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 Machinist I (Machine Repair) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, 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: 0fa2OMRDBceXq1SYcgcGoI9Ecbh7x0 / Latpro-3782262 
Date posted: Mar-31-2021
State, Zip: Michigan, 48311


Req #14824

Tuesday, March 30, 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.

Machinist I (Machine Repair)

Gannett Publishing Services

Sterling Heights, MI

Job Function:

The machine repair / Machinist is a key position in an operation that produces 6 newspapers and numerous weekly products. The volumes make this one of the busiest and biggest operations in Gannett. Having a Machine Repair / Machinist who oversees this operation is critical to the timely and efficient processing of newspapers. Without a replacement Machine Repair / Machinist in this key department, goals will be missed, preventative and demand maintenance would slow down dramatically leaving us very short-staffed.

To maintain all press and peripheral equipment in optimum working condition.

Job Responsibilities:

Performs preventative maintenance on all equipment relating to or impacting press performance, quality, or cost effectiveness.

Troubleshoots and repairs defective or mal-functioning press or press related equipment.

Researches and orders parts needed to implement repairs and maintenance.

Maintains maintenance logs and records.


High School diploma; 3 to 5 years mechanical experience is highly preferred.

Technical Skill Sets:

Light computer ability for record keeping, strong mechanical knowledge.

Ability to communicate well with vendors, ability to prioritize work. Complete and demonstrated understanding of OSHA Hazardous Chemical Communication and Lock-Tagout standards.

Must be able to troubleshoot problems and find a way to solve them in a timely manner.
Must be able to communicate with outside vendors as well as other technicians and production employees. Must be able to work in confined areas, on forklifts and clamp trucks, on the press superstructure, or in the reel room.

The workplace is noisy. This position mandates shift work with occasional overtime necessary to complete tasks. Weekend and holiday schedules are necessary due to workloads.

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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