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 Press Operator II - 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: 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: n9McBVp3EmlG1BrbxqXJhg8qEU4UKE / Latpro-3821006 
Date posted: Sep-03-2021
State, Zip: Florida, 33810


Req #18358

Thursday, September 2, 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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Press Operator II

Gannett Publishing Services
Lakeland, FL

The Press Operator I position is assigned to learn & perform
printing related tasks that may include, but are not limited to: Newsprint reel
set-up & operation; newsprint staging; roll preparation; plate processing;
placing printing plates; basic ink setting; equipment maintenance; and
specified reporting.

The primary objective is to support efficient press operations as needed to
achieve & maintain on-time production, product quality standards, low
waste, and operational safety. Works as part of a press crew to coordinate
press & plate operations during an assigned shift.

Must be reliable, report to scheduled shifts on-time and ready to begin

  • Work as a team to achieve & maintain on-time press performance

  • Work as a team to achieve & maintain product quality standards

  • Work as a team to meet waste goals

  • Assist with plate, reel room & press operations as assigned


    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

    You must be able to lift/carry up to 100 pounds. Must be able to push/pull up to 2000 pounds (rolls of paper). 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 tight areas. Color vision is required.

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

    Candidate must be able to work night shifts, weekends and holidays, on a rotation schedule.


    High school diploma or GED equivalent.

    Related Experience:

    Previous machine operation or maintenance experience preferred.


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 Printing/Press
  • Job Function Marketing Solutions
  • Pay Type Hourly

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