Packaging Assistant Manager-Gannett Publishing Services/Nashville, TN

Packaging Assistant Manager

Gannett Publishing Services

Nashville, TN

Job responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Packaging Manager—the Packaging Assistant Manager provides oversight support for all packaging operational, administrative & financial functions that may include, but are not limited to: Production & staff scheduling; annual budgeting; monthly / quarterly expense estimates (flash); inventory & purchasing of strap, bottom wrap, consumable parts & supplies; equipment maintenance & repair; specified packaging reports & web portal data entry; capital project development & execution; OSHA & EPA compliance; and staff hiring, training, development & performance reviews.

Direct operational oversight may include: Product sequencing; configuring packages; coordinating shipping & receiving; delivery dock operations; product staging; equipment set-up; and advanced operation of: Inserters, joggers, conveyors, stackers, folders, strappers, bottom wrap machines, loaders, printers, address labelers, adhesive advertising applicators, scales, pallet jacks, fork trucks, and stitch & trim binding equipment. General packaging maintenance includes—but is not limited to: Equipment blowdown, sweeping floors, and packaging materials disposal.

The primary objective is to support efficient production operations as needed to achieve & maintain on-time production, product quality standards, low waste, and operational safety.


High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Associate/Bachelor degree preferred.

Related Experience:

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Good math skills.

Financial acumen.

Mechanical aptitude.

Prior printing experience.

Prior supervisor or manager experience.

Technical Skills:

PC, Word, Excel, Email.

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