Machine Operator

Production Columbia, SC


  1. Operates inserters; setting up hoppers for various preparing jobs. Duties include but are not limited to:
    • Program inserter controls accurately for packaging.
    • Stage products for insertion.
    • Check inserts packages for accuracy.
    • Insure timely and accurate insertion of products.
    • Instruct other distribution workers.
    • Works with both subscriber and mail operations.
    • Monitor machine matrix vs inserts to achieve highest piece per labor hour.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Demonstrated reliable work performance. 
  • Ability to follow and carryout instructions independently. 
  • Ability to establish working relationships within department and effectively communicate needs to other members of the work group.
  • Good hand coordination to handle inserts and newspaper bundles of various sizes.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule.
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds repeatedly.
  • Ability to stand on cement surface for extended periods of time.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and to contribute in a team environment.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing work priorities.
  • Must demonstrate regular and reliable attendance. Additional hours, including overtime, may be required depending on workload.