Packaging Supervisor I

Company: Gannett Co., Inc. ( Learn More )

General Information
US-SD-Sioux Falls
High School
Not Specified
Job Description

Packaging Supervisor I

Gannett Publishing Services

Sioux Falls, SD

The Packaging Supervisoris responsible for all packaging, operational and a portion of administrative functions that include, but are not limited to:

Production & staff scheduling; assist manager with annual budgeting; inventory & purchasing of strap, consumable parts & supplies; equipment maintenance & repair; specified packaging reports & web portal data entry; capital project development & execution; OSHA & EPA compliance; 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, 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 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-hourand cost per 1000 pieces’ goals, product quality standards,achieve waste goals, and operational safety.


Qualified candidates must be available to work nights, some holidays and weekends as needed. Knowledge and experience with newspaper packaging equipment and processes (or similar equipment), including familiarity with package planning/zoning, quality control and preventive maintenance.

Able to operate and have a solid understanding of material handling equipment and newspaper equipment such as stackers, bottom wrap, strappers, pallet jacks, forklifts, etc.

We will consider training the right candidate with proven mechanical & maintenance experience.


High school diploma or GED equivalent.

Related Experience:

Previous packaging equipment operator experience with minimal 5 years of related experience operating, maintaining or repairing similar equipment.

Technology /Equipment Proficiency:

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


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