Packaging Manager

Hearst Newspapers Fremont, CA
Purpose ofPosition: (Summarize overall purpose of job.)

The PackagingManager is responsible for the safe operation and proper maintenance ofinserting machines, palletizers, stitch and trim machines, as well as any otherancillary equipment.

Job Duties:

1. Plansand directs all proper insertion of products

2. Handlesall paperwork as it relates to insertion, mailing shift reports, system reportsor any other data that needs to be recorded and sent out leadership, etc

3. Maintaina clean and safe work environment

4. Schedulesand training packaging personnel through effective usage of the PackagingOperations Manager who will report directly to this position

5. Effectivelymanages packaging personnel

6. Managesall bundle tops for all internal products

7. Responsiblefor recording all shipping and receiving products

8. Matchesup physical inserts with orders for all products to be packaged, both internaland commercial

9. Ensuresfinished products are properly wrapped or bundled per customer requirements

10.Resolveany issues as it relates to personnel, technical issues or equipment

11. Schedules press personnel.

12. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Education,Training and Experience:

Highschool graduate; 4 years within packaging

3-6years of experience in a management or supervisory role

Excellentinterpersonal skills to work collaboratively with other departments

Experienceleading continuous improvement initiatives (6sigma, Lean, TPM, etc)

Strongproblem-solving skills and established ability to work under pressure to meetstrict deadlines

Certificates, Registrations,or Licensure: (Specify those required to hold the position.)

Skills,Knowledge and Abilities:

Shouldbe mechanically inclined; Must be able to effectively operate in a deadline environment;Must have an understanding of principles of offset printing; Must have conceptual understanding of pressimpositions and layouts; Must be able to effectively manage staff

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