Careers | Fry Communications, Inc

Careers

If you are looking for a career that will challenge and fulfill you, then consider joining one of the largest privately-held printers on the East Coast -- Fry!

We are looking for innovative thinkers, dedicated workers and people with a “can do” attitude. In return, we provide a stable work environment, ongoing job related training, and the opportunity for advancement. We offer above average wages and an excellent benefits package, including 40 hours paid vacation every six months, employer-paid health insurance options, disability insurance after six months, and a 401(k) matching plan after one year. Many departments also offer bonus/incentive wages based on production and quality factors.

Fry operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Production shifts are 12 hours, with workday rotation schedules of five on/two off/two on/five off or seven on/seven off depending on the department.

We are currently hiring Entry Level Bindery and Press production positions, as well as considering qualified candidates for Customer Service and Sales Positions. 

To complete an online application form, click here.

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At Fry, the Entry Level Bindery and Press positions start between $16/hr and $22/hr. You have immediate opportunities to advance – driving you to be better than yesterday. Through our Accelerated Training program, we will teach you a skilled trade and give you the opportunity to earn more than $22/hr in your first 2 years. As your career progresses, there are multiple upward paths available, as we are continuously looking for our next group of leaders to excel within the organization.

Fry offers competitive pay as well as medical, dental, prescription, and life insurance, a 401(k) plan with matching contributions, vacation, and other great benefits.

Fry is among the largest magazine and direct-mail printers in the U.S. Fry is closely following the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), and implementing processes that promote the safety of our employees, candidates, customers and community. We follow all CDC and local health authorities, federal and state government guidelines.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Remove product from stacking machines at the end of the printing press or finishing machine.
  • Work with loose and/or completed product by stacking onto pallets, transferring to tables and placing into a collator hopper or into mail bags.
  • Move product/skids with a hand jack, motorized Raymond (Big Joe) lift or Forklift (training provided).
  • Comply with all quality, safety, and work rules and regulations.
  • Effectively communicate with team members.
  • Assist other crew members with various duties including webbing up of the press and/or special handwork in order to meet customer requests.
  • Follow all clean-up and housekeeping procedures

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18-years of age or older
  • Printing, factory, or other mechanical work experience a plus
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to write and read measurements.
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • The ability to use a computer/manipulate touch screens
  • The ability to use repetitive hand/wrist movement
  • Ability to lift 30 to 60lbs as needed
  • 12 hour shift (6pm to 6am or 8pm to 8am) 7 days over a two week period with 7 days off with the potential of working overtime.

 

Customer Service Positions

The Customer Service Account Administrator (CSAA) is the primary point of contact for a customer and principally responsible for achieving customer satisfaction. You will work directly with customers to develop project requirements and disseminate these requirements to downstream production departments from prepress through shipping.
 
Required Skills and Education
At minimum, a high school diploma or GED is required. A Bachelor’s degree and/or experience in printing, publishing, or project management is preferred. Ability to practice touch typing and read/write at a minimum of an 8th grade level is required. Command of at least basic geometry and algebra is beneficial. This position requires the ability to think critically, communicate at a high level and take the lead on problem solving.
 
Working Conditions
As a CSAA you will work a minimum of 40 hours per week. We are currently working a hybrid on-site/off-site schedule. Hours are somewhat flexible in order to accommodate customer schedules, however your approx. 8+ hours/day must be worked between 6am and 6pm. Dress code in office is business casual. 
 
Responsibilities
1. Reporting project specifications to Fry Estimating department for quoting
2. Managing customer manufacturing schedules
3. Working with sales representatives to understand customer business model/strategy
4. Working with customers to develop distribution and packing guidelines for each job
5. Documenting press runs for prepress and manufacturing
6. Documenting bindery manifest for manufacturing
7. Managing inventory of supplied inserts
8. Documenting mail requirements for data processing postal staff
9. Managing inventory of supplied paper
10. Communicating customer billing requirements
11. Keeping an organized filing system of job records
12. Keeping an organized directory of customer contacts
13. Working with scheduling and management to resolve project jeopardies
14. Interacting professionally with a variety of personalities
 

Sales Representative

We’re looking for an experienced print sales executive with a great production background, some customer service experience, and a willingness to take on the “long sell.” We need a sales rep who can advocate for existing customers and develop prospects into customers with equal ease. Prefer a person located in the southeastern portion of the United States.

 

Additional Company Information

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Fry is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Fry does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Fry also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees.  We are a Drug Free Workplace.

All applicants must satisfactorily pass a standard intelligence test, a mechanical aptitude test, a physical examination, and a drug screen.

Interviewing Procedure During the COVID-19 Epidemic: We will call or email you to schedule a date and time for your interview.  All applicants will be REQUIRED to wear a mask during the interview process. 

To complete an online application form, click here.

To contact our Human Resources Department or submit your resume, please send an email to: hr@frycomm.com