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Gannett Co., Inc.

Mailroom - Packaging Operator

Gannett Co., Inc. - Lafayette, IN

Req #5176

Mailroom - Packaging Operator



Part Time - No Benefits

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

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 local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 110 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with the iconic USA TODAY and more than 100 local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal and SweetIQ, and U.K. media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit

The Packaging Trainee is responsible for loading product into the inserting machine; stacking down product from press or inserter to build skids that can be machine inserted or shipped out; and basic material handling functions. The job environment is deadline-oriented work in a manufacturing environment. Work schedule is determined by workflow.


$8.00 per hour, if retained at 90 days the rate increases to $8.50 per hour.

Responsibilities Include:

Operate up to two insert feeders simultaneously, handling basic pre-prints, and maintain net machine speed as dictated by the shift supervisor. The task includes properly jogging and loading product into the inserter quickly and accurately to minimize stops and maintain net machine speed. The task may include loading multiple hopper loaders or feeders. The Trainee must be able to recognize machine stops caused by their feeders and clear jams quickly and restart the machine.

Run a press or insert stack down stacker with supervision and a partner to maintain net press or inserting machine speed as dictated by press speed or shift supervisor. Able to build skids of tied or untied product that are neat, stable, and can be fed back through the inserter or shipped out.

Move pallets of material using hand jacks

Maintain effective communication within the department with peers and managers.

Follow safe work methods established by Gannett and/or Lafayette Journal & Courier. Report all accidents and unsafe work conditions. Understands safety responsibilities

Maintain a clean work environment which includes but is not limited to Packaging area, maintenance area and locker room.

Ready and able to accept new work assignments/tasks, schedule adjustments, and adjustment of hours

Accept direction, display a professional and respectful attitude and support a teamwork environment

All other duties as assigned.


Must have good dexterity and be able to stand during entire shift

Must be able to lift 25 lbs. repeatedly

Must be able to perform accurate and efficient tasks

Must possess basic math skills

Must have ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Must have reliable transportation

Must be able to pass a background test and drug screen

Must be able to work a flexible schedule (days, nights, weekends, holidays and on-call basis)

High School Diploma (or GED) preferred

For more information on this opportunity, please contact Randy Laguire at (765) 420-5283.

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.


Domestic Publishing


Lafayette, IN, USA

84 days 11 hours ago

Gannett Co., Inc.


Mailroom - Packaging Operator Gannett Co., Inc. - Lafayette, IN, United States


Location: Lafayette, IN

Company Profile:
Gannett is an international media and marketing solutions company and one of the largest, most geographically diverse local media companies in the U.S. Through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and print products, the company informs and engages more than 110 million people every month. The company’s portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. As a digital media leader, the company provides access to outstanding content on many different platforms and digital marketing services to businesses that help them use digital technology more effectively.