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Lead Packaging Supervisor

Company: Gannett Co. Inc.
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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 Gannett.com/Careers to learn more about our opportunities, and visit Gannett Privacy Policy to understand our privacy policy.


Gannett Publishing Services

Pueblo, CO

Work as part of a packaging crew during a designated shift to achieve on-time production performance including product quality and accuracy standards and operational safety.

Packaging Duties:

  • Supervise and Coordinate packaging center and/or specific workstation resources.
  • Responsible for verification of preprint insertion schedules and zoning and product staging.
  • Communicate with press, distribution and other departments as needed.
  • Provide advanced machine operation including but not limited to inserters, inserter controls (Miracom) 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 Lead Supervisor with directing activities during production, training inserting and other supervisor/operator employees.
  • Provide advanced troubleshooting, maintenance and repairs of all post-press equipment, inserter control setup & operation (Miracom), equipment rebuilding and replacement (such as hopper replacement), parts inventory control, parts ordering (with Mgmt. approval) and all standard preventive maintenance. Complete packaging reports and web portal data entry as assigned.
  • Assist with all equipment repairs, rebuilding & replacement (such as hopper replacement) and all standard preventive maintenance
  • Perform general packaging maintenance including equipment blowdown and packaging related materials disposal. 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.

Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent. Associate business management degree or comparable experience preferred.

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. 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 GateHouse Media
  • Pay Type Hourly

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  • Pueblo, CO, USA

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