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 Manufacturing Packaging Supervisor - Wilmington, District of Columbia, 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: 8VAjIBdXDWJpKpeTBA1yrgXcSJhtMG / Latpro-3854709 
Date posted: Jan-14-2022
State, Zip: District of Columbia, 19801


Req #20869

Friday, January 14, 2022
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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Manufacturing Packaging Supervisor

Gannett Publishing Services

Wilmington, Delaware

Web base computer applications are a necessity for this position.

We have an opening in the Gannett Corporation for a highly motivated individual at our Wilmington regional print facility.

This person would lead a packaging crew during a designated shift to achieve on-time production performance, product quality and accuracy standards and operational safety.

This position will offer $19.50 per hour based on work-related experience.

Packaging Duties:

  • Supervise and Coordinate packaging center and/or specific workstation resources.

  • Responsible for verification of preprint insertion schedules, zoning and product staging.

  • Communicate with press, distribution and other departments as needed.

  • Machine operation including but not limited to inserters, inserter controls joggers, conveyors, grippers, stackers, folders, strappers, bottom wrap machines, loaders, printers, address labelers, adhesive advertising applicators, scales, stitch and trim binding equipment, pallet jacks and fork trucks and other post-press equipment as needed.

  • Assist Supervisor/Operator with directing activities and employees during production.

  • Troubleshooting and general repairs of all post-press equipment.

  • Perform general packaging maintenance including equipment blowdown and packaging related materials disposal.

  • Complete packaging reports and web portal data entry as assigned.

  • Provide back-up for packaging department supervisor as needed.


  • Always work in a safe manner and consistently utilize required safety equipment to promote top-of-mind safety awareness:

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.

  • Complete required annual OSHA safety training programs: Lockout/Tag-out, Hazardous Communications, Personal Protective Equipment, Hearing Conservation, Blood Borne Pathogens, Forklift.

  • Ensure all machine safety-guards are installed, functioning properly, and in use.

  • Immediately report potential safety hazards, operational concerns and all accidents/injuries and near misses to production mgmt


  • Provide timely and accurate information to management.

  • Immediately report equipment or product issues to production management.

  • Communicate scheduling needs to supervisors and/or production management.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.

Skills & Traits: English language fluency: Speaking, reading & writing Proven leadership skills required.

  • Proven above average verbal & written communication skills.

  • Self-starter

  • Proven excellent time management skills working in a fast-paced deadline driven environment.

  • Mechanical aptitude required.

Technical Skills:

  • PC Skills including Microsoft Office: E-mail, Excel, Word Packaging Department equipment experience.
Gannett 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 employees 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 applicants 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
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  • Job Family Operations
  • Job Function Gannett Publishing Services
  • Pay Type Hourly

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