Bristol Herald Production Facility Mailroom Manager
The position is responsible for managing and directing a staff of full and part-time employees in the Mailroom, assembling, inserting, bindery and packaging daily, weekly and commercial newspapers within the specific location on deadline. Understanding and maintenance of all equipment in the mailroom department is also included in the job description.
Manage all day-to-day Packaging
includes oversight for receiving, inventorying and insertion of all inserts,
management of dock operations and overseeing general operation of mailroom
staff and machinery. Directs employees to ensure correct inserts being
delivered, inventoried, processed and inserted into the separate published
editions that are delivered to our customers in a timely manner. Make sure all aspects of safety, and quality
control are in place at all times and strictly enforced.
Operate and maintain packaging
equipment allowing for consistentproduction workflow.
and oversee set-up and running of all inserting and down line
used in the Packaging operation. Ensure
of all packaging equipment is completed and logged
all deadlines and quality standards are met.
mechanical issues and repair as needed.
Budget for and hire staff, coordinate
with HR, counsel and coach employees on related problems or concerns, budget
for and order supplies
prospective applicants and hire as needed.
with employees and handle other issues that arise in the department in a timely
manner. Budget for staff and all
department supplies, be responsible for hiring and firing, inventory and
ordering department supplies.
Train and Coordinate departmental
all safety policies and train packaging employees in the safe
of the equipment in the department. Motivate workers and
a team environment working towards the common goals of the
Employee scheduling, administration,
approval of time sheets
personnel in the most efficient manner to accomplish the
needed on a daily basis.
MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
duties as assigned by Production Manager
NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
to be mechanically inclined, would be beneficial to have experience with
experience is mandatory for this position.
communication skills are a must to be able to motivate and instruct the staff
in order to achieve positive results.
ability to troubleshoot mechanical problems and find a solution is important.
Should possess the ability to make on-the-spot adjustments to workflow and planning to insure completion of
the product on deadline.
in budgeting and managing staffing, inventory and supplies a plus.
incumbent must be able to use strategic/tactical planning in order to achieve
the results necessary in this department.
This includes all aspects of insert receiving inventory, scheduling of
the packaging process and scheduling staff appropriately utilizing their skills
in the best possible manner to achieve positive results.
be mechanically inclined in order to problem solve daily mechanical issues that
be able to communicate with employees and peers in a positive manner and must
be able to achieve positive results by hiring, motivating and leading the
Must be able to do the entire budget, conduct
inventories and order supplies for the department.
primarily works during nighttime production hours, but schedule may vary.
- High school graduate or equivalent, college degree preferred (Associates or
- Minimum of five years' experience in a leadership or management role. Previous supervisory experience beneficial.
BH Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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