Machine Helper

Summary
Working under the supervision of the Lettershop Manager or a shift lead person, the Machine Helper moves work-in-process and finished goods, packages finished goods as required, labels loads, and generally assists the Machine Operator as required during the run.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 
  • Feed all machines and feeders with printed product
  • Remove printed product from machinery and package material according to job requirements
  • Sort and package mail according to USPS requirements
  • Identify, retrieve and stage material for Lettershop production
  • Palletize, identify and position Lettershop finished goods for future operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
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), but no prior experience or training is required.
 
Language Skills
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 speak effectively before groups of customers or associates of organization.
 
Mathematical Skills
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
 
Reasoning Ability
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.
 
Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic knowledge of PC skills.
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
None required.
 
Other Skills and Abilities
 
  • Must be able to read the address block and ensure barcodes are clear and legible.
  • Must be able to work with moving parts on equipment including all inkjet devices.
Other Qualifications                                                                                                            
None required
 
Physical Demands
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 occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate must regularly 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.
 
Work Environment
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 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)

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