Utility Mailer

Springfield, VA
Apr 16, 2021
Dec 17, 2022
Part Time
Job Description

The Washington Post Production facility is in need of motivated and dependable individuals to join our part-time, on call production team as a Utility Mailer. We offer flexible scheduling, generous benefits, competitive wages, and you get to work in an innovative, creative, and friendly work environment.

Job Purpose:

• Assemble, mail and dispatch newspapers.

Schedule: Varies days, afternoons, and nights

Tasks performed:

• Lift and stack bundles weighing up to 30 pounds

• Transports skids of newspapers and inserts using a forklift/electric jack/deep reach

• Handles/transfers newspapers by loading trucks with forklift or electric jack

• Manually place bundles of paper, weighing up to 30 pounds, on and take off of conveyor belt

• Operate conveyor belt controls

• Feed stacks of papers into inserting machine

• Run and repair collating and inserting machines

• Change spools of materials weighing up to 50 pounds with the use of lifting tools

• Wraps and bundles utilizing machine

• Mechanically operates various electro-mechanical machinery that bundles, wraps, straps, and palletizes bundles of paper

• Dispatch materials to various locations in the rack

• Enter, verify, and monitor a dispatch information utilizing computer

• Cut metal and plastic bands from around skids

• Prepares product by fanning or jogging to separate and feeds in to machine

Job Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent

Previous manufacturing experience a plus

Ability to work in a fast paced noisy environment

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?


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