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 Facilities Manager - Lakeland, Florida, 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: Service/Skilled - Other
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: IAe2A1pNY3FpnBDLg4RPiEpSdGZbA3 / Latpro-3805948 
Date posted: Jul-16-2021
State, Zip: Florida, 33810


Req #17228

Friday, July 16, 2021

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.

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Facilities Manager
Gannett Publishing Services
Lakeland, FL

The Facilities Manager is responsible for the direct oversight of production facility maintenance functions and staff. The Building Maintenance Manager utilizes resources to provide advanced mechanical, electrical, data & programmable logic support to maintain, diagnose and repair facility infrastructure equipment & systems.

Key Responsibilities:

Accountable for team performance to achieve & maintain standard operating procedures, on-time performance, accuracy standards and operational safety including OSHA & EPA compliance and reporting.


Always works in a safe manner and consistently utilizes required safety equipment to promote top-of-mind safety awareness:

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment. Assist in leading safety compliance within the department including accident investigations and follow up.
  • Complete required annual OSHA safety training programs: Lockout/Tag-out, Hazardous Communications, Personal Protective Equipment, Hearing Conservation, Blood Borne Pathogens, Forklift.
  • Report work related injuries.
  • Ensure all machine safety-guards are installed, functioning properly, and in use.
  • Immediately report any operational concerns, potential safety hazards and all accidents/injuries and near misses to the general


  • Provide timely & accurate reports and information to the local operations team management.
  • Immediately notify General Manager of any potential hard-down equipment failures or serious equipment damage.
  • Critical relationships:
    • Support managers
    • Technicians, electricians, and machinists
    • Press, packaging, and facility supervisors

Education/Certification Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Associate or Bachelor engineering degree preferred or comparable experience.
  • Certified facility management training required (vocational school, military, trade).
  • Journeyman level machinist/electrician certification preferred.

Experience Required or Preferred

  • Minimum five to ten years related experience in production/manufacturing facility maintenance, diagnostics & repair required.
  • Two to four years experience in a management/leadership role required.

Specialized Knowledge Required or Preferred:

  • HVAC maintenance & repair experience required
  • Pneumatic and hydraulic maintenance & repair experience preferred
  • Equipment and facility electrical system experience preferred
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations required

Universal Skills and Traits Preferred (i.e., excellent written or verbal communication skills; ability to work autonomously; self-starter; etc.):

  • English language fluency: Speaking, reading & writing
  • Proven leadership experience preferred/required.
  • Proven above average verbal & written communication skills
  • Proven excellent time management skills working in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
  • Financial acumen required.
  • Mechanical aptitude required

Gannett Co., 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 Facilities
  • Job Function General Administration
  • Pay Type Salary

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