Working under the supervision of the Lettershop manager or a shift lead person, the Inserter Operator I operates a 6 station inserter according to specifications on the job ticket.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Report directly to the Lettershop Manager or a shift lead person
- Read the job ticket and follow directions on the job ticket
- Set up and operate a 4 station and 6 station inserter
- Sort mail and tray all mail product
- Train other associates on machinery
- Run match mailing equipment
- Troubleshoot problems and perform minor repairs
- Pay close attention to detail
- Other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and three (3) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Other Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of USPS postal regulations
- Ability to interpret barcodes for quality control purposes
- Ability to work in a fast paced environment
- Ability to work well with others
- For jobs of 1-3 inserts: 4,000 per hour
- For jobs of 4-6 inserts: 2,5000 per hour
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate is occasionally required to walk. The associate must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Published on Wednesday, July 30, 2008 (updated 05/28/2014)