Material Handler, Part-Time/Night Shift

Material Handler/Inserter – Part-Time/Night Shift/Week End - Sterling Heights Location – Night Owls Wanted!, a US Today Network Company which prints the USA Today, the Detroit Free Press, and The Detroit News, has openings for Part-time Material Handler/Inserters at our Sterling Heights Operational Facility.

This is a great position to earn additional funds on the weekend including college students looking for extra income!

The work schedule is approx. 20 hours per week depending on work demand – Night Shift:

Friday: 10:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.

Saturday: 8:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Sunday: 10:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.

Additional availability may include Monday 6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Pay Rate: $10.62 per hour

We also offer the opportunity to learn additional skills which can lead to an increasing higher pay rate.

We are located in Sterling Heights, MI (16 Mile & Mound): 6200 Metropolitan Parkway (16 Mile Rd.)Sterling Heights, MI 48312

Key Responsibilities/Job Requirements:

This position is responsible for operating machines to insert preprinted advertisements into newspapers.

You will perform various functions necessary to package, insert and distribute supplements for daily and Sunday newspapers.

  • Ensure each bundle through stacker lines is properly wrapped and tied for delivery to Transportation.
  • Properly label, wrap and package all mail, files and V.I.P. papers.
  • Account for all papers in Mailroom by recording all waste, salvage and figures from stacker counters on proper reports.
  • Check bundles every ten minutes for accurate counts.
  • Neatly stack and separate all zoned product for expansion.
  • Maintain zone integrity by using proper zone wrappers on skids and bundles.
  • Maintain all equipment and general cleaning daily.
  • Communicate with supervisors to ensure proper operation is achieved.
  • Help to maintain a clean and safe work environment by using proper waste material receptacles, and participating in safety program.
  • Excellent attendance is expected.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods while working during shift.
  • Ability to lift newspaper bundles weighing up to 35 lbs.


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