Gannett Publishing Services
The 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 Machinist who oversees this operation is critical to the timely and efficient processing of newspapers. Without a replacement 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.
• 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; one to two years mechanical and electrical experience is highly preferred.
Technical Skill Sets:
Light computer ability for record keeping, strong mechanical and medium electrical 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 may be necessary due to workloads.
This is an excellent career opportunity with the nation's largest newspaper organization, Gannett Co., Inc. We offer excellent growth opportunities, competitive salary, 401 (k) and more. For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter and apply online at www.gannett.com/careers or through www.careerbuilder.com
We are an Equal Opportunity 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, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status.
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Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) 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.