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Utility Mailer

The Washington Post
Springfield, VA
Closing date
Oct 29, 2022

Job Details

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?



Thank you for your interest in a career with The Washington Post. We invite you to review all of our open positions to find the one that's right for you. We look forward to receiving your resume!

Since it first began publication more than 130 years ago, The Washington Post has grown into one of the most storied and respected news organizations in the world. A subsidiary of The Washington Post Company, today's Post is the indispensable guide to Washington. In print, we enjoy the highest penetration of any major metropolitan newspaper in the United States. On the web, we have the third largest news website with 17 million unique visitors each month, and have recently launched a celebrated news app for the iPad. We serve Washington in all media, on any platform, including paid products, events, and tailored content.

More broadly, The Washington Post Company delivers quality products to today's students, readers and viewers. What unites our company is the immediacy of our products and services, created by teachers and tutors at Kaplan; reporters and editors at our media properties; and associates at Cable ONE.
Washington Post Media views its employees as its most valuable asset and provides a comprehensive benefits package to promote healthy and balanced lives at work and at home. We offer competitive salaries, opportunities for training and career advancement and an outstanding, progressive benefits package including:
Health and dental benefits
Flexible healthcare and dependent care spending accounts
401(k) and company-funded cash balance plan
Life and disability insurance
Tuition reimbursement
Adoption assistance
Domestic partner benefits
Employee assistance program
Employee referral program

Company info
1301 K Street, N.W.

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