Mailroom - Inserter II

This is an Apprenticeship position that we are willing to train the right person. No prior experience required.

The Evansville Courier & Press, a Gannett Company and part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is seeking a Mailroom Inserter to work with the packaging department for production of daily newspaper packages and other products.

In this role, you will:

  • Set-up and load the inserting, sticky note, and stitch and trim machine to allow for maximum efficiencies
  • Set-up and run commercial and newsprint stackers, utilizing different bucket sizes.
  • Jog and stack publications onto carts, pallets or conveyors.
  • Count, strap, and palletize bundles of product for distribution according to manifest draws, bundle keys, or pallet tags.
  • Assist with daily preventative maintenance and complete associated documentation.
  • Operate forklifts and pallet jacks, loading and unloading pallets and other packages as necessary; maintains department and insert warehouse in an orderly fashion.
  • Submit accurate, effective reports in a timely fashion as required.
  • Keep packaging production area safe, clean, and organized.
  • Correctly handles recyclable materials (as assigned) to receive best overall recovery of salvageable materials.
  • Learn and understand all packaging safety rules including chemical safety, hearing conservation, etc.

Here’s what you need:

  • Excellent problem solving and basic math skills.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in newspaper packaging department required
  • Excellent people skills. Must be able to work well and constantly communicate (both written and verbally).
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and meet all deadlines.
  • Must be able to operate and have solid understanding of all material handling equipment including forklifts, clamp trucks, walk behind lifts, pallet jacks, etc.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to repeatedly and for long periods of time lift and load stacks of insert products into packaging machinery.
  • Exposure to paper dust.

Here’s what we have to offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(K) Saving Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Company Holidays
  • Paid Time Off to Volunteer in the Community
  • Employee Discount Program


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