Mailroom Helper

Canton, OH, USA Req #12922
Thursday, April 8, 2021
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The primary role of the Mailroom Helper is to process and bundle all publications for carriers, haulers and mail delivery; operate inserting machine and supporting equipment and ensure all inserts are properly inserted into each publication for distribution. Perform maintenance on all packaging equipment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Process and bundle all publications for carriers, haulers and mail delivery
  • Pull papers off the press and move to inserting machine
  • Program SLS Machine
  • Make packets; what inserts go into the different zones
  • Mark manifests to show where the different zones start and stop
  • Total all publications for each different zone
  • Program packet and zone information into the computer
  • Operate inserting machine
  • Perform standardized set up and adjustments, maintenance, and operating procedures
  • Monitor inserting machine and make adjustments
  • Ensure all inserts are properly inserted into each product for distribution
  • Check advertising inserts scheduled to run; make sure inserted in correct publication and zone
  • Pre-stuff inserts in Sunday comics
  • Move advertising inserts from pallets to inserting machine
  • Observe operation of inserting machine and notify of malfunctions
  • Process and bundle newspapers for delivery to mail subscribers
  • Address newspapers for mail subscribers
  • Sort and assemble mail bundles according to zip code
  • Tie mail bundles by using strapping machine
  • Deliver mail bundles to post office
  • Process and bundle newspapers for delivery to carriers and haulers
  • Count and assemble carrier and hauler bundles
  • Hand count bundles that do not contain the same number of newspapers as regular bundles
  • Tie carrier and hauler bundles by using strapping machine
  • Move bundles onto conveyor for distribution to carriers and haulers
  • Perform maintenance on equipment
  • Unload semi-trucks if necessary (need to be certified on the forklift)
  • Maintain and keep work areas clean
  • Maintain strict operating procedures and safety guidelines
  • Meet deadlines
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid driver's license
  • High school diploma or equivalent
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Other details

  • Job Family GateHouse Media
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Canton, OH, USA