Packaging Manager

Packaging Manager

Gannett Publishing Services

Milwaukee, WI

Under the direction of the General Manager—the Packaging Manager is responsible for all packaging operational, administrative & financial functions that 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 evaluations.

Direct operational oversight includes: 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 related equipment. General packaging maintenance oversight includes—but is not limited to: Equipment blowdown, preventive maintenance, sweeping floors, and packaging materials disposal.

The primary objective is to support efficient production operations as needed to achieve & maintain on-time production, established Insert pieces per hour and cost per 1000 pieces’ goals, product quality standards, achieve waste goals, and operational safety.

Requirements:

Indicate the education level, previous experience, specific knowledge, skills and abilities required to meet the minimum entry-level requirements (not necessarily the incumbent’s experience or education level) for this job. This may include special skills, statutes or regulations, and department procedures.

Education:

High school diploma or GED equivalent. Associate/Bachelor operation or business management degree preferred.

Related Experience:

Previous packaging equipment operator experience with minimal 5 years supervisor/managerial experience operating similar equipment.

Lean production/6 sigma fundamentals.

Technology /Equipment Proficiency:

PC Skills, Microsoft Office, Email, Excel and Word. Basic understanding of computer networking and electronics.

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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.

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