MediaNews Group, Inc.

  • Packaging Supervisor

    Job Locations US-CA-Riverside
    Posted Date 1 week ago(2/11/2019 3:12 PM)
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    For over a century, the eleven (11) daily newspapers comprising the Southern California News Group (SCNG) have been established leaders in local news and advertising. From Long Beach to the San Fernando and San Gabriel Valleys, to the vast Inland Empire, and Orange and Riverside counties, our newspapers have a long tradition of editorial and advertising excellence in the towns and neighborhoods they serve — forming a special kind of trust and brand loyalty that readers and advertisers value most.#SCNG #Mid-Senior level


    We're looking for a Packaging Supervisor to join our team.  Responsibilities include:

    • Supervise the mailroom work group work shift (11 - 14 employees per shift)
    • Produce shift paperwork utilizing Excel, and other 3rd party software. This included beginning of the shift pallet tag production per edition and end of shift reporting
    • Operate the Magnapac insert machine for inserting of commercial product that requires inserting
    • Operate and troubleshoot forklift, Accraply Notes application machine, and all other mailroom equipment when needed to facilitate product flow
    • Trouble shoot equipment issues during production and coordinate with maintenance regarding repair and upkeep of mailroom and insert equipment
    • Coordinate with Pressroom regarding shift production schedules, product quality and draw issues
    • Coordinate with Distribution and our 3rd party trucking partners to optimize distribution of printed product
    • Supervise safe work practices during the shift and compile necessary safety training and injury reporting when necessary
    • Coordinate with Anaheim Insert Facility regarding production flow and transportation of product between the two locations

    The work schedule for this role is:

    • Monday 6pm - 2:30am
    • Tuesday 6pm - 2:30am
    • Wednesday and Thursday Off
    • Friday 6pm - 2:30am
    • Saturday 7pm - 3:30am
    • Sunday 7pm - 3:30am


    • Ability to learn and troubleshoot multiple peices of equipment including: Forklift, Magnapac Insert Machine, Accraply Note Applicator, various Newsprint stackers and bundlers
    • Ability to work with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and with 3rd party programs utilized in generating paperwork and reporting of shift production
    • Ability to work successfully in a supervisory role
    • General knowledge of the newspaper production and distribution process would be helpful

    As an applicant, all your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. We are an equal opportunity employer who supports a diverse workforce. We offer competitive wages and benefit packages that include medical, dental, vision, 401(K) plan and more.


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