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Dow Jones Apprentice Pressman in CHICOPEE, Massachusetts

Job Description: About us:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the world's largest news-gathering operations globally. It is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron's, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor's Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

About the Role

The Production Department handles Printing and packaging of various newspaper titles including The Wall Street Journal, Barrons, Investors business daily and New York Post. You will perform daily press operations in the manufacturing of Dow Jones' and contract print publications in a cost-effective manner, with the highest quality standards available using existing technology. This includes but is not limited to Preparing, Operating and Maintain newspaper printing presses and all associated pressroom equipment. You will make pasters, web presses, push rolls, hang printing plates, set color and registration and general equipment cleaning and maintenance. You will meet customer expectations for reproduction quality, content freshness and productivity, while managing materials consumption cost-effectively. You will be based in Chicopee, Massachusetts and report to the Foreman.

You Will:

  • Prepare presses for nightly operation of Dow Jones & Co. publications.

  • Perform press operations to continuously improve upon the Production Quality Score, which integrates key performance measures such as reproduction quality, content freshness, productivity, and cost-effective materials consumption.

  • Maintain open communication with supervisor and other employees while clearly reaching the goals and objectives of the department.

  • Assist in the training of new employees.

  • Meet established performance standards, attend recommended training and complete active assignments.

  • Understand and follow all corporate and plant policies/practices.

  • Keep accurate, useful and timely operational and maintenance records.

  • Work with the production manager to set equipment maintenance priorities.

You Have:

  • 0-1 years of experience and will be trained.

  • The following physical attributes because you will be working around and operating heavy equipment with 4 levels of moving parts: Good vision, balance, hearing, and hand-eye coordination.

  • The ability to stand for 7.25 hours, lift 50 lbs., kneel, bend, stoop and reach out and over head, climb stairs and ladders and push rolls of newsprint.

  • Good color perception.

  • Mechanical capabilities.

  • Previous experience in a production environment such as in cold web newspaper printing.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Proficiency in the use of business PC applications and press controls.

Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plans

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans

  • Education Benefits

  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Employee Referral Program

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Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at talentresourceteam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - Print Operations

Job Category: Production & Skilled Trades

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you.

Req ID: 42173

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