Packaging Coordinator

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Packaging Coordinator

Gannett Publishing Services

Montgomery, AL

Job Description:

Under the direction of packaging management-the Packaging Coordinator is a non-exempt position assigned to perform post press related packaging tasks that may include, but are not limited to: Production & staff scheduling; preprint verification, product sequencing; configuring packages; delivery dock oversight; product staging; equipment set-up; and operation of: Inserters, joggers, conveyors, stackers, folders, strappers, bottom wrap machines, loaders, printers, address labelers, adhesive advertising applicators, scales, pallet jacks, fork trucks, stitch & trim binding equipment and other post-press equipment.

Additional duties may include; communication and coordination of services for commercial products and non-daily products; communication with sales department and external customers, as required; general workplace maintenance; specified reporting; consumable parts & supply inventories.

The primary objective is to support efficient production operations as needed to achieve & maintain on-time production, product quality standards, low waste, and operational safety

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 operations on a designated shift
  • Critical relationships;


Requirements:

Education: High school diploma of GED equivalent. Associate/Bachelor operation or business management degree preferred.

Experience Required or Preferred: Minimum 2years previous packaging or similar/related experience.

Specialized Knowledge: Lean production/Worksmart fundamentals preferred.

Universal Skills and Traits preferred: English language fluency, reading & writing, proficient verbal & written communication skills, excellent time management, good math skills, financial acumen, mechanical aptitude.

Technology/Equipment:

• PC skills

• Microsoft Office: Email, Excel, Word

• Basic understanding of computer networking & electronics

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