MediaNews Group, Inc.


Job Locations US-OH-Willoughby
Posted Date 2 months ago(9/8/2020 3:48 PM)
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The News Herald in Willoughby, a subsidiary of MediaNews Group, is seeking a Pressman to join the team!  MediaNews Group offers news reporting and third party advertising and marketing opportunities through its multi-platform products which include: web, mobile, tablet, and print.  We are one of the largest media groups in the U.S., serving high-value audiences and connecting advertisers to them. MNG publishes award-winning content (49 Pulitzers) that amasses and engages a nationwide audience via 800 multi-media platforms including web, mobile, social, and print.  We are transforming the news industry. #LI-RL1


  • Reads work order or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or stackers to be moved and set-up.
  • Loads and unloads materials onto or form pallets by hand.
  • Operates hand pallet jack, electronic truck, and/or forklift to move articles before or after printing.
  • Monitors stackers for proper operation; stops machine and attempts to correct malfunctions; notifies supervisor of malfunction if necessary.
  • Lifts heavy objects by hand or with power hoist.
  • Verify Pressroom has stock, plates, and ink for upcoming jobs.
  • Stage supplies for upcoming jobs on schedule counts and record number of units of materials moved or handled by specific orders.
  • Conveys materials between department's storage areas, loading areas, and printing presses.
  • Assist press crew with make-ready's and wash-ups as directed by the Lead Pressman. 
  • Cleans machines and work area daily.
  • Makes simple adjustments or repairs to equipment. Assist with press maintenance as directed.
  • Completes job forms and other department documents as necessary.
  • Shares responsibility with team / department members for quality of outputs.
  • Maintains neat and orderly department, implementing good housekeeping practices.
  • Work toward becoming a Pressman Level 2+ while learning the machine operation.


  • Ability to stand, bend, climb, reach and kneel repeatedly during a 12 hour shift.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds repeatedly.
  • Work a flexible work schedule (day, evening and weekends).
  • Ability to work overtime as requested.
  • Ability to work a 12 hour shift.
  • Ability to and successfully become forklift certified if hired.
  • Ability to and successfully become pallet jack certified if hired.
  • Ability to and successfully become electronic truck certified if hired.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


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