Mailroom Assistant

Lee Enterprises Inc   Mechanicsville, VA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on September 8, 2022
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JOB SUMMARY:

To perform various entry, mid and advanced-level functions associated with the packaging, insertion, distribution, and mailing of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, other publications and commercial products. Employees in this category are candidates for future full-time positions.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.Program, set-up and run stackers, strappers and conveyor lines. Repair (clear jams and reefed strap) or reload strapping machines. Inspect and operate pallet jacks (after required training). Handle plastic and cardboard waste, operate vertical balers. Assist mailers and lead mailers with inserter machine setup an product staging.

2.Reconfigure floor equipment including stackers, conveyors and strappers as needed for production runs. Monitor packaging production equipment, bundled product, and mail product on processing lines. Verify insert products and bundle counts are correct.

3.Feed preprinted advertising materials into inserting machines in a timely and quality oriented manner.

4.Stack down bundled products on pallets or in carts in a timely and quality oriented manner. Ensure carts are properly tagged and dispatched for transportation.

5.Process mail (ink-jet or pressure sensitive labeled) product on production lines.

6. Complete other more elaborate tasks and reports as required in the absence of mailers. Assist with the training of temporary labor. Provide feedback to supervisors on quality-related matters.

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. All other duties as assigned.

DIRECT REPORTS:

None

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

1.Manualdexterity

2.Able to work safely around production lines and equipment.

3.Ability to read and write

4.Mechanical aptitude and trouble shooting skills

5.Good written and verbal communication skills

6.Transport and stage pre-prints, load insert hoppers and verify accuracy

7.Program, setup and operate packaging equipment.

8.Stack down newspaper bundles on pallets/carts. Tag and direct carts for transportation.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

0-24%

25-49%

50-74%

75-100%

Seeing:

Must be able to read instructions and labels on product.

100

Hearing:

Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with co-workers and vendors.

100

Standing/Walking:

75

Manual Dexterity:

Must be able to operate PC and phone system.

25

Sedentary Work: Occasionally lifts up to 40-lbs. Frequently walks, stands and bends. Occasional kneeling and reaching above shoulder level.

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level or work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.