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Electro-Mechanical Technician

Company: Gannett
Location: Columbia
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Req Wednesday, April 13, 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.

To connect with us, visit . ELECTRO-MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN
GANNETT Publishing Services
Columbia, MO


The Electro-Mechanical Technician performs advanced mechanical, electrical, data, and programmable maintenance to maintain, diagnose and repair specified production equipment and systems and acts in a lead role to support efficient production operations as needed to achieve and maintain on-time production, product quality standards, low waste, and operational safety. The role may be specific to electrical or mechanical functions, dependent on department needs. Work as part of a team to achieve and maintain on-time production performance, including product quality and accuracy standards and operational safety, including OSHA & EPA compliance.
Responsibilities Technical Services Department Tasks at an Advanced Level

  • Perform new equipment installations, upgrades, and improvements.
  • Schedule and perform advanced mechanical & electrical maintenance, diagnostics and repairs on all designated equipment: CTP Imagers, processors, benders, press controls, printing units, reels, dampening & inking systems, inserting equipment, stackers, strappers, labelers, applicators, bindery equipment, conveyors, motors, pumps, dryers, and other ancillary equipment.
  • Assist management and contract service providers.
  • Contribute to staff training and development. Safety
    • Always work safely and consistently utilize the required safety equipment to promote top-of-mind safety awareness.
    • Maintain a clean and safe work environment. Assist in leading safety compliance within the department, including accident investigations and follow up.
    • 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 any potential safety hazards, operational concerns, and all accidents/injuries and near misses to production management. Communication
      • Provide timely & accurate information to management.
      • Immediately report equipment or product issues to production management.
      • Communicate scheduling needs to supervisors and production management. Requirements
        • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
        • Trade certification in electrical, machinists, or specialty training required (Vocational school, military, trade).
        • Minimum of five years of related experience in electrical and mechanical maintenance, diagnostics, and repair.
        • Certified electrical training required (Vocational school, military, trade).
        • Journeyman level electrical certification preferred.
        • English language fluency: Speaking, reading, and writing.
        • Good verbal and written communication skills.
        • Proven excellent time management skills working in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.
        • Proven leadership ability.
        • Ability and knowledge of soldering, multi-meter, and oscilloscope.
        • Good PC Skills including Microsoft Office: E-mail, Excel, Word.
        • Computer networking & electronics.
        • PLC and interface knowledge. 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 . Other details
          • Job Family Operations
          • Job Function Gannett Publishing Services
          • Pay Type Hourly
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