2nd shift Operations Specialist

Company Name:
Pitney Bowes, Inc
Pitney Bowes Seeks a FT Operations Specialist
Pitney Bowes Mail Services
This position will sit in our Pitney Bowes Mail Services business unit. This business unit helps customers earn the best possible discounts on First-Class and Standard postage with our presort services, doing work the U.S. Post Service would otherwise have to perform. This service spans the globe with international offerings, ranging from mail preparation and fulfillment to courier and freight services__
We are currently seeking an experienced FT Operations Specialist and will be located in our Ashland, VA location
Summary of Job:
The Presort Mail Operations Specialist position is a trainee position for any employee or successful applicant who would like to learn all facets of operations at Pitney Bowes Presort Services.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Knowledgeable of United States Post Office ( USPS) rules and regulations for pre-sort mail practices.
Assists Operations Manager in completing required USPS and internal reports, job costing reports and application of all USPS postal regulations. Assures clear and concise communication of pertinent information between shifts.
Achieves a working knowledge of the Mail Preparation Total Quality Management program. Assures quality of all mail received from receipt of the mail, through processing and final presentation of the mail to the USPS, and understands how the various facets of the operation are affected by this program.
Organizes the mail flow on the production floor by assigning workers and assessing volumes and type of mail based on current staffing levels.
Follows-up to assure mail processing proceeds at the pace needed to meet postal deadlines.
Assists in the coordination of the operation''s transportation and logistics including Presort van routes, courier communications and routes, Mack truck routes and any cost tracking associated with transportation and drop-shipping of mail.
Sets up windows on the various machines using presort software. Prepares reports as directed.
Oversees quality function throughout the production area. Assures quality of all mail received from receipt of the mail, through processing and final presentation of the mail to the USPS. Assures Mail Preparation Total Quality Management processes and procedures are followed at all times.
Offers suggestions regarding increasing efficiency of use of equipment.
Ensures maximization of productivity through timely and efficient workflow of the mail in conjunction with the Operations Manager.
Supervises in accordance with company policies and applicable laws. Reviews time clock hours of production workers to assure accuracy. Interprets company policies to production staff as needed and upholds safety regulations and practices.
Offers suggestions for improved working conditions.
Regular scheduled attendance.
All interested individuals must apply online. Pitney Bowes is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace. Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply
Please note we cannot accept e-mailed resumes. If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply on-line through this career center.
High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required
Associates Degree preferred or a minimum of 2 years in the mail industry
Minimum of 2-3 years of progressively more responsible experience in a production environment demonstrating leadership skills and initiative.
Production and supervisory experience preferably in the pre-sort, mailing, mailroom or associated industry where familiarity with USPS requirements and/or regulations are applied.
Supervisory experience should include interviewing, hiring, training, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints, solving problems and safety issues.
Demonstrated ability to use basic analytical, mechanical and problem solving skills in response to varied day-to-day production activities.
Possesses ability to read and interpret general business periodicals and USPS postal regulations and understand the effects of changes on Presort business/operations.
Proficiency in spreadsheet applications in Microsoft Office environment.
Evaluating operations efficiency and making appropriate changes to insure maximum throughput. This would include analysis of PC reports and other data.
Solid understanding of use of Windows environment to set up production runs.
Ability to prepare reports and calculate volumes, rejects and other pertinent data. Math skills will include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and analytical problem solving.
Ability to proficiently speak, write and understand English.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers and employees.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished orally or in writing..
Ability to effectively train others.
Lifting at least 50 pounds required
Ability to stand, walk,lifting, stooping and bending for long periods required
Willingness to submit to a pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check required
Date: 07/03/2014
Job Location: Ashland, VA
Job ID: 147663
Location: Ashland, VA, US

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