Production Mechanic

Lee Enterprises Inc   Munster, IN   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on June 11, 2024
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The Times, a division of Lee Enterprises, has an opportunity for a mechanically inclined individual to join our team as Packaging Maintenance Mechanic. Responsibilities include routine maintenance, adjustments and complete breakdowns of newspaper packaging equipment and training employees on safe operations of equipment.

Essential duties:
  • Ensure packaging department equipment is fully operational at all times, including, but not limited to, inserting machines, stackers, strappers and conveyors
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Search out opportunities for improvements that can be made
  • Working in accordance with established safety practices
The ideal candidate will have five years of experience in the packaging department of a mailroom; however we will train the right candidate with solid mechanical aptitude and machine experience.

Physical requirements include the ability to move and reach around the machinery, use of hands and lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds. Good concentration, attention to detail, the ability to follow and give direction and good hand and eye coordination are required. We are looking for someone with flexibility to work a varied schedule to have access to the machines when they are running and idle.

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 73 markets in 26 states.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We respect and celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 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.