Inserter I

Job Description

  1. Job Purpose: A brief summary describing the primary purpose of the job.

    The
    Inserter II is assigned to perform post press related packaging tasks to
    support the efficient production operations to achieve and maintain on-time
    production, product quality standards, low waste, and operational safety.
  2. Key Responsibilities: A bulleted list that includes the key responsibilities, tasks and duties of this job; including approximate percentage (%) of time it takes to complete the tasks, not to exceed 100%. You can add or reduce the number of duties depending on the job.

    % of
    Total Time


General

Work as part of a packaging crew during a designated
shift to achieve on-time production performance including product quality and
accuracy standards and operational safety.

30%

Packaging Department Tasks


Assist lead
operators and/or supervisor with general material handling duties including
positioning pallets and sorting and preparing product for delivery and using
post office and other equipment


Stack product from the pressroom and hand inserting


Work as part of
a team on post-press equipment including inserting machines, joggers,
conveyors, stackers, folders, strappers, bottom wrap machines, loaders,
printers, address labelers, adhesive advertising applicators, scales[BJ1] , motorized pallet
jacks and stitch & trim binding and other post press equipment


Perform general
packaging maintenance including equipment blowdown, sweeping floors, and
pallet & packaging related materials disposal.

40%

Safety

Always work in a safe manner, and consistently utilize required safety
equipment to promote top-of-mind safety awareness:


Maintain a clean and safe work environment.


Complete required annual OSHA safety training programs: Lockout/Tag-out, Hazardous Communications,
Personal Protective Equipment, Hearing Conservation, Blood Borne Pathogens,
Forklift.


Ensure all machine safety-guards are installed, functioning
properly, and in use.


Immediately report all operational concerns, potential safety
hazards, injuries and near misses to packaging management and shift
supervisor.

15%

Communication


Provide timely and
accurate information to the shift supervisor


Immediately
report equipment or product issues to shift supervisor

10%

Other duties as assigned

5%

An
individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the
essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions of this position.

100%

  1. Accountabilities: Area of Influence. Indicate
    the position's primary area of responsibility (e.g., Head of a Business Unit, Department, etc.). Identify internal
    client groups or dotted-line reporting relationships that are critical to the job.
    Please include the frequency of the contact, if relevant

  • Primary: Packaging department team

  1. Requirements: Indicate the education level, previous experience, specific knowledge, skills and abilities required to meet the minimum entry-level requirements (not necessarily the incumbent's experience or education level) for this job. This may include special skills, statutes or regulations, and department procedures.


Education/Certification Requirements


High
school diploma or GED equivalent

Experience Required or Preferred


Prior
Packaging or related experience preferred.

Specialized Knowledge Required or
Preferred


Following
OSHA regulations required.

Universal Skills and Traits Preferred
(i.e., excellent written or verbal communication skills; ability to work
autonomously; self-starter; etc.)


English
language fluency: Understanding and
Speaking.


Self-starter.


Ability
to work as part of a team and complete tasks on deadline.

Technology/Equipment Expertise or
Proficiency

  • Good working knowledge of Mailroom equipment preferred.


  1. Travel Requirements: Include type of travel and including percentage (%) of time. None
  2. Managerial Responsibility: Indicate whether this job supervises, or leads others.


þNone

¨Lead Role (prioritizes assignments, provides assistance, schedules work, but does NOT directly

supervise)

¨Supervises/Manages Others (i.e. hires, prepares appraisals, disciplines, etc.)

  1. Company Funds: Does this position have access or handle company funds? Yes
    ¨ No þ
  2. Physical Demands: The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.


ANALYSIS OF PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION

1.

Strength

a.

Standing

75

% of time

machine operation

Walking

25

% of time

Preprint staging and machine
operation

Sitting

0

% of time

b.

Lifting

35

Lbs.

Preprints, supplies and finished
products

Carrying

35

Lbs

Preprints, supplies and finished
products

Pushing

1,000

Lbs.

Positioning product pallets

Pulling

1,000

Lbs.

Pallet jack assisted

Please use this space to describe
checked items.

2.

¨Climbing

¨Balancing

3.

þStooping

Inserter & downstream equipment
operation

þCrouching

Equipment/general maintenance

þ Crawling

Limited general maintenance

4.

þReaching

Inserter & downstream equipment
operation

þ Handling

Inserter & downstream equipment
operation

5.

þ Speaking

Communicate with staff

þ Hearing

Equipment malfunction, safety bells

6.

þSight

Moving mechanical parts in a complex
work environment

þDepth
Percept.

Moving mechanical parts in a complex
work environment

þ Color Vision

Matching bundle keys and verifying
product versions

  1. Working Conditions: The work environment
    characteristics described here are representative of those an individual may
    encounter while performing the essential functions of this position.


WORKING CONDITIONS

Are there particular working conditions associated with this position
which should be noted (i.e., working environment, hours or work, travel,
workspace, etc.)? Yes þ No
¨

If yes, please explain: May be
required to work flexible shifts including weekend, nights, late evenings, early
mornings, and[BJ2] holiday shifts around
loud production equipment.

I have read and understand the duties, responsibilities and requirements
for this job.*

Employee Name (Printed)

________ ____

Employee
Acknowledgement (Signature) Date

Gannett Co., Inc. is an
equal opportunity employer. All
decisions are based only on the individual's qualifications/ability to perform
the work. The above statements are
intended to describe the essential functions, nature and level or work to be
performed as of the document preparation date; they are not intended to be an exhaustive
list of all duties and responsibilities.
The company reserves the right to modify this job description at any
time, without notice.

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[BJ1]Insert motorized before pallet jacks?

[BJ2]Late evenings and early mornings?


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