Press Operator Trainee

Lee Enterprises Inc   Grand Island, NE   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on July 7, 2024
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Press Operator or Press Operator Trainee

The Grand Island Independent is hiring for a full-time press operator to join our team to operate the printing press to publish the Grand Island Independent and numerous other Nebraska and Midwest regional newspapers and commercial print jobs.

This position works in the team to produce print products according to customer specifications and within deadlines. Duties include loading newsprint, making pasters, monitoring reel stands, setting ink densities, registration, filling ink fountains, setting folders, plate making, maintaining a safe and clean press area and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will be 18 years of age or older, able to lift up to 50 lbs., be able to distinguish colors, possess mechanical aptitude and have the ability to work night shifts as needed. The ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure is required. Previous printing press experience and/or manufacturing experience is preferred. We will train those who show aptitude.

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 74 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 34 million digital unique visitors.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at .

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply at and search for Grand Island.