• Location
    Port Saint Lucie, Florida
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Assembly / Production

Our client, a major newspaper publisher in the Port St. Lucie area, is looking for PART-TIME employees. This is an extended temporary part-time position. 1st shift hours will be 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 2nd shift hours will be 3:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. and possibly until 2:30 a.m. Saturday's are required. This work schedule is subject to fluctuate at company's request, so flexibility on availability is ideal.

Job Description:

--Performs work within the technical area of the packaging department for production of daily newspaper packages and other products.
--Set-up and load the inserting machine to allow for maximum efficiencies and minimum stops, ultimately producing a completed insert package.
--Must learn and understand all light settings and drops.
--Properly set-up and run commercial and newsprint stackers, utilizing different bucket sizes.
--Jog and stack publications onto carts, pallets or conveyors.
--Count, strap, and palletize bundles of product for distribution according to manifest draws, bundle keys, or pallet tags.
--Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
--Must be able to repeatedly and for long periods of time lift and load stacks of insert products into packaging machinery.
--Exposure to paper dust.
--Exposure to constant machine noise.
--Must be able to repeatedly lift up to 25 pounds and frequent lifting of 25 to 50 pounds required.
--Repeated reaching, bending, stooping and twisting required.

Experience: Skills & Abilities:

--Excellent problem solving and basic math skills.
--Excellent people skills. Must be able to work well and constantly communicate (both written and verbally).
--Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and meet all deadlines.
--No prior newspaper packaging department experience required.
--Must be physically able to perform REPEATED reaching, bending, stooping and twisting.
--Flexibility/availability to either morning or evening shift highly desired.

Local candidates ONLY to the Port St. Lucie area will be considered.

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