The Washington Post

Utility Mailer

3+ months agoSpringfield, VA

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 orequivalent

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?


Client-provided location(s): Springfield, VA, USA
Job ID: washington-JR-90272209

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • FSA
    • Wellness Program
    • On-Site Gym
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
  • Parental Benefits and Childcare
    • Paid Family Leave
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement
    • Pension
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development
    • Promote From Within
    • Shadowing Opportunities
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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