Assistant Mailroom Manager

Richmond Times-Dispatch-Hanover, 8460 Times Dispatch Blvd, Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States of America Req #16079
Monday, May 23, 2022

ASSISTANT MAILROOM MANAGER

The Richmond Times-Dispatch is seeking a highly motivated and skilled assistant mailroom manager to actively manage a 5 day/7 night operation of full-time and part-time employees.  The ideal candidate for this important role must be able to direct floor supervisors in the assembly and preparation of newspapers for distribution.  The candidate must be organized and be able to plan and coordinate work schedule and performance evaluations for each employee.  The individual will act as a mediator for grievances among mailroom staff. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.Supervises preparation of newspapers for delivery.

2.Coordinates with operations’ supervisors to prepare work schedules and assignments for regular and part-time employees.  Maintains complete control of the Mailroom operation as it relates to scheduling, discipline and rewards.

3.Communicates with all employees, particularly the operations’ floor supervisors in order to maintain a smooth, well coordinated operation.

4.Ensures proper operation and maintenance of all mailroom equipment by working with production maintenance personnel in scheduling preventive, corrective and emergency maintenance of all equipment.

 

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.  Assists in special projects as needed.

2.  All other duties as assigned.

 

DIRECT REPORTS: 

1.Full time and Part-time employees

2.Temporary employees (indirect)

 

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

1.To understand the operation of departmental packaging, insertion, distribution, and mailing equipment.

2.Oral communication skills.

3.Safety conscious.

4.Multi tasking

5.Quality attitude.

6. Computer skills

7.Basic Mathematical skills

8.Some Mechanical skills


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

1.High School Diploma or equivalent

2.Training within a newspaper production department with at least 5 years direct exposure to all mailroom equipment, operations, and employee supervision.

3.Some college preferred.

 

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

0-24%

25-49%

50-74%

75-100%

Seeing:

Must be able to read instructions and labels on product.

 

 

 

100

Hearing:

Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with co-workers and vendors.

 

 

 

100

Standing/Walking:

 

30

 

 

Manual Dexterity:

Must be able to operate PC and phone system.

 

 

70

 

 

PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS for Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling: 

 

Sedentary Work:  Occasionally lifts up to 50-lbs.  Frequently walks, stands and bends.  Occasionally sits and twists.

           
EOE.

 

Other details

  • Job Family Multiple Dept
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education High School
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  • Richmond Times-Dispatch-Hanover, 8460 Times Dispatch Blvd, Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States of America