2021
State, Zip: Mississippi, 39202


Req #13590

Monday, February 1, 2021
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 140 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include the USA TODAY and more than 260 daily local newspaper brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal , WordStream, and ThriveHive and U.K. media company Newsquest. There's never been a better time to join our talented team. Visit to learn more about our opportunities, and visit Gannett Privacy Policyto understand our privacy policy.

Press Operator II
Gannett Publishing Services
Jackson, MS

The Clarion-Ledger is looking for a full-time Press Operator

that should be proficient in basic newspaper printing techniques including

understanding basic ink/water balance, press quality standards and use of

densitometer. Must be able to read press diagrams accurately and safely operate

a forklift and clamp truck. Must become proficient in basic reel room

operations and procedures, be able to place newsprint rolls in lay-down area,

strip rolls, remove wrappers and waste from reel room area, position and load

into press reels while understanding proper spindle arm settings, and make-up

of splice/paste patterns. Properly clean, mount, and remove press blankets and

press ink/water rollers.

The work includes preparing the presses for production, operating the presses

or any of their components, cleaning the presses and the pressroom, maintaining

the mechanical readiness of the presses, and other duties as assigned.

Every member of the pressroom staff constantly strives to achieve the following

goals, and the contribution of every press operator is necessary for success:

Optimum quality of printed products.

Observance of all scheduled start and stop times.

Conservation of material resources, especially newsprint.

A clean and safe working environment


This position requires a high school education or equivalent.
Experience in web offset printing is

desirable, although production experience of any kind may be helpful.

Mechanical ability and familiarity with computers is preferred. Candidates

should have the ability to adapt to change, prioritize work, handle multiple

tasks, remain flexible and interact with people while demonstrating patience.

You must be able to lift/carry up to 60 pounds. Must be able to push/pull up to

2000 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. They often work in confined areas. Color vision is required.

This position is full-time shift work, which may include scheduled
nights, weekends, and holidays.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.
Other details
  • Job Family Printing/Press
  • Job Function Marketing Solutions
  • Pay Type Hourly

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